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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Only 24% Pakistanis use a UPS during load shedding. Of these individuals, 54% believe its usage increases their electricity bills. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, Jan 28, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, only 24% Pakistanis use a UPS during load shedding. Of these individuals, 54% believe its usage increases their electricity bills.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked  “Do you use a UPS during load shedding?” Responding to this, 24% replied affirmatively while 76% said no.   


Question: “Do you use a UPS during load shedding?”


Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys

the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
In follow up, people were further asked: “Some people say that using a UPS increases the electricity bills while others are of the opinion that electricity bills are reduced. Still others say that there is no major difference in the electricity bills. What is your opinion about this?” In answer, 54% think it increases their electricity bills while 13% said it decreases their bills. 33% claimed it made no significant difference to their bills.

Question: “Some people say that using a UPS increases the electricity bills while others are of the opinion that electricity bills are reduced. Still others say that there is no major difference in the electricity bills. What is your opinion about this?”

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 2604 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 13, 2013 – Jan 20, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level. 

1 comment:

  1. No i'm not use UPS during Loadshedding. But i'm using UPS in office.

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