February 19, 2021: Twenty-three percent (23%) of voters nationwide watch college or professional sports in person or on television every day or most days. At the opposite end of the spectrum are 38% who rarely or never watch sports. In between are 25% who watch once or twice a week and 13% who tune in or go to a game roughly once a month.
Thirty-two percent (32%) of men watch sports most days, along with 15% of women.
Among urban voters, 31% watch sports on most days. So do 23% of suburban voters and 13% of rural voters.
There is also a partisan divide. Thirty-three percent (33%) of Democrats watch sports on most days. Just 22% of Republicans and 14% of independents do the same.
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- ScottRasmussen.com, "23% Watch Sports Most Days; 38% Rarely or Never," February 18, 2021
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