Occasions of Large Expense Experienced

(Multiple Response Question)

"Sometimes people encounter occasions where large expenses are needed. Please let me know if you or your household encounter such expenses during the last 12 months?"

No. of Records %/Total
Purchase of household items4,84622.56
No such situation experienced during past 12 months3,88118.06
Family celebration (wedding functions)2,85013.27
Hospital expenses / medical bills / expenses to buy drugs2,77012.89
Travel2,50311.65
Pay for dowry1,7848.3
Funeral1,1525.36
Religious or social purpose6102.84
Replacement of damaged/dwelling from fire or earthquake or f5882.74
Replacement of goods/dwelling due to theft3281.53
Others1720.8
(N)21,484100%

*Horus - Gallup Pakistan - Access to Finance Survey 2015