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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Mixed views among the Pakistani public about facilitating admissions in schools for unqualified students.

Islamabad, September 18, 2014


According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 54% Pakistanis would recommend a friend’s son to get him admission in a school, if he could not get admission due to his low grades.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Suppose that one of your friends wants to get his son admitted in school but that is not happening because of low grades. The headmaster of the school is your friend and admission is possible through your recommendation. Will you recommend him or not?” Responding to this question, 54% Pakistanis said they will recommend a friend’s son for admission in a school if he could not get admission based on his grades. On the other hand, 46% Pakistanis will not give any such recommendation.
                                                                                                               

Question: “Suppose that one of your friends wants to get his son admitted in school but that is not happening because of low grades. The headmaster of the school is your friend and admission is possible through your recommendation. Will you recommend him or not?”



Source: GRF Poll (formerly known as Gilani Poll)
Field work comducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association







The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2618 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during August 04 – August 11, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Public opinion split in half about wielding illegitimate influence over custom authorities. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, September 17, 2014


According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 50% Pakistanis would use their contacts to request the release of a friend who has been caught by custom authorities; 49% would not.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Suppose that one of your friends has been caught by custom authorities at the airport for transporting some goods illegally. Coincidentally you are also friends with a senior officer in customs, so he and his luggage can be released through your request. Will you make a request on his behalf?” Responding to this question 50% Pakistanis said yes, they will make a request on behalf of any friend who has been caught by custom authorities for transporting goods illegally if they could get him released. On the other hand, 49% Pakistanis will not make any such request and 1% did not respond.
                                                                                                               

Question: “Suppose that one of your friends has been caught by custom authorities at the airport for transporting some goods illegally. Coincidentally you are also friends with a senior officer in customs, so he and his luggage can be released through your request. Will you make a request on his behalf?”


Source: GRF Poll (formerly known as Gilani Poll)
Field work comducted by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

    
       


 The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2618 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during August 04 – August 11, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

64% Pakistanis will treat a neighbor who takes bribes normally; 61% will avoid one who drinks alcohol. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, September 16, 2014


According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 64% Pakistanis will treat a neighbor who takes bribes normally; 61% will avoid one who drinks alcohol. 
                         
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “If such a person becomes your neighbor who became rich by taking bribes, will you meet him normally or will you stay away from him?” Responding to this, 64% said they will meet him normally, while 35% said they will stay away and 1% did not respond. 

Question: “If such a person becomes your neighbor who became rich by taking bribes, will you meet him normally or will you stay away from him?

      Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

           

Respondents were further asked, “If such a person becomes your neighbor who drinks alcohol and you know this, will you meet him normally or stay away from him?” Responding to this question, 61% Pakistanis said they will try to avoid any such neighbor, while 39% said they will meet him normally.

Question: “If such a person becomes your neighbor who drinks alcohol and you know this, will you meet him normally or stay away from him?”

                                                                                                    Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association



The study was released by Gilani Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2618 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during August 04 - August 11, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.



Monday, June 2, 2014

31% Pakistanis are of the opinion that having a job is the best way for a woman to be independent; 37% disagree. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, June 02, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 31% Pakistanis are of the opinion that having a job is the best way for a woman to be independent; 37% disagree.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree with this statement: Having a job is the best way for a woman to be an independent person.” Responding to this 31% said they agreed, 28% replied they neither agreed nor disagreed and 37% said they disagreed. 4% did not respond. A gender breakdown revealed that 43% men said they agreed compared to 57% women, 65% men said neither compared to 35% women and 49% of men disagreed with the statement compared to 51% women.

 A similar survey was conducted in China where 43% said agreed with the statement, 27% said they neither agreed nor disagreed and 21% replied they disagreed. 9% did not respond.  When the same question was asked in Colombia, 77% of the respondents said they agreed with the statement, 7% said neither whereas 15% disagreed. 1% did not respond. In the United States, 49% of the respondents indicated that they agreed with the statement, 30% said they neither agreed nor disagreed and 20% mentioned they disagreed. 1% did not respond.  



Question:Please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree with this statement: Having a job is the best way for a woman to be an independent person.”

Source: Gallup and Gilani Survey
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

This study was done as part of the World Values Survey Sixth Wave, conducted apart from Pakistan in 60 other countries. The study was released recently in Doha where Gallup Pakistan's Executive Director represented Pakistan. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1200 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during 30th January - 20th February, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Friday, May 30, 2014

19% Pakistanis are of the opinion that old people are a burden on society; 77% disagree. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, May 30, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 19% Pakistanis are of the opinion that old people are a burden on society; 77% disagree. 

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree with this statement: Older people are a burden on society.” Responding to this, 5% said they strongly agreed, 14% agreed and 31% replied they disagreed. 46% said they strongly disagreed with the statement and 4% did not respond.

 A similar survey was conducted in China where 1% said they strongly agreed with the statement, 8% agreed and 56% disagreed. 16% strongly disagreed and 19% did not respond.  When the same question was asked in South Africa, 17% of the respondents said they strongly agreed with the statement, 28% agreed, 28% disagreed and 23% strongly disagreed. 4% did not respond. In the United States, 2% of the respondents indicated that they strongly agreed with the statement, 8% agreed and 50% disagreed. 38% of the respondents strongly disagreed and 2% did not respond. 



Question:Please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree with this statement: Older people are a burden on society.”

Source: Gallup and Gilani Survey
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association




This study was done as part of the World Values Survey Sixth Wave, conducted apart from Pakistan in 60 other countries. The study was released recently in Doha where Gallup Pakistan's Executive Director represented Pakistan. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1200 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during 30th January - 20th February, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.