World Cup Football: Only for Rich Countries? - June 2010

The world cup football match isn't only for rich countries. Low income countries also send in their teams, but are there as many low income country teams as rich country teams?

If you want to see your national team in the World Cup, you'd better live in a rich country.

More than half of all teams in the World Cup are high-income countries.

Among the low-income countries, only two manage to qualify: Ghana and North Korea.

 

Click on the picture for an overview of high to low-income football countries.

Source: Gapminder.org

 

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Date: June 28, 2010


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