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High income OECD countries: 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 HIGH INCOME TOTAL HIGH INCOME AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 19
2 times more than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.75
16% more than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2.71
3% less than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 39.71
2% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 377
42% of surveyed countries
13
86% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 2.08
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 1,010
41% of surveyed countries
34.83
80% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 4.12
2 times more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,494.21
6% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 19,197
23% of surveyed countries
639.9
48% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 144.96
3 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 915
48% of surveyed countries
36.6
33% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 243
48% of surveyed countries
9.72
31% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 280
55% of surveyed countries
11.2
51% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.561
40% more than average
2006

Citation

"High income Sports Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/High-income-OECD-countries/Sports