4 in 5 Pakistanis opine that the divorce rate has spiked in Pakistan: Survey

Islamabad, October 06, 2017 (PPI-OT): According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, 4 in 5 Pakistanis say that the divorce rate has spiked in Pakistan.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Some people think that the divorce rate has increased in Pakistan, while others believe that it has fallen. Please tell whether you think the rate of divorce has increased or decreased in Pakistan.” In response, 78% said it has increased, while 22% said it has decreased.

The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1781 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during September 11-September 18, 2017. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

For more information, contact:
Group Manager
Gilani Research Foundation
Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-2655630
E-mail: fatima.idrees@gilanifoundation.com

   

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