Frequency of watching and/or streaming sporting events U.S. 2020, by age group

According to a survey held in January 2020, 37 percent of U.S. adults aged 65 or older said that they never watched or streamed sports events, and the activity was also relatively rare among those aged between 18 and 29 years old. Adults between the ages of 30 and 44 were the most likely to watch sports every day or several times per week, and the share of respondents in this age bracket who did so was also higher than the percentage of total surveyed adults.

Frequency of watching or streaming sporting events among adults in the United States as of January 2020, by age group

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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

January 23 to 25, 2020

Number of respondents

2,200 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: How often do you watch or stream the following? Sporting events

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