Original article by : AFK Gaming
- Research conducted by Leetify shows which country has the highest percentage of Global Elite CS:GO players.
- Countries from the European and the CIS regions were at the top of this list.
- The top 3 countries with the highest number of Global Elite CS:GO players per million citizens are Finland, Estonia, Denmark.
It is widely considered that the European region is the hub of competitive Counter-Strike, producing some of the finest teams and players that the world has ever seen. But is the same trend followed when it comes down to the casual player base? The question has been finally answered by CS:GO stats analyzing website leetify, who have published their findings based on data from 7 million CS:GO matchmaking players. European and CIS countries dominated the list, as expected, but it also revealed some surprising findings which we will discuss further below. Keep in mind that the number of ‘Global Elite’ players calculated is per 1 million citizens and does not represent a total number.
Percentage of Global Elite CS:GO players per country
Taking a quick look at the world map it is pretty easy to see that the European and CIS countries have a lot of Global Elite players per million citizens. But a closer dissection reveals even more information specifically related to these 2 regions, some interesting observations are as follows
|Country||Global Elite Density (Per Million)||Total Population (2019)|
While it is not possible to say only based on these stats alone which country in the world has the most number of Global Elite ranked CS:GO players, it does give us a rough idea of how far ahead as a region Europe is even when it comes to the casual player base. No wonder, the region is able to produce such talented players and most of the teams at the top-level of competitive Counter-Strike come out from Europe.
Ever wondered which country has the most skill? Here's some data on the number of Global Elites per 1 Million Citizens in @CSGO (Based on data from 7 million MM players we've analyzed).— leetify (@leetify) April 1, 2021
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