ISLAMABAD: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 37% Pakistanis consider themselves ‘extremely happy’.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Generally, how happy do you consider yourself; extremely happy, moderately happy or unhappy?”
Responding to this, 37% said extremely happy, 45% said moderately happy and 16% said unhappy. However, 2% did not give a response.
A comparison between rural and urban localities shows that more rural respondents (41%) consider themselves extremely happy compared with urban respondents (30%), while more urban respondents (53%) see themselves as moderately happy compared with rural respondents (41%).
Question: “Generally, how happy do you consider yourself; extremely happy, moderately happy or unhappy?”
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 2650 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during May 20, 2013 – May 27, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.