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  1. 65% of Pakistani households contain one or more adolescents.  23% more have children under the age of 10 who will be the next generation of adolescents. 
  2. Out of the population of 130.6 million, 29.6 million are adolescents (10-19 year old).
  3. Overall, nearly 30% of adolescents in Pakistan have never attended school, though this figure is higher for girls (44%) and rural adolescents (36%).

  4. Roughly one third of adolescents report working in either paid or unpaid employment (excluding housework).  The majority of adolescent girls engage in housework activities.

 

 

 

 

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