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Former British colonies: 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 FORMERLY BRITISH TOTAL FORMERLY BRITISH AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 9.2
15% more 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 2.5
12% less than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 31.67
28% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 121
13% of surveyed countries
3.9
79% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.223
4 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 288
11% of surveyed countries
9.29
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 0.621
3 times less than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,272.26
3% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 19,505
23% of surveyed countries
390.1
11% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 486.01
20% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 140
7% of surveyed countries
11.67
2 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 46
9% of surveyed countries
3.83
93% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 14
2% of surveyed countries
1.17
6 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.0469
9 times less than average
2006

Citation

"Formerly British Sports Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-British-colonies/Sports