Islamabad, April 02, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 17% of parents say their child complains that he/she has to stand at school due to lack of chairs; 21% said they hear this complaint very often.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Has your child ever complained that due to lack of chairs at school he/she has to stand?” Responding to this, 83% said no and 17% said yes.
Question: “Has your child ever complained that due to lack of chairs at school he/she has to stand?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
Respondents who said ‘yes’ to the above question were then asked “How often do you hear this complaint?” 56% said ‘sometimes’, 21% said ‘very often’ and 22% said ‘rarely’. However, 1% did not give a response.
Question: “How often do you hear this complaint?”
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 1821 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during March 11, 2013 – March 18, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.