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Monday, March 2, 2015

Decline in the number of Pakistani men who offer Friday prayers at the mosque.

Islamabad, March 2, 2015

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 68% Pakistani men said they offered last Friday prayers at the mosque; 30% did not. (This poll is part 1 of a 5-part series on Friday sermons). 

A nationally representative sample of adult men, from across the four provinces was asked, “Please tell us did you get the chance to offer last Jummah prayer in the mosque or not?” In response to this question, 68% respondents said they offered last Friday’s prayers at the mosque, while 30% did not offer the prayers at the mosque and 2% did not respond.

This question has been asked during previous years as well. In 2012, 86% men said they offered the last Friday prayers at the mosque, while 11% did not and 3% did not respond. The percentage of male respondents who offered Friday prayers at the mosque dropped significantly by 2014. In 2014, 70% men said they offered last Friday’s prayers at the mosque, while 30% did not.  This percentage further dropped to 68% in 2015.

Question: “Please tell us did you get the chance to offer last Jummah prayer in the mosque or not?”


Source: Gilani Research Foundation Poll (GRF Poll)
Field work conducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

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 838 men in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 26 - February 2, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Majority Pakistanis are not satisfied with the performance of government (federal and provincial) in ending corruption.

Islamabad, February 24, 2015

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 60% Pakistanis are not satisfied with the performance of the government (federal and provincial) in ending corruption; 37% are satisfied.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “How much satisfied are you with the performance of government in ending corruption?” In response to this question, 9% respondents said they are very satisfied, 28% said they are somewhat satisfied, 34% are not very satisfied, while 26% are not satisfied at all and 3% did not respond.  

Question: “How much satisfied are you with the performance of government in ending corruption?”


Source: Gilani Research Foundation Poll (GRF Poll)
Field work conducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

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 1374 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 26 - February 2, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Over the past two years, decreasing number of Pakistanis categorize the Supreme Court’s performance as ‘good’.

Islamabad, February 23, 2015

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 37% Pakistanis said the Supreme Court’s performance was good last year; 24% said it was bad.  

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Please tell us, what do you think about the performance of the Supreme Court in the last year? Do you think it was very good, good, satisfactory, bad or very bad?” In response to this question, 9% respondents said the performance of the Supreme Court was very good, 28% said it was good, 32% said it was satisfactory, 16% said it was bad, while 8% said it was very bad and 7% did not respond.   

This question was also asked during previous years. In 2012, 38% respondents said the performance of the Supreme Court during last year was good, 31% said it was satisfactory, 25% said it was bad and 6% did not respond. The percentage of those respondents who rated the performance of the Supreme Court as good peaked in 2013 (56%) and corresponded with sharp decreases in those who said the performance was satisfactory (22%) and those who said it was bad (15%). Since 2013, public opinion has shifted again. In 2014, 47% respondents said the performance of the Supreme Court was good, 27% said it was satisfactory, while 21% said it was bad and 5% did not respond. The percentage of those who rate the performance of the Supreme Court during the past year as good has continued to decline since 2013, and by 2015 the trend of public opinion was very similar to what it had been in 2012. 

Question: “Please tell us, what do you think about the performance of the Supreme Court in the last year? Do you think it was very good, good, satisfactory, bad or very bad?”


Good=Very good + Good
Bad=Very bad + Bad

Source: Gilani Research Foundation Poll (GRF Poll)
Field work conducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

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 1374 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 26 - February 2, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

58% Pakistanis believe that PML-N government’s performance is worse or no different from previous governments.

Islamabad, February 19, 2015

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 58% Pakistanis said that PML-N government’s performance is worse or no different from previous governments; 41% disagree .

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Some people think that PML-N performance until now has been better than the past government whereas some people think that it is worse. What do you think about this?” In response to this question, 41% respondents said the PML-N government’s performance has been better than previous governments, 26% respondents said it has been worse, while 32% think it is no different and 1% did not respond. 

Question: “Some people think that PML-N performance until now has been better than the past government whereas some people think that it is worse. What do you think about this?”


Source: Gilani Research Foundation Poll (GRF Poll)
Field work conducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association



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 1374 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 26 - February 2, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

More than half Pakistanis think that Imran Khan’s marriage will have a positive effect on his politics.

Islamabad, February 17, 2015

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 52% Pakistanis think that Imran Khan’s marriage will have a positive effect on his politics; 14% think it will have a negative effect.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Some people say that Imran Khan’s marriage will have a positive effect on his politics, while others believe that it will have a negative effect on his politics, while still others believe that it will have no effect. What is your opinion?” In response to this question, 52% respondents said Imran Khan’s marriage will have a positive effect on his politics, whereas 14% respondents said it will have a negative effect on his politics and 34% respodents said it will make no difference.   

Question: “Some people say that Imran Khan’s marriage will have a positive effect on his politics, while others believe that it will have a negative effect on his politics, while still others believe that it will have no effect. What is your opinion?”


Source: Gilani Research Foundation Poll (GRF Poll)
Field work conducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association


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 1389 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 19 - January 26, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.