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72.6% Shanghai residents visited Expo 2.31 times

SHANGHAI visitors went to the Expo 2.31 times on average during the six-month, record-breaking extravaganza which ended yesterday, a survey just released by Fudan University indicated.

The school's Media and Public Opinion Research Center surveyed 513 people in each district through random phone interview. Those polled were statistically diversified in age, gander and educational background to make survey results reliable, the center said.

The report concluded that 72.6 percent of Shanghai's population had visited the Expo and 74.9 percent of them were multiple-time visitors. Local visitors paid an average of 2.31 trips to the Expo, the survey found.

Most people ticked the China Pavilion as the "most impressive pavilion of Expo 2010," followed by the Saudi Arabia Pavilion and the German Pavilion.

Up to 95.5 percent of the public considered the Expo a successful event with the rest feeling the opposite. Compared with services such as traffic and security, the respondents were most pleased with the work of volunteers, the survey found.

The public, however, were not all that pleased as about 52 percent said they were disappointed by the behaviors of visitors. About the same percentage of people were sorry about the catering service provided inside the Expo, said the report.

Expo has helped promoting the public awareness of volunteering spirit and the idea of "Better City Better Life," the survey concluded.

About 79 percent of the interviewees said if given a chance, they would like to visit future Expo hosted by other countries but only 16 percent of local people said they knew Milan, the Italian city, would host the next World Expo.


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