Islamabad, July 1, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 61% Pakistanis say that they most frequently eat roti for lunch whereas 17% say they have rice most often.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “In your household, usually what do you eat most frequently for lunch?” Responding to this, 61% said roti and 17% said rice and 22% said both roti and rice.
Across provinces, the data revealed that more residents from Punjab (66%), Balochistan (65%) and KPK (66%) consumed roti for lunch as compared to respondents from Sindh (46%), most of whom were revealed to favor either rice (24%) or both rice and roti (29%).
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
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 2661 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during June 10, 2013 – June 17, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.