Per Capita Income rises to $1,629


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ISLAMABAD: The per capita income in dollar terms has increased from $ 1,531 in Fiscal Year 2016 to $ 1,629 in 2017.

According to Economic Survey of Pakistan, launched by Finance Minister here Thursday, the main contributing factors for the rise in per capita income were higher real GDP growth, lower growth in population and stability of Pak Rupee.

In term of percentage, the per capita income in dollar terms has witnessed a growth of 6.4 percent in FY 2017 as compared to 1.1 percent last year.—Business Recorder