Islamabad, April 04, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, of parents whose children go to a Government school 35% say they pay a fee at that school.
It is interesting to note that 60% of children in rural areas go to Government Schools whereas only 35% of children in urban areas go to Government Schools.
Question: “Does your child go to a Government School or a Private School?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
Respondents who said their children go to Government Schools were then asked “Do you pay any kind of fee?” Responding to this, 35% said yes and 63% said no. However, 2% did not give a response. 88% of respondents who said they pay a fee at the school said they pay less than Rs100, 5% said they pay between Rs201 and Rs300, 4% said they pay between Rs101 and Rs200, 1% said they pay between Rs301 and Rs400 and 1% said they pay more than Rs400.
Question: “Do you pay any kind of fee?”
Question: “What is the amount of fee paid?”
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.