ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): According to a survey conducted by
Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, 53% of Pakistanis are not satisfied with the
current situation in Pakistan.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women from
across the four provinces was asked the following question, “By
keeping in mind the current situation of Pakistan, please tell us that
how satisfied or unsatisfied you are with the current situation of
Pakistan?” In response to this question, 16% said ‘very satisfied’, 22%
said ‘somewhat satisfied’ while 16% said “somewhat unsatisfied”, 37%
said “very unsatisfied”, 7% did not know and 2% did not respond.
Question: “By keeping in mind the current situation of Pakistan, please
tell us that how satisfied or unsatisfied you are with the current
situation of Pakistan?”
Provincial Breakdown: Dissatisfaction with general situation in Pakistan
is highest in Sindh 47% in Punjab are dissatisfied, 48% in KP and 48%
in Balochistan. Alternatively, 38% in Punjab are satisfied, 34% in
Sindh, 43% in KP and 40% in Balochistan.
The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out
by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup
International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of
616 men and women in urban and rural areas of all four provinces of
the country, during April 24, 2021 – May 15, 2021. The error margin is
estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 percent at the 95% confidence
level. The methodology used for data collection was CATI.
Gilani Research Foundation is a not for profit public service project to
provide social science research to students, academia, policy makers
and concerned citizens in Pakistan and across the globe. Gilani
Research Foundation is headed by Dr. Ijaz Shafi Gilani who pioneered
the field of opinion polling in Pakistan and established Gallup Pakistan
in 1980. Currently Dr. Gilani, who holds a PhD from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT) and has taught at leading universities in
Pakistan and abroad, is Chairman of Gallup Pakistan.