96% of Pakistanis do laundry at home, POLL

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 96% of Pakistanis do laundry at home.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Usually in your household, is the laundry done outside the home or at home?” Responding to this, 96% said at home and 4% said outside the home.

A comparison between provinces showed that 99% of respondents from KPK say they do their laundry at home, followed by 97% in Punjab, 93% in Sindh and 85% in Balochistan.

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.

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