Social Policy and Development Centre

SPDC
Karachi, Pakistan

SPDC is a policy research institute registered as a nonprofit limited company in Pakistan. Focusing on issues of poverty and inequality, governance, gender, climate and pro-poor macro-economic policy, it contributes to the national goal of social development through research, policy advice and advocacy. Established in 1995, SPDC has made significant intellectual contribution in placing issues of pro-poor growth and social development on Pakistan's policy-making agenda.

Contact details

Website:
www.spdc.org.pk

Address:
7th Floor, Aman Tower, IBA City Campus, Kayani Shaheed Road Karachi

Country:
Pakistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Pakistan
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 28
Pakistan average
 31
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Muhammad Asif Iqbal
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Social Policy and Development Centre
 15
Pakistan average
 30
Global average
 66
2019
Social Policy and Development Centre
 9
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 24
% Female staff
2023
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6%
Pakistan average
 15%
Global average
 50%
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 25%
% Female researchers
2019
Social Policy and Development Centre
 16%
Pakistan average
 22%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Social Policy and Development Centre
 8
Pakistan average
 19
Global average
 65
Financials
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 $325,000
Pakistan average
 $699,839
Global average
 $61,728,163

Social

Likes (2023)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,250
Pakistan average
 10,002
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,286
Likes (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,322
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 286
Pakistan average
 8,654
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 262
Followers (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 229
Subscribers (2023)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 35
Pakistan average
 3,760
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 26
Subscribers (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 22

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
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