Islamabad, Oct 01, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 23% Pakistani men say that if they could be a sportsman, they would choose to play cricket. Interestingly, wrestling came as second popular game.
A nationally representative sample of men from across the four provinces was asked “Suppose you could be a sportsman, which one of the following would you like to become?” Responding to this, 23% said cricketer, 11% said tennis player and 17% said wrestler. 17% said they would not like to be a sportsman, 25% said others and 7% did not respond.
Question: “Suppose you could be a sportsperson, which one of the following would you like to become?”
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 1446 men in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during August 12, 2013 – August 19, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.