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Sparsely populated 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.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • 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 SPARSELY POPULATED TOTAL SPARSELY POPULATED AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 18.75
2 times more 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 3
7% more than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 19
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 217
24% of surveyed countries
9.43
35% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 1.59
77% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 609
24% of surveyed countries
26.48
37% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 2.43
31% more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,338.13
About the same as average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 14,931
18% of surveyed countries
403.54
7% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 168.31
2 times less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,425.77
1% less than average
2005
World Cup Totals > Wins 78
15% of surveyed countries
6.5
14% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.59
48% more than average
2006
World Men's Handball Championship > Standings > Pts 4
16% more than average
2003

Citation

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