Personal Income Distribution and Personal Savings in Pakistan

  • Asbjorn Bergan


One of the objectives of Pakistan’s Third Five-Year Plan is ‘to make substantial progress towards achieving certain specific social objectives such as diminishing inequalities in the distribution of income...’ [4, p. 39]. The main purpose of the present study is to measure these inequalities. As the basic source we have used provides data on private consumption as well as on personal income, some rough calculations on personal savings (as residuals) have been included in this paper.


Capita Income Income Distribution Personal Income Saving Rate Lorenz Curve 
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