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European Union: 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 UNION TOTAL EUROPEAN UNION AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 2
4 times less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.71
15% more than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.8
The same as average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 23
77% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 355
39% of surveyed countries
13.15
88% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 1.47
64% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 1,058
43% of surveyed countries
39.19
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 3.92
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,487
6% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 17,029
20% of surveyed countries
630.7
46% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 160.75
3 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 821
43% of surveyed countries
43.21
57% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 210
41% of surveyed countries
11.05
49% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 282
55% of surveyed countries
14.84
Twice as much as average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.817
2 times more than average
2006

Citation

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