Islamabad, Sep 26, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 62% Pakistanis participated in Independence Day celebrations on 14th August by waving a flag.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “If you did get a chance to participate in the celebrations for 14th August this year, which of the activities did you get involved in?” Responding to this, 62% said they waved a flag at home, 33% waved a flag on their vehicle, 15% participated in a rally and 68% said they watched as special transmission on television.
A comparison of answers between provinces revealed that 61% of Punjab, 65% of Sindh, 67% of KPK and 34% of Balochistan participated in independence celebrations by waving a flag at home.
Question: “If you did get a chance to participate in the celebrations for 14th August this year, which of the activities did you get involved 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 2621 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during August 19, 2013 – August 26, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.