December 4, 2021

Gallup poll reveals 54% decline in Pakistani income amid Covid-19

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Sindh's decline in income stood lowest in the country with around 13% change.

KARACHI: As Corona’s war continue, a year later 54% of Pakistanis are worried about the decline in their income and work schedule due to Covid-19, according to a Gallup Pakistan survey,

The survey revealed that 28% of people are worried about low income and 7% are affected by working hours, while 19% are worried about both schedule and income being affected.

However, 41 percent said they were not affected by the negative economic effects of Covid-19.

More than 42 percent of Pakistanis expected unemployment to rise in the coming six months, as compared to only 30% expecting the opposite, the third report on Pakistan Consumer Confidence Index by Dun & Bradstreet and Gallup Pakistan revealed.

41 percent of people in Balochistan complained of low income due to the epidemic.

33% from Punjab and 31% from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said that the decline in income. While in Sindh decline in income stood lowest in the country with around 13% change.