Gallup Pakistan Poll on Gender Equality in Politics - February 2020

According to a WIN World Survey, 48% respondents over the world say that gender equality in politics has definitely or to some extent been achieved in their country.

This is a series of polls being released in honor of International Women’s Day, celebrated on the 8th of March every year.

A sample of 29,368 men and women from 40 countries across the globe was asked, “Would you say gender equality has been definitely/to some extent/not really/not at all achieved in your country in politics?” 48% of respondents in participating countries say that gender equality in politics has definitely or to some extent been achieved in their country, while 46% say that it has not really, or not at all been achieved. 6% did not know or did not respond. Globally, the net index for gender equality in politics is 2%.

Results for Pakistan: A higher proportion of Pakistanis optimistic about gender equality in Politics A higher proportion of Pakistanis (62%) are of the opinion that gender equality is definitely or to some achieved, while 37% disagreed. Net index* (% Definitely achieved + To some extent achieved) – (% Not really achieved + Not at all achieved) for Pakistan is 25%.

Gender breakdown: Males more optimistic Analysis on the basis of gender shows that 53% males, and 43% females were of the opinion that gender equality in politics has been achieved.

Country wise analysis: Finland ranks the highest, Japan the lowest Of the 40 countries surveyed, 21 have a positive net index for political gender equality. Finland ranks the highest with a net index of 47%, followed by Denmark at 38%. In contrast, France has an index of -34%, and Japan the lowest at -60%.

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Source Gallup & Gilani Pakistan Poll
Author Gallup & Gilani Pakistan Poll
Last Updated April 1, 2020, 06:44 (UTC)
Created April 1, 2020, 06:44 (UTC)
Publisher Nimra Ejaz
Data Type non-geospatial
Organization Type Private organization
Category Government & Public Sector