Q3 Global Digital Statshot: One billion people watch esports tournaments
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Q3 Global Digital Statshot has compiled a report for 2019, which states that the number of spectators of esports has surpassed the mark of 1 billion people. The report fits into the data on the number of people using social networks - over 3.5 billion.
In recent months, about 1 billion people around the world have watched various kinds of esports tournaments — Asian countries have shown the highest interest. In addition, according to the survey, almost 33% of Internet users admit to having watched someone else play video games, which makes a global audience of more than 1.2 billion people.
Demographics are also showing a trend: 32% of users aged 16 to 24 claimed they had watched esports tournaments, compared to 31% who enjoy watching more ordinary sports such as football or cricket.