53% complain of severe gas load shedding in their area: Poll

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 53% of Pakistanis complain of severe gas load shedding in their area.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “How severe is the problem of gas load shedding in your area?” Responding to this, 53% said its very severe, 37% said it is somewhat severe and 7% it is not severe at all. However, 3% did not give a response.

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 2644 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during January 13, 2013 – January 20, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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