Muhammad Idrees, Razia Jabbar, Mudassar Nadeem, Amina Asif, Azhar Hussain
Lock down has caused an economic recession worldwide. Many studies already report its impact on several major countries. However, no such study reports have been done in Pakistan. Our study suggests that unemployment was already high in Pakistan even before the lockdown. Nonetheless the pandemic made a huge impact on several sectors causing many to lose their jobs. This suggests that the pandemic is not to be entirely blamed for the ever so declined employment rate. Our study was survey based, where we used google survey platform to make a questionnaire, asking people about their employment status before and after the pan.