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Europe: 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 EUROPEAN TOTAL EUROPEAN AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 2
4 times less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.5
6% more than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 3
7% more than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 23
77% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 659
74% of surveyed countries
14.98
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 2.31
3 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 1,838
74% of surveyed countries
41.77
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 4.47
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,472.09
5% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 25,140
30% of surveyed countries
584.65
35% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 684.84
69% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 947
50% of surveyed countries
39.46
43% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 247
49% of surveyed countries
10.29
39% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 317
62% of surveyed countries
13.21
78% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.72
80% more than average
2006

Citation

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