|Total population||188.92 million||2015||WDI|
|Urban population (% of total)||38.76% of total||2015||WDI|
|GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)||269,971 USD (millions)||2015||WEO|
|GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)||5,000 USD||2015||WEO|
|Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)||3.16%||2015||WEO|
|Average bank deposit rate||7.27%||2014||IFS|
|Lending rate||13.5%||2011||Country Editor|
|Owner-occupied units||73.67% of total||2015||Pakistan Bureau of Statistics|
|Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:||579.79 USD (millions)||2016||State Bank of Pakistan|
|Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)||.22%||2015||State Bank of Pakistan|
|Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year||69.37 thousand||2015||State Bank of Pakistan|
|Typical LTV at origination||45||2015||State Bank of Pakistan|
|Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)||50%||2013||State Bank of Pakistan|
|Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title||50||2015||WEO|
Syed Sayef Hussain is the Executive Director of The House Building Finance Company Limited (HBFCL) the leading housing finance institution in Pakistan, which is a Government designated financial institution and provides financing facilities for construction, reconstruction, renovation and purchase of houses.
Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi is the Secretary General at the Asia Pacific Union For Housing Finance (APUHF). APUHF serves as a platform to act as a knowledge sharing and networking medium, promoting coalition and coordination among the South Asia Countries in determining their housing and housing finance solutions.