London, Nov 10 (ANI): A recent UK survey has found out that one-fourth of Britons are still in contact with their best buddies from primary school.
The survey by snack maker Pom-Bear revealed differences in friendship patterns across the United Kingdom, reports the Daily Mail.
It also showed that the average Briton counted only five of their current acquaintances as 'close friends'.
Women are more likely to keep the same friends as they went through life, with three in ten still close to their first best friend, compared with two out of ten men.
But they also appeared more selective when it came to who they counted as friends, with men averaging one more close friend among their immediate circle than women.
Four out of ten in the North East are still close to their first best friend from school, compared with just two out of ten in the North West and the South West.
Londoners claimed to have the largest circle of friends as adults, with more than six each, compared with fewer than four for those in the South West. (ANI)