Opinion Poll: (92% Pakistanis say that they would have voted in favour of Pakistan’s creation in 1947)

ISLAMABAD: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, an overwhelming majority of 92% Pakistanis said that they would have voted in favour of Pakistan’s creation in 1947.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, Suppose if you were a mature adult in 1947 (capable of voting). Would you have voted in favour or in opposition of Pakistan’s creation?

In response to this question 92% said they would have voted in favour of Pakistan’s creation, 8% said they would have voted in opposition.

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 1756 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during December 07 – December 14, 2015. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.