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(2002-2016) 5% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who go to the market daily; 1/4th Pakistanis go to the market when a need arises.

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According to a Gallup Pakistan National Survey conducted in the year 2002 (14 years ago) respondents were asked, “Generally, how often do you go to the market?” To this, 15% said daily, 22% said once a week, 12% said once in two weeks, 14% said once in a month, while 37% said when needed.

Comparative Picture: The question was asked again in 2016 to enable a concrete comparison. In 2016, 20% said daily, 22% said once a week, 17% said once in two weeks, 16% said once in a month, while 25% said when needed.

Gender Breakdown: Among male respondents, 25% go to the market daily, 21% once a week, 14% once in two weeks, 15% once a month and 25% when needed.  In contrast, 15% female respondents go to the market daily, 22% once a week, 20% once in two weeks, 18% once a month and 25% when needed.

Comparing the two genders, 10% more males than females go to the market daily. Females on the other hand make more visits to the market fortnightly (6% more) and monthly (3% more).

According to public opinion, there has been a 5% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who go to the market daily and those who go once in two weeks, a 2% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who go the market once a month and a 12% decrease in the proportion of Pakistanis who go to the market when a need arises.

 

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