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Regional Most Popular Sports

In our attempt to determine the world's most popular sport, it was clear that there are regional differences in the popularity of sports, and sometimes this creates bias in the analysis. cricket player

For example, a very popular sport in India may have a large total number of players or fans, but such support may not be widespread. Regional differences also affect the methods used, as some analyses based on internet search traffic have only looked at English sport terms, and so limits the sample to parts of the world that speak English and have a computer too.

Here are some attempts to quantify the popularity of sports in the regions of the world.

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