COVID-19: public opinion on sporting events worldwide as of March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that spread across the world at the beginning of 2020 was not only a big threat to public health, but also to the entire sports industry. Many professional leagues closed their doors to spectators or postponed their seasons entirely. During a global March 2020 survey, some 67 percent of respondents from the United States felt that sporting events should be postponed until after the outbreak is over.

What do you think should happen to sports events which have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak?

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

March 16-20, 2020

Number of respondents

see supplementary notes

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

among internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

1,004 (Australia), 1,001 (Brazil), 1,003 (China), 1,016 (France), 1,010 (Germany), 1,010 (Italy), 1,079 (Japan), 1,008 (Philippines), 1,008 (Singapore), 573 (South Africa), 1,005 (Spain), 1,040 (UK) and 1,088 (USA)

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