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Densely 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.
  • 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 DENSELY POPULATED TOTAL DENSELY POPULATED AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 3.5
2 times less than average
1978
2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 3.67
55% 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 55.5
37% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 71
7% of surveyed countries
3.23
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.3
3 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 172
7% of surveyed countries
7.82
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 0.77
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,220.55
6% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 10,067
12% of surveyed countries
372.85
16% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 705.53
74% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Goals against 204
10% of surveyed countries
29.14
6% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 56
11% of surveyed countries
8
8% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 32
6% of surveyed countries
4.57
62% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.289
38% less than average
2006

Citation

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