Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 16% Pakistanis said that someone from their household had to go hungry on any day within the past 12 months.

According to press statement issued here on Friday, a nationally representative sample of adult men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “With regards to the past 12 months, please tell if anyone from your household was deprived of food or had to go hungry on any day?”

In response to this question, 16% said yes while 83% said no and 1% did not respond.