GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Gender Pay Gap In Sports Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"The average gender pay gap in sports is around 13%, with men earning more on average than women."

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"In 2019, the total prize money for FIFA Women’s World Cup was $30 million, while the 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup prize money was $400 million."

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"The highest-paid female athlete, Naomi Osaka, made $37.4 million in 2020, whereas the highest-paid male athlete, Roger Federer, made $106.3 million."

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"The average WNBA player earns a base salary of around $75,000, while the average NBA player earns $7.7 million."

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"In 2019, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team received $4 million for winning the World Cup, while the men’s team received $38 million in 2018."

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"The gender pay gap in professional golf is 83%."

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"In tennis, the combined earnings of the top 10 women is 76% of the combined earnings of the top 10 men."

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"Women receive about 17% of the total sponsorships available in North American professional sports."

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"The highest-paid female NFL coach makes less than the lowest-paid male NFL coach."

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"In 2018, only 2% of sports coverage in the UK was dedicated to female athletes."

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"Women’s sport-related giving in 2019 accounted for only 1.6% of all sport-related philanthropy."

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"The England and Wales Cricket Board found that women earn 35% less than men in cricket."

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"In 2020, more than 60% of ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentaries featured female athletes."

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"The gender pay gap among British Olympians is 23.2%."

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"In 2019, 83.7% of women in sports received no workplace training or development, compared with 64.6% of men."

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"Female professional cyclists earn around 15% of what their male counterparts earn."

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"In 2019, professional male rugby players in England earned up to three times more than their female counterparts."

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