The Market for Sports Statistics in the USA

09/10/2017  |  0

Sports is an integral part of everyone’s lives. When it comes to compiling sports statistics there are various parameters like gate revenue, revenue from media, sponsorships, merchandising and more. . The North American sports market has seen a substantial boom in revenue generation, as USD 60.5 billion worth of revenue was earned in 2014. By 2019, this number is expected to reach USD 73.5 billion. The sports statistics  show a remarkable growth in revenue generation because of a hike in the revenues generated from media rights deals, as compared to gate revenues. The sports statistics in the US will further highlight the impact of sports media rights, which are expected to go from USD 14.6 billion in 2014 to USD 20.6 billion by 2019 at a CAGR of 7.2%.

The revenue generation from the global sports market was expected to reach USD 145.3 billion during 2010-2015 at a CAGR of 3.7 %. The estimated size of the global sports industry was USD 1.3 trillion in 2016, whereas the estimated size of the entire sports market and money spent on sports advertising in the US alone was USD 496.1 billion and USD 36.6 billion respectively.

Some giants in the field

  1. Pro Football

One of the most loved sports in the US is professional football. The figures of preference and liking have gone up from 24% in 1985 to 32% in 2014.

  1. Ice Hockey

The percentage of people liking the sport has gone up to 6% in 2014 as compared to 2% in 1985.

  1. Basketball

With a rough estimate of 14,000 people attending a single match, basketball is one of favorite sport among Americans.

  1. Baseball

Baseball in the second most popular sport in the US. There are two leagues, minor and major league baseball.

  1. Soccer

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and is the fifth most popular sport in the US.


An insight into the sports industry statistics and market size.

An overview of the world sports market revenue.

A look into the global sports market.

A thorough look into the sports industry.

A look into the top sports in the US.

Again, not sure what you mean by ‘sports statisitcs’.

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