Census of Mining & Quarrying Industries (CMQI) 2005-06


Census of Mining & Quarrying Industries (CMQI) has been conducted since  1962-63. So far 23 reports have been published. The present report is the 2 4th one in the series and covers mining establishments including those holding leases/licenses for crude oil, natural gas, coal and other minerals in all the provinces of Pakistan. CMQI 2005 -06 has been carried out as part of initiative for rebasing of National Accounts from 1999-2000 to 2005-06. Mining in Pakistan has considerable potential but its contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was only 3% in 2005-06 at current prices. Mining operations require intensive scouring about potential sites, considerable capital, advanced skills and incurrence of high risks before an y stage of   profitability can be reached. The mineral projects which are at various stages of implementation are listed in Table 4.19. ....


The main objective of the CMQI is to cover mining and quarrying activities in terms of output, intermediate consumption, gross value added, employment size and employment cost and gross fix ed capital formation. The CMQI 2005-06 covers establishments engaged in mining and quarrying activities relating to extraction of minerals and fossil fuels whether solid, liquid or gas, both in the private and public sectors in all the provinces while federal capital Islamabad has .....

Main Objectives

1. The main objective of the CMQI is to commensurate mining and quarrying activities in terms of gross output, gross value added, employment and employment cost.
2. To obtain production data and the input structure.

CMQI 2004-05 Reports

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