#tagcoding for Pakistan ?

Consider Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi9 - Be collaborative. By suitably #tagcoding genuine content, stakeholders and donors can contribute it to an open domestic and global conversation on governance, knowledge sharing and innovation for sustainable development, the economic activities and functions of government in Pakistan, its cities and municipalities. By providing low-hurdle access to open data that matters to a particular context or trade, stakeholders are empowered to add data-driven elements to the discourse and their learning.

In a #tag2wiki step, the #tagcoded content can be curated, analysed, and shared and conflicting viewpoints can be covered in wiki sector maps and maps of the functions of government, as part of Pakistan's planning for inclusive and sustainable development1.

This reference page for Pakistan is not intended for being read in a linear way. Rather, it must be used as a "4 dimensional topic map" for a knowledge and data driven development discourse in Pakistan. The reader with an interest in a particular topic can quickly find open data and other content on that "topic in its context and dimension". Before contributing new content, we recommend the reader to minimally check the content that is (referenced) on this page, and to keep in mind Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi7 - Reuse and improve. For what concerns the reuse, improving or addition of new content, we recommend the use of the suitable hashtag with awareness of its dimension (lgu, sdg, isic or cofog).

#PKlgu tags for administrative units, with curated open data.

Learn about Pakistan's administrative units, the district, via the Official Gateway to the Government of Pakistan , the Economic Affairs Division website, and Geohive page of Pakistan.

City #PKlgu Development data ( Knoema )
Faisalabad [Punjab] #PK04 Data atlas
Karachi [Sindh] #PK05 Data atlas
Lahore [Punjab] #PK04 Data atlas
Muzaffarabad [Azad Jammu and Kashmir] #PK06 Data atlas
Quetta [Balochistan] #PK02 Data atlas
Peshawar [FATA] #PK01 Data atlas
Islamabad [FCT Islamabad] #PK08 Data atlas
Gilgit [Gilgit-Baltistan] #PK07 Data atlas
Peshawar [Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] #PK03 Data atlas
national #tags Pakistan
#PKlgu tags based on geocode defined by Ministry of Economics Affairs & Statistics (district)
The #PKlgu codes of other district ( see also the Geohive page of Pakistan.)
construct more tags with the extended divisioning geocodes (Geohive)

Note: As there is no domestically defined geocode for each district, we use the numerical part of the ADM1 code2. Obtain that code from the ADM1 Code Search module by entering Pakistan's GEC country code: PK3.

#tagcoding for Pakistan : #PKlgu 4local #sdgPK 4goals #isicPK 4economy #cofogPK 4gov

#sdgPK tags for sustainable development goals

Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs)4 in Pakistan - use #sdgPK on Twitter or G+.

(tab guide)
#SDG1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
#SDG2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
#SDG3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
#SDG4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all
#SDG5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
#SDG6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
#SDG7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
#SDG8: Promote sustained, inclusive & sustainable economic growth, full & productive employment & decent work for all
#SDG9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
#SDG10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
#SDG11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
#SDG12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
#SDG13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
#SDG14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
#SDG15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, …
#SDG16: Promote peaceful & inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, .. institutions
#SDG17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

#isicPK tags for economic activities

Sector in Pakistan #isicPK #tag
A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing #PK88A
B - Mining and quarrying #PK88B
C - Manufacturing #PK88C
D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply #PK88D
E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities #PK88E
F - Construction #PK88F
G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles #PK88G
H - Transportation and storage #PK88H
I - Accommodation and food service activities #PK88I
J - Information and communication #PK88J
K - Financial and insurance activities #PK88K
L - Real estate activities #PK88L
M - Professional, scientific and technical activities #PK88M
N - Administrative and support service activities #PK88N
O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security #PK88O
P - Education #PK88P
Q - Human health and social work activities #PK88Q
R - Arts, entertainment and recreation #PK88R
S - Other service activities #PK88S
T - Activities of households #PK88T
U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies #PK88U

#cofogPK tags for functions of government

+ Government and the People

Check out Pakistan's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014 to understand the country's challenges in below areas.


09 - Education - #PK09fg

Functions of government #cofogPK tag
Pre-primary education (IS) #cofog0911PK
Primary education (IS) #cofog0912PK
Lower-secondary education (IS) #cofog0921PK
Upper-secondary education (IS) #cofog0922PK
Post-secondary non-tertiary education (IS) #cofog0930PK
First stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0941PK
Second stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0942PK
Education not definable by level (IS) #cofog0950PK
Subsidiary services to education (IS) #cofog0960PK
R&D Education (CS) #cofog0970PK
Education n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0980PK
Initiatives COFOG 09.7: Education For All - Global Monitoring Report: Education Inequalities Indicators
COPNI 04.7: Bengali Wikipedia Baluchi Online Encyclopedia, Dogri Online Encyclopedia, Gujarati Wikipedia Marwari Online Encyclopedia, Panjabi Wikipedia Rajasthani Online Encyclopedia



09 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 09 - Education
The related category of industry (ISIC) is P - Education
International World Bank Education Strategy 2020
09.1 - Pre-primary and primary education (also COPNI 04.1): Education For All, Primary Education, Early childhood education at Development Strategies that work
09.2 - Secundary education(also COPNI 04.2): Secundary Education at Development Strategies that work
09.3 - Post-secundary non-tertiary education (also COPNI 04.3):
09.4 - Tertiary education(also COPNI 04.4):
09.5 - Education not-definable by level (also COPNI 04.5): Special education for persons with intellectual or psycho-social disabilities at Development Strategies that work
09.6 - Subsidiary services to education: Access to Schools, Preventive health care and improved nutrition for children at Development Strategies that work
09.7 - R&D Education(also COPNI 04.6):
09.8 - Education n.e.c.: World Bank Education Strategy 2020
COPNI 04.7 - Other educational services:

+ Government and the Economy, Environment and Community


04 - Economic Affairs - #PK04fg

Functions of government #cofogPK tag
General economic and commercial affairs (CS) #cofog0411PK
General labour affairs (CS) #cofog0412PK
Agriculture (CS) #cofog0421PK
Forestry (CS) #cofog0422PK
Fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0423PK
Coal and other solid mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0431PK
Petroleum and natural gas (CS) #cofog0432PK
Nuclear fuel (CS) #cofog0433PK
Other fuels (CS) #cofog0434PK
Electricity (CS) #cofog0435PK
Non-electric energy (CS) #cofog0436PK
Mining of mineral resources other than mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0441PK
Manufacturing (CS) #cofog0442PK
Construction (CS) #cofog0443PK
Road transport (CS) #cofog0451PK
Water transport (CS) #cofog0452PK
Railway transport (CS) #cofog0453PK
Air transport (CS) #cofog0454PK
Pipeline and other transport (CS) #cofog0455PK
Communication (CS) #cofog0460PK
Distributive trades, storage and warehousing (CS) #cofog0471PK
Hotels and restaurants (CS) #cofog0472PK
Tourism (CS) #cofog0473PK
Multi-purpose development projects (CS) #cofog0474PK
R&D General economic, commercial and labour affairs (CS) #cofog0481PK
R&D Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0482PK
R&D Fuel and energy (CS) #cofog0483PK
R&D Mining, manufacturing and construction (CS) #cofog0484PK
R&D Transport (CS) #cofog0485PK
R&D Communication (CS) #cofog0486PK
R&D Other industries (CS) #cofog0487PK
Economic affairs n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0490PK
Initiatives ISIC K: Kiva Fellows Blog on Pakistan (not for all countries)
COFOG 04.2: Country profile at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations;
Plantwise Knowledge Bank country page (set country on first visit) including pest diagnostic tool and treatment support.



04 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 04 - Economic affairs
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
04.1.1: K - Financial and insurance activities
04.2: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing;
04.3: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and B - Mining and quarrying
04.4: B - Mining and quarrying, C - Manufacturing and F - Construction
04.5: H - Transportation and storage
04.6: J - Information and communication
04.7.1: G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; H - Transportation and storage (Storage)
04.7.2; 04.7.3: I - Accommodation and food service activities
International 04.1.2 - General labour affairs:
COPNI 07.2 - Services of labour organizations:
04.1.1 - General economic and commercial affairs: Access to Insurance Initiative,
World Bank Trade Strategy (Consultation) Food Security, Access to markets
04.2 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting: World Bank Agriculture Action Plan FY2010-12; Fisheries; Improving agricultural productivity at Development Strategies that work; The Standards and Trade Development Facility ; Farmers' Rights - Resource pages for Decision-Makers qnd Practitioners
04.2.1: Land Reform at Development Strategies that work
04.3 - Fuel and energy: World Bank Energy Strategy Consultations,
04.4 - Mining, manufacturing and construction:
04.5 - Transport: Transport, Infrastructure Development at Development Strategies that work
04.6 - Communication:
04.7 - Other industries:
04.8 - R&D Economic affairs:
04.9 - Economic affairs n.e.c.:
COPNI 07.3 - Services of professional organizations:Share4Dev by InfoBridge

+ Government and Society's Foundations


01 General Public Services - #PK01fg

Functions of government #cofogPK tag
Executive and legislative organs (CS) #cofog0111PK
Financial and fiscal affairs (CS) #cofog0112PK
External affairs (CS) #cofog0113PK
Economic aid to developing countries and countries in transition (CS) #cofog0121PK
Economic aid routed through international organizations (CS) #cofog0122PK
General personnel services (CS) #cofog0131PK
Overall planning and statistical services (CS) #cofog0132PK
Other general services (CS) #cofog0133PK
Basic research (CS) #cofog0140PK
R&D General public services (CS) #cofog0150PK
General public services n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0160PK
Public debt transactions (CS) #cofog0170PK
Transfers of a general character between different levels of government (CS) #cofog0180PK

- State of Democracy in South Asia (Pakistan) (2008) by International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
- Asian Development Fund country page
- Universal Periodic Review

COFOG 0132: Pakistan's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014



01 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 01 - General public services
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
- O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
- 01.1: U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
International 01.1 - Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs: Public administration reform
01.2 - Foreign economic aid:
01.3 - General services: System of National Accounts 2008, at Development Strategies that work by UN Economic and Social Council, Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), London Declaration for Transparency, the Free Flow of Information and Development (2010)
01.4 - Basic research:
01.5 - R&D General public services:
01.6 - General public services n.e.c.:
01.7 - Public debt transactions:
01.8 - Transfers of general character between different levels of government:
COPNI 09.1 - Services n.e.c.:
COPNI 09.2 - R&D Services:
COPNI 07.1 - Services of political parties: Universal Periodic Review5

In the media

Pakistan's #tags in other languages:

باكستان (Arabic)
巴基斯坦 (Chinese, simplified)
Pakistan (German)
Pakistán (Spanish)
Pakistan (French)
パキスタン (Japanese)
Пакистан (Russian)

#Tag guide & other resources:

Also on Pakistan:
Actor Map, Statute Book, Local Development Books

Open Data and Content

Various sources

The Sector field of listed projects are indicative for the function of government and the industrial sector under which the project should be classified.

Curated open data in the World Data Atlas (by Knoema)

Social Progress Index

Check Pakistan's Social Progress Index (Social Progress Imperative).

The Fringes


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