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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Overwhelming majority of Pakistanis consider television the most important source of information for national and international news.

Islamabad, December 18, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 79% Pakistanis consider television the most important source of information to keep themselves updated with national and international news. 

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Which of the following sources of information do you usually consider the most important to keep yourself updated with national and international news?” In response, 79% respondents said that they consider television the most important source of information for national and international news, 12% said newspapers are the most important source of information, 5% consider radio the most important source of information, while 3% named journals as the most important and 1% did not respond.
                       
Question: “Which of the following sources of information do you usually consider the most important to keep yourself updated with national and international news?”
    
Source: GRF Poll
Field work conducted 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 2562 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 17 – November 24, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Overwhelming majority of Pakistanis use the conventional media to keep themselves updated with national and international affairs.

Islamabad, December 17, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 85% Pakistanis usually use media (radio, TV, newspapers) to keep themselves updated with national and international affairs.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Which of the following sources of information do you usually use to keep yourself updated with national and international news?” In response, 85% respondents said they usually use media sources (radio, TV, newspapers) to keep themselves updated with national and international news. The source of information for 9% respondents are friends and relatives, 3% get updated through the imam of mosque or local religious leader, while 2% usually get updated through national political leaders and 1% did not respond.
                       

Question: “Which of the following sources of information do you usually use to keep yourself updated with national and international news?”
  

Source: GRF Poll
Field work conducted 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 2562 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 17 – November 24, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Half of the Pakistani public believes that their children will get more chances to succeed than they did; 21% believe their children will have less chances.

Islamabad, December 16, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 50% Pakistanis believe that their children will get more chances to succeed than they did; 21% believe they will get less chances.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “In your opinion would your children get more chances to succeed in their lives than you did or would they get lesser chances or equal chances?” In response, 50% respondents said their children will get more chances to succeed in their lives, 28% said their children will get equal chances as them to succeed, while 21% believe their children will get less chances than them to succeed and 1% did not respond.
                       

Question: “In your opinion would your children get more chances to succeed in their lives than you did or would they get lesser chances or equal chances?”
   


Source: GRF Poll
Field work conducted 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 2562 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 24 – December 01, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Less than half Pakistanis believe that former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhdry was successful in ensuring access to justice for everyone.

Islamabad, December 15, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 48% Pakistanis believe that former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhdry was successful in ensuring access to justice for everyone.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Some people think that former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhdry was successful in ensuring access to justice for everyone, while others think he was unsuccessful. What is your opinion about this?” In response, 48% respondents said that former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhdry was successful in ensuring access to justice for everyone, while 33% said that he was unsuccessful and 19% did not respond. 
                       
Question: “Some people think that former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhdry was successful in ensuring access to justice for everyone, while others think he was unsuccessful. What is your opinion about this?”
    

Source: GRF Poll
Field work conducted 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 2562 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 24 – December 01, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Pakistanis’ level of satisfaction with their lives has fallen over the last decade.

Islamabad, December 12, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 67% Pakistanis said they are satisfied with the life they are living these days; 13% are dissatisfied.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the kind of life you are living these days?” In response, 26% said they are very satisfied, 41% said they are somewhat satisfied, 20% said they are neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, while 8% said they are somewhat dissatisfied and 5% are very dissatisfied with the kind of life they are living.

This question was also asked during previous years. In 2005, 31% said they were very satisfied, 44% said they were somewhat satisfied, 17% said they were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, while 7% said they were somewhat dissatisfied and only 1% were very dissatisfied with the kind of life they were living. In 2007, 33% said they were very satisfied, 36% said they were somewhat satisfied, 16% said they were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, while 11% said they were somewhat dissatisfied and 4% were very dissatisfied with the kind of life they were living.  
                       

Question: “How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the kind of life you are living these days?”
   

Source: GRF Poll
Field work conducted 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 2562 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 24 – December 01, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.