Sports & Recreation
Statistics and Market Data on Sports & Recreation
This page provides statistical information, facts and market data on a varied set of topics related to sports and recreation. This includes professional sports (leagues), sports events & marketing, sports activities, wellness, hobbies as well as topics such as casino and online gambling and sports betting. Statistical information on parks and the outdoors and the arts & culture market are also presented on this page and related topics pages.
The content includes statistics and studies about the major sports leagues in North America – the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL). Other fields of professional sports such as the major soccer leagues in Europe, tennis, golf and many more are also covered within the Statista database, as well as general participation figures in physical activities and for example the health/fitness club industry.
Within the subcategory Parks & Outdoors for example statistics facts and dossiers about National Parks, recreational areas, public parks as well as theme and water parks are presented. In the United States there are 59 so-called protected areas known as national parks. These parks and areas are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior. Each year the national parks are visited by more than 280 million visitors. Oftentimes trips to national parks as well as many other outdoor activities are in coherence with camping, recreational vehicle trips, recreational fishing and for example hiking, climbing and the like.
Furthermore the arts and culture market and the gambling industry, including for example casinos and sports betting, are also covered witin the statista database.