The graph shows the results of an Ipsos survey on the level of interest in soccer worldwide as of May 2018. During the survey fielded in April and May 2018, 21 percent of respondents worldwide stated that they were passionate soccer followers and would watch as many games as possible at any given time.
Level of interest in soccer worldwide as of May 2018
among internet users who had seen, heard or read about the FIFA World Cup
Method of interview
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Thinking of the sport of
football (NOT American football), how would you typically describe yourself?"
The source provides the following information about the methodology: "The survey was conducted via the Ipsos Online Panel system in 27 countries around the world including: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Great Britain, and the USA.
Approximately 1000 individuals aged 16 -64 or 18-64 were surveyed in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Great Britain, and the USA. Approximately 500 individuals aged 16 -64 were surveyed in Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Hungary, India, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey."