Survey Dataset on Government's Provision of Quality Information on Social Media and Citizens' Online Political Participation in Pakistan

Published: 23 June 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/3mhk2jv94m.2
Saman Arshad, Sobia Khurram


The survey data was collected to assess the perception of citizens regarding the provision of quality information by a government agency on social media and its influence on their perception of transparency, trust, responsiveness of the agency and citizens' online political participation. The responses were taken from 388 social media (Facebook and Twitter) followers of a government agency i.e. Punjab Food Authority.


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The participants (social media followers) were approached randomly and the survey data was collected online by means of Google forms during the period of April to August 2019.


University of the Punjab


Social Media, e-Government, Political Participation, Pakistan, Trust, Transparency of Institution