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Hot 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 HOT COUNTRIES TOTAL HOT COUNTRIES AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 4.89
64% less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 1
2 times less than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 4
43% more than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 40.5
About the same as average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 59
6% of surveyed countries
1.11
6 times less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.0638
14 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 289
11% of surveyed countries
5.45
4 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 0.361
5 times less than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,250.51
4% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 39,628
48% of surveyed countries
392.36
10% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 319.06
27% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 494
26% of surveyed countries
18.3
50% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 130
25% of surveyed countries
4.81
54% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 110
21% of surveyed countries
4.07
82% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.134
3 times less than average
2006

Citation

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