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Friday, May 16, 2014

51% Pakistanis believe university education is more important for boys than girls; 45% think otherwise. GILANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

Islamabad, May 16, 2014

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 51% Pakistanis believe university education is more important for boys than girls; 45% think otherwise. 

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “For the following statement, please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree: A university education is more important for a boy than for a girl." Responding to this, 23% said they strongly agreed with the statement, 28% said they agreed and 31% said they disagreed. 14% said they strongly disagreed and 4% did not respond.

A similar question was asked in China where 4% said they strongly agreed with the idea that university education is more important for a boy than a girl, 18% said they agreed while 56% they disagreed and 14% said they strongly disagreed with the statement. 8% did not respond. In United States, 1% strongly agreed with the statement, 5% agreed, 51% disagreed and 42% strongly disagreed with the idea. 1% did not respond. When asked in Uzbekistan, 32% of the respondents strongly agreed that university education is more important for boys, 16% agreed and 25% disagreed. 25% strongly disagreed with the idea and 2% did not respond.



Question:For the following statement, please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree: A university education is more important for a boy than for a girl?”

Source: Gallup and Gilani Survey
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association

This study was done as part of the World Values Survey Sixth Wave, conducted apart from Pakistan in 60 other countries. The study was released recently in Doha where Gallup Pakistan's Executive Director represented Pakistan. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1200 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during 30th January - 20th February, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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