More than half Pakistanis (56%) reported praying 5 times a day during Ramadan; more men reported not praying at all than women and significantly more women reported praying 5 times a day than men.

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More than half Pakistanis (56%) reported praying 5 times a day during Ramadan; more men reported not praying at all than women and significantly more women reported praying 5 times a day than men.

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, more than half Pakistanis (56%) reported praying 5 times a day during Ramadan; more men reported not praying at all than women and significantly more women reported praying 5 times a day than men.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Approximately how many times do you get a chance to offer your prayers in a day during Ramadan?” In response, 5% said once, 8% said twice, 16% said three times, 10% said four times, 55% said five times, 1% said more than five times and 5% said none.

Male-Female Breakdown: Of males, 8% said once, 8% said twice, 20% said three times, 8% said four times, 49% said five times, 1% said more than five times and 6% said none. Of females, 1% said once, 8% said twice, 10% said three times, 13% said four times, 66% said five times, 2% said more than five times and 1% said none.

Are women more religious?

A significantly greater percentage of women (65%) reported praying five times a day than men (49%). Additionally, more men (6%) reported not praying at all than women (only 1%).

 

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