Mixed views among the Pakistani public about the need for foreign aid,Poll

September 30, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 43% Pakistanis believe that Pakistan needs foreign aid; 32% disagree.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Does Pakistan need foreign aid?” In response to this question, 43% Pakistanis said that Pakistan needs foreign aid while 32% said that Pakistan does not need foreign aid and 22% said that they could not be sure. 3% respondents did not respond.

The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2705 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during June 09 – June 16, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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