Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 86% urbanite Pakistanis said they have not attended any public engagement activity organized by the city; 12% urbanite Pakistanis have attended such activities. (This press release is Part 1 of a 3-part series on Urban Life: Perceptions of Urbanite Pakistanis)
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women living in urban areas, from across the four provinces was asked, In the past 12 months, have you attended a public engagement activity put on by the city such as a public meeting, open house or workshop? In response to this question, 12% respondents said they have attended a public engagement activity put on by the city during the past 12 months, while 86% respondents said they have not attended any such public engagement activity and 2% respondents did not respond.
Bilal Gilani, Executive Director at Gallup Pakistan, adds: With the announcement of local government elections in Pakistan, Gallup Pakistan plans to release a series of press releases on views of city dwellers in Pakistan and their perceptions about current and future public amenities. We hope that these findings would help public policy academics.
The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 459 men and women in urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during March 02- March 09, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately Â± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.
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