Posted by: Christian | October 27, 2009

Afghanistan in 2009: A Survey of the Afghan People


It’s that time of year again:

Afghanistan in 2009: A Survey of the Afghan People

The findings from The Asia Foundation’s fifth public opinion poll in Afghanistan, Afghanistan in 2009: A Survey of the Afghan People, which covers all 34 of Afghanistan’s provinces. A democracy assessment survey. PDF (4MB)

Go on now, find something in there that suits your agenda and hi-light it. If you like something, it’s scientific fact. If not, it’s a wretched excuse for a survey in a country where no poll could ever be as accurate as your personal opinion. There’s something for everybody.

Key findings also available in Dari and Pashto.


  1. It has the makings of a nice calendar.

  2. Yep, here we go again…

  3. […] wish I could make some comments on that blog – unfortunately someone else has already done that in a way I won’t be able to beat: A survey of the Afghan […]

  4. But where would punditry be without a handy misleading statistic factory for opinion-laden position pieces? C’mon, man, think of the talking heads!


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