According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, inflation remains as the top problem faced by Pakistan as cited by 38% Pakistanis; followed by unemployment and terrorism.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “In your opinion, what is the biggest problem faced by Pakistan?” In response to this question, 38% said inflation, 26% said unemployment, 23% said terrorism, 8% said external threats, 3% said Kashmir, while 2% said others.
Rural Urban Split:
In rural areas, 41% said inflation, 26% said unemployment, 22% said terrorism, 6% said external threats, 4% said Kashmir, while 1% said others. In urban areas, 32% said inflation, 25% said unemployment, 27% said terrorism, 10% said external threats, 2% said Kashmir, while 4% said others.
Comparing the two regions, 9% more rural than urban respondents cite inflation to be the biggest problem faced by Pakistan and 5% more urban than rural respondents cite terrorism to be the biggest problem faced by Pakistan.