Islamabad, 27 February 2020
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 8% Pakistanis claim that, on a local level, landlords are most influential.
A representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “In your area on a local level who are people most afraid of or who is most influential?” In response, 69% said no one, 8% said landlords and 4% said spiritual leaders, 4% said counselors, 10% said political leaders and 3% said chairpersons of their panchayat committee.
Urban-Rural Breakdown: Relatively higher proportion of urban residents claim that political leaders are most influential in their area
Out of the total urban respondents, 12% claim that political leaders are most influential in their area and a lower 10% rural residents claimed the same.