In 2013 there were 33,559,990 people playing fantasy sports in the USA. There is an estimated 3.1 million fantasy sports players in Canada.
Percentage of Fantasy Sports Players compared to Population of Age 12+ in the United States (33+ Million Players) and Canada (3+ Million Players)
|No College Education||10%||11%|
|HH Income $50K+||16%||15%|
|HH Income <$50K||10%||10%|
On average, fantasy sports players spend $111 on league related costs, single player challenge games, and league related materials over a 12 month period
|Per Player||U.S. Market Share|
|League Fees||$52||$1.71 Billion|
|Transaction Fees||$8||$262 Million|
|Website Hosting Fees||$9||$290 Million|
|Website Prize Fees||$7||$230 Million|
|Information Materials||$20||$656 Million|
|Challenge Games||$15||$492 Million|
How many sports news websites do Fantasy Sports players use to obtain relevant data?
|Four or Five||44%|
|Two or Three||16|
30% of Fantasy Sports Players surveyed in 2011 used a mobile device to participate in fantasy sports. Among those that using a mobile device, fantasy sports players used a mobile device or app to:
|Access cheat sheets and ranking to help with drafts and auctions||13%|
|Access real-time fantasy games or player stats||67%|
|Get player news, information or injury reports||54%|
|Get scores of actual games (MLB, NHL, NBA, etc.)||69%|
|Change their fantasy team’s lineup, make trades, or conduct transactions||44%|
|Send messages or smack talk to other members of their fantasy league or game||14%|
How do Daily Games players choose which website to play?
|I trust the site||48%|
|It is the easiest to use||41%|
|It provides the game options I am looking for||34%|
|It was recommended by someone I know||28%|
|It offers the best cash prizes||28%|
|It has the largest number of leagues||18%|
How much do Fantasy Sports players spend on Entry Fees in a year?
|Mean Expenditure||Daily Only (Mean $74)||Both (Mean $142)||All (Mean $122)|
|$51 - $100||17%||27%||23%|
|$101 - $300||9%||27%||21%|
The average fantasy sports player has these demographics
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