Islamabad, April 17, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 54% of Pakistanis think higher education helps in providing opportunities for better jobs.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “In your view, what does higher education help you in?” Responding to this, 54% said in providing opportunities for better jobs, 43% said better standard of living, 37% said an increase in income, 26% said awareness of own rights, 21% said better social status, 15% said better health facilities, 9% said awareness of own political rights and 1% said none of these. However, 1% did not give a response.
Question: “In your view, what does higher education help you in?”
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 2639 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during March 18, 2013 – March 25, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.