Over 1 in 4 (26%) Pakistanis claim that there are Afghan migrants living in their area
Islamabad, 18 February 2020
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 26% Pakistanis claim that there are Afghan migrants living in their area.
A representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Are there Afghan migrants residing in your area?” In response, 26% said yes, 67% said no and 7% said they did not know/did not respond.
Urban-Rural Breakdown: Higher proportion of rural residents claim that Afghan migrants reside in their area
Out of the total urban respondents, 23% said there are Afghan migrants living in their area while a higher 28% rural residents claimed the same.