Survey (Majority Pakistanis are satisfied with the results of the Karachi Operation,Poll)June 2, 2015
Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 84% Pakistanis claim to have heard or read about the Karachi operation; 76% are satisfied with the results of the operation.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Recently, the present government initiated operations in different areas of Karachi to combat crime, terrorism and extortion.
Did you read/hear anything about this?” In response to this question, 84% respondents said they have heard or read about this, while 12% respondents have not, and 4% did not respond.
Respondents were further asked, “Some people are satisfied with the results of the operations conducted in Karachi and some are unsatisfied.
How satisfied or unsatisfied are you with the Karachi operations?” In response to this question, 39% respondents said that they are very satisfied with the results of the Karachi operation, 37% are somewhat satisfied with the results, 12% are neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, 3% are dissatisfied, while 2% are very dissatisfied, and 7% did not respond.
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 1731 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during March 30 -April 06, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.