According to Gallup & Gilani Pakistan recent research about the performance of Prime Minister Imran Khan, half of the Pakistanis at 51 percent have expressed a favorable response regarding his overall performance as the Prime Minister of Pakistan after winning 20
A well-distributed sample of representative male and female were asked a question statement:
“What is your opinion on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s overall performance up until now, i.e., since his winning the 2018 elections?” (Source: Gallup report)
The response has been classified into four categories starting from very good, good, bad, very bad and don’t know or don’t intend to respond. The poll reveals that 13 percent recorded their response as very good, 38 percent said that the performance is good, 26 percent said that it bad, 20 percent said very bad and 3 percent did not know or didn’t want to respond. Combining the two responses about good and very good performance gives a total of 51 percent of the sampled population from across all the provinces who hold a favorable opinion regarding the Prime Minister’s performance. Imran Khan won the general elections of 2018 and assumed the PM’s office in August 2018.
The report also presents the Urban-Rural breakdown to understand the opinions’ distribution. 15 percent of the urban respondents said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s performance is very good till today and 44 percent that it has been good overall, 23 percent said that it has been bad and 16 percent gave their opinion about the performance as very bad. Moving towards the rural respondents, 12 percent said that it has been very good, 35 percent that it is good, 27 percent said that it is bad, the rest 22 percent termed the performance as very bad and 4 percent did not know or did not intend to respond.
The sample respondents have also been categorized on the basis of age and it appears that the Prime Minister is quite popular among the millennials and youth. The respondents under 30-age group recorded their response with 15 percent saying that it is very good, 40 percent said it is good, 19 percent said it is bad and 24 percent said that it has been very bad. From the 30 to 50 age group, 14 percent said that the performance is very good, 37 percent good, 27 percent said it is bad, 18 percent said it is very bad and the rest 4 percent did not respond. From the 50 + age group, only 3 percent said it is very good, 40 percent said it is good, 39 percent said it is bad, 12 percent termed the performance as very bad and 6 percent chose not to respond to the question.
Looking at the 2018 elections, Prime Minister Pakistan received 16.85 million of the total 53 million votes cast in 2018 general elections that makes a total of 32 percent of the total casted votes.