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1998-2017: 15% rise in the proportion of urban employed Pakistanis who believe it would be troublesome for them to find another job.

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According to a Gallup Pakistan National Survey conducted in the year 1998 (19 years ago) respondents in urban Pakistan were asked “If you were to lose your current job, do you think you will get a new job soon or will it take you a long time to find one?” In response to this question, 39% said they would get a new job soon, 39% said it will take them a long time to find another job and 12% said they wouldn’t look for another job. 10% did not respond.

Comparative Picture: The question was asked again in 2017 to enable a concrete comparison. In 2017, 34% said they would get a new job soon, 54% said it will take them a long time to find another job and 12% said they wouldn’t look for another job.

According to public opinion, there has been a 5% decrease in the proportion of Pakistanis who believe they will find another job soon. Meanwhile, there has been a 15% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who believe it will take them a long time to look for another job.

This press release has been made as part of the Gallup Pakistan History Project which aims to release historical empirical polling data to wider audiences. The objective is to sustain and encourage empirical decision making in Pakistan.

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