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eSports Statistics and Facts

Here is a collection of some of the most interesting eSports statistics and fun facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. These posts cover eSports leagues, games and the industry as a whole.

Stat posts here are edited and updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often!

eSports Statistics and Fun Facts:

Earliest know organized video game competition:

1972


Estimated number of eSports fans:

300 million

Last updated 7/3/18


Estimated number of millennials that view eSports:

157 million millennials

Last updated 8/18/17


Total global eSport market size:

$1.8 billion

Last updated 3/14/17


Percentage of eSports revenue that comes from ads and sponsorships:

74%

Last updated 7/22/17


Largest Market for eSports:

Asia

Last updated 7/22/17


Number of eSports viewers in the US:

31 million

Last updated 5/24/18


Number of eSports viewers in the China:

68 million

Last updated 5/24/18


Projected size the eSports market in China is expected to grow to by 2020:

RMB 2.11 billion ($3 billion)

Last updated 4/14/19


Number of jobs in the eSports market in China:

50,000

Last updated 4/14/19


eSports revenue (annual):


Projected US online eSPorts ad revenue for 2019:

$178.1 million

Last updated 3/16/19


Projected eSports revenue by 2021:

$3.5 billion

Last updated 3/14/17


Percentage of total eSports viewers that are between the ages of 21 and 35:

53%

Last updated 8/18/17


Most valuable eSports team in the world:

Cloud9

Last updated 1/20/19


Amount of time spent watching the 4 biggest Western eSports events in 2018:

190.1 million hours


Number of movie theaters Super League Gaming works with:

4,000

Last updated 5/8/19


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