Opinion Poll: (Majority Pakistanis opine that the prices of items of daily use have increased this Ramzan compared to previous years)


ISLAMABAD: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 68% Pakistanis feel that the prices of items of daily use have increased while 21% feel that they have remained relatively in control.

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Compared to previous years have the prices of items of daily use, especially food items, increased, remained relatively in control or remained unchanged this Ramzan?”

In response 68% said that they believed that prices had increased while 21% said that they had remained relatively in control and 11% said that they had not been changed.

Question: “Compared to previous years have the prices of items of daily use, especially food items, increased, remained relatively in control or remained unchanged this Ramzan?”

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 1899 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during June 22 – June 29, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.