Statistics report on handball


This report provides statistics and facts about handball. It includes a market overview, as well as information on participation, international handball, and club competitions.

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Market overview

  • Premium Statistic International Handball Federation event revenue 2017-2023
  • Basic Statistic Most common handball sponsors worldwide 2022, by industry
  • Basic Statistic Total revenue of the Danish Handball Federation 2013-2021
  • Premium Statistic Highest-paid handball players worldwide 2023


  • Premium Statistic Key figures on global handball participation 2023
  • Basic Statistic Number of people playing handball in England 2015-2022
  • Basic Statistic Number of handball organization members Denmark 2014-2021

International competitions

  • Basic Statistic Countries with the most handball Olympic medals 1972-2023
  • Basic Statistic World Men's Handball Championship titles 1938-2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic World Women's Handball Championship titles 1957-2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Leading goal scorers at the World Men's Handball Championship 2023
  • Premium Statistic Countries with the most men's handball EURO medals 1994-2024
  • Premium Statistic Key broadcasting figures for the men's EHF EURO 2022
  • Basic Statistic Key broadcasting figures for the women's EHF EURO 2022
  • Basic Statistic Host venues for the 2024 men's handball EURO Germany 2021, by capacity
  • Basic Statistic Countries with the most IHF wheelchair handball medals 2022
  • Basic Statistic Leading goal scorers at the IHF wheelchair handball championship 2022

Club competitions

  • Premium Statistic All-time EHF men's Champions League table 1994-2023
  • Basic Statistic Men's handball Champions League titles 1994-2023, by club
  • Premium Statistic Highest-ranked European men's handball leagues 2023-2024
  • Premium Statistic Highest-ranked European women's handball leagues 2023-2024

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