74% Pakistanis celebrated the recent Eid-ul-Adha in the city where they live

ISLAMABAD – According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 74% Pakistanis celebrated the recent Eid-ul-Adha in the city where they live.


A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Where did you celebrate the recent Eid?” Responding to this, 74% said they celebrated Eid in the city they lived, 9% said in another city and 12% said in their ancestral village. 5% did not respond.

Question: “Where did you celebrate the recent Eid?”

74% Pakistanis celebrated the recent Eid-ul-Adha in the city where they live | PakistanTribe

Gallup Researchers point out that this figure represents that around Eid holidays some estimated 18-20 million Adult Men and Women are using Inter city transportation infrastructure. The number is exceptional and shows a huge market for Urban and National Infrastructural Investment.

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 2616 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during October 21, 2013 – October 28, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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