61% Pakistanis answered correctly when asked about Allama Iqbal’s birth date, Poll

December 3, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 61% Pakistanis answered correctly when asked about Allama Iqbal’s birth date.

A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Please tell us, what is Allama Iqbal’s date of birth?” Responding to this, 61% answered correctly whereas 28% gave the wrong answer. 11% did not respond.

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 2533 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 10, 2013 – Nov 16, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.