Islamabad, Oct 03, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 40% Pakistani youth say they would like to go abroad.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, under the age of 30, from across the four provinces was asked “Would you like to go abroad?” Responding to this, 40% said that they would like to go abroad whereas 59% said that they would not. 1% did not respond.
Interestingly, when these 40% youth willing to go abroad were asked about their favorite destination in terms of countries, Saudi Arabia was mentioned by around one-fourth.
Question: “Would you like to go abroad?”
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 1107 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during July 21, 2013 – July 27, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.