Short-Term Employment Functions in Manufacturing Industries of Pakistan

Author: Karamat Ali
Publication Year : 1978

The manufacturing sector has played an important role in the economic development of Pakistan. The main indicator of industrial growth—the percentage share of manufacturing in Gross National Product—has been increasing. However, the percentage of employment in manufacturing has decreased. “The share of manufacturing in GNP has increased from 8.1 percent in 1950 to 16.0 percent in 1968. But employment in manufacturing sector declined from 15.0 percent of total employment to 14.3 percent in 1965 [5, p.212].

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