According to a survey, most Pakistanis continue to have this fear that Pakistan is heading in the wrong direction since 2019.
In the survey titled “Consumer Confidence Survey in Pakistan”, the France-based organization Ipsos it was revealed that 4 in 5 Pakistanis fear that Pakistan is headed in the wrong direction. Also, it was revealed that three in four Pakistanis are dissatisfied with the way things are going on in Pakistan. The same proportion of Pakistanis said that the current economic situation in Pakistan is bad.
According to the details, 1000 samples were collected from urban and rural areas to form the survey. Survey was taken from people aged 18-plus years in September 2020. The male, the female ratio was 50:50pc. In the survey, it was revealed that unemployment was an issue that got aggravated by 11% since 2018. Similarly, inflation and poverty increased.
75% of the most worrying issues are linked to the economic despair of the masses. Also, it was revealed that inflation and poverty are at the top since August 2019.
The survey said, “Looking ahead six months from now, 4 in 5 Pakistanis foresee the economy getting deteriorated.”
Adding, “One out of two Pakistanis reported experiencing themselves or witnessing people known to them personally, who lost their jobs last year. This proportion was 31 percent from Aug 2018 to Aug 2019.”
The survey said, “In comparison to one year ago, 9 out of 10 Pakistanis are feeling less comfortable while purchasing general household items as well as major ones like cars, homes, etc.”