Nine in 10 dissatisfied with Pak state of affairs

Almost 86 percent Pakistanis consider terrorism to be a major concern for the country.

Updated: Jul 01, 2012, 12:54 PM IST

Islamabad: Nearly nine in ten people in Pakistan are dissatisfied with the country’s state of the affairs and the direction it has taken, according to a survey.

The survey conducted by the Global Attitudes project of PEW Research Centre showed that 87 percent of people are not satisfied with Pakistan’s state of the affairs.

The survey showed that around 89 percent describe the national economic situation as “bad”, The Express Tribune reports.

Nine in ten consider crime and joblessness as the top national concerns, and a vast majority, almost 86 percent, considers terrorism to be a major concern for the country.

The survey also showed that over 76 percent, nearly three-quarters are concerned about corrupt political leaders and illegal drug business in the country.