Islamabad, 03 February, 2020
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 65% Pakistanis say they felt optimistic about the future in the last two weeks.
A representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “How often in the last two weeks have you felt optimistic about the future?” In response, 43% said always, 22% said very often, 17% said sometimes, 14% said rarely, 3% said never and 1% did not know/did not respond.
Urban/Rural Breakdown: More urban residents claim they always feel optimistic about the future as compare to rural residents
Among urban respondents, 37% said they always felt optimistic while a higher 46% rural residents said the same. 23% in urban setting said they feel optimistic very often as opposed to 22% in rural, 21% in urban said sometimes compared to 15% in rural areas, 17% urban and 13% rural respondents said they rarely feel optimistic while 2% urban and 4% rural residents said they never feel optimistic.