Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 27% Pakistanis consider orange/kinnow as their favorite fruit during the winter while 55% favor mangoes in the summer.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Out of all fruits, what fruit do you like the most?” Responding to the query about winter fruits, 27% claimed orange to be their favorite fruit followed by apple at 25%, banana 14%, 12% said pomegranate and 19% mentioned other fruits.
3% did not respond. When answering about summer fruits, 55% claimed mango to be their favorite fruit followed by watermelon at 8%, melon 6%, 5% said grapes and 23% mentioned other fruits. 3% did not respond.
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 2533 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 10, 2013 – Nov 16, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.