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Western Europe: 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 WESTERN EUROPEAN TOTAL WESTERN EUROPEAN AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 2
4 times less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 3.5
48% more than average
2004
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 2
40% less than average
2005
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 27
50% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 127
14% of surveyed countries
11.55
65% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 1.7
89% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 389
15% of surveyed countries
35.36
83% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 3.02
64% more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,411.64
3% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 5,712
7% of surveyed countries
571.2
32% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 1,567.93
4 times more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 382
20% of surveyed countries
54.57
98% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 92
18% of surveyed countries
13.14
77% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 129
25% of surveyed countries
18.43
2 times more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.856
2 times more than average
2006

Citation

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