Pakistan has a population of 177.3 million people, and a land mass of 770 000 km2. Life expectancy is 65 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1468, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 5.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 283.6 billion.
Pakistan is ranked at place 144 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Pakistan is ranked at place 117, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Pakistan in 2016 were NOK 90 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Pakistan at a value of 683 million.