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Emerging markets: Sports stats

Definitions

  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters per million: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT EMERGING MARKETS TOTAL EMERGING MARKETS AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 3
3 times less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 1.5
58% less than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.33
20% less than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 29.5
38% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 390
43% of surveyed countries
16.25
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.81
11% less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 1,148
46% of surveyed countries
47.83
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 1.98
7% more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,482.88
6% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 13,932
17% of surveyed countries
557.28
29% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 46.37
9 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 606
32% of surveyed countries
40.4
47% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 157
31% of surveyed countries
10.47
41% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 189
37% of surveyed countries
12.6
70% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.323
24% less than average
2006

Citation

"Emerging markets Sports Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Emerging-markets/Sports