Most popular sports in Germany 2018-2020

Most popular sports in Germany according to the interest of the population from 2018 to 2020

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period

2018 to 2020

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

German-speaking population

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* No longer included from 2019 onwards.

**First asked in 2020.

Information on the population:
The base is the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older in private households with main residence in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Information on the entire sample:
2018: 23,389 respondents, extrapolated to 70.45 million persons
2019: 23,318 respondents, extrapolated to 70.60 million persons
2020: 23,191 respondents, extrapolated to 70.63 million persons

For more information on the methodology, see here.

This statistic is an analytical finding which has been calculated from different elements of the survey. The question was not asked directly. Multiple answers were possible. Illustrated is the share of respondents who indicated that they have a particular interest in the respective sport.

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