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Looking the questions of this site, it seems that D&D, in all its versions and variants, is by far the most played game. But that's not quite true in the people I know, so I think the proportions in Europe and USA may be different.

Are there any real statistic about the most played games? I'm specially interested in per-country or at least per continent statistics.

Note: I don't know which tags would be appropriate. I accept suggestions in the form of comments.

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Related questions (both mine, both rather unsuccessful): List of top fantasy RPGs and Average gaming time and session frequency – OpaCitiZen Mar 16 '13 at 10:29
I've seen someone cite retail sales numbers before, so those should be available? You could also look at the Amazon ranking of various core books, but I'm not sure how helpful that should be. – starwed Mar 16 '13 at 19:03
ICv2 occasionally publishes/ranks sales information, which probably correlates with play for newer games. – okeefe Mar 16 '13 at 19:17

I don't think there's a great deal of published, general information on this topic.

Among podcast listeners, there's an annual survey that includes what games listeners are playing. Informally, I would assume that RPG podcast listeners probably play a broader range of RPGs than the gaming population as a whole. Jennisodes has a discussion of the survey results.

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