Petanque statistics

Statistics about petanque balls



Number of balls per brand

Material of the balls


45% of the balls are in carbon steel material.
48% of the balls are in stainless steel material.
7% of the balls are in bronze material.

Hardness of the balls


6% of the balls are hard.
47% of the balls are soft.
48% of the balls are semi-soft.

Players' favorite brand of balls

Players' favorite material


34% of the petanque players have balls in carbon steel material.
3% of the petanque players have balls in stainless steel material.
3% of the petanque players have balls in bronze material.

Players' favorite hardness


0% of the petanque members prefer to play with hard balls.
17% of the petanque members prefer to play with soft balls.
24% of the petanque members prefer to play with semi-soft balls.



Statistics about petanque players



Role of the players


34% of the players are pointer.
38% of the players are middle.
28% of the players are shooter.

Level of the players


14% of players have beginner level.
45% of players have intermediate level.
41% of players have experienced level.

Category of the players


45% of petanque players play for fun !
48% of petanque players play in a club.
7% of petanque players are professional.



Statistics about clubs / competitions



Number of players per club


7% of clubs have less than 25 members.
25% of clubs have between 25 and 50 members.
49% of clubs have between 50 and 100 members.
16% of clubs have between 100 and 250 members.
3% of clubs have more than 250 members.

Type of the competitions


13% of competitions are open to all the petanque players.
87% of competitions are only reserved for licensed members.

Configuration of the competitions


2% of competitions are head to head configuration.
38% of competitions are in doublet configuration.
51% of competitions are in triplet configuration.
2% of competitions are in mixed doublet configuration.
7% of competitions are in mixed triplet configuration.