How is it okay that Terran are underrepresented in the higher leagues in every single region?

In Masters the percentage is kind of a joke, for every Terran player there are 1,42 Protoss players.

(GLOBAL NUMBERS, Random is not counted)

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Just reading this you might think that Terran is largely underrepresented but in fact there is not so much of a difference. If your count the number of players in each league there are more people Silver and Bronze than in the rest of the leagues combined(59% of all players are in Silver/Bronze).

If you take these 59%, "the bottom half" of players the percentages are:

Terran 34,77%

Protoss 34,05%

Zerg 31,17%

If you take the remaining 41%, "the top half", the percentages are:

Zerg 37,9%

Protsoss 33,5%

Terran 28,6%

So the conclusion is that Terran is over represented (Not by that much though {34,77%}) in the bottom 59% of all players in all regions combined. AND more importantly, they are LARGELY underrepresented in the top 41% of all players in all regions sporting only 28,6% of the three races. 28,6% might not seem that low but remember that these numbers are from every Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Master player in the world. Also remember that random players are not counted so each race should be about 33.3%. This makes 28,6% an unacceptably low number.

I know the forums are full of people arguing about which race has the hardest time and to be fair those are opinions and even random players are in some ways subjective, everybody has a play style. But these numbers are not subjective, they are fact. So the question is once again, how is this okay?

Source for these numbers are:

http://www.sc2ranks.com/stats/race

http://www.sc2ranks.com/stats/league

Please correct me if my calculations are wrong.

Br Sane

In Masters the percentage is kind of a joke, for every Terran player there are 1,42 Protoss players.

(GLOBAL NUMBERS, Random is not counted)

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**MASTERS**the percentages are:- Protoss 38%

Zerg 35,3%

Terran 26,7%

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**DIAMOND**the percentages are:- Zerg 37%

Protoss 34%

Terran 29%

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**PLATINUM**the percentages are:- Zerg 38,3%

Protoss 33.1%

Terran 28,6%

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**GOLD**the percentages are:Zerg 38,5%

Protoss 32,6%

Terran 28,9%

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**SILVER**the percentages are:- Zerg 35,3%

Protoss 33,4%

Terran 31,3%

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**BRONZE**the percentages are:- Terran 38%

Protoss 34,6%

Zerg 27,4%

Just reading this you might think that Terran is largely underrepresented but in fact there is not so much of a difference. If your count the number of players in each league there are more people Silver and Bronze than in the rest of the leagues combined(59% of all players are in Silver/Bronze).

If you take these 59%, "the bottom half" of players the percentages are:

Terran 34,77%

Protoss 34,05%

Zerg 31,17%

If you take the remaining 41%, "the top half", the percentages are:

Zerg 37,9%

Protsoss 33,5%

Terran 28,6%

So the conclusion is that Terran is over represented (Not by that much though {34,77%}) in the bottom 59% of all players in all regions combined. AND more importantly, they are LARGELY underrepresented in the top 41% of all players in all regions sporting only 28,6% of the three races. 28,6% might not seem that low but remember that these numbers are from every Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Master player in the world. Also remember that random players are not counted so each race should be about 33.3%. This makes 28,6% an unacceptably low number.

I know the forums are full of people arguing about which race has the hardest time and to be fair those are opinions and even random players are in some ways subjective, everybody has a play style. But these numbers are not subjective, they are fact. So the question is once again, how is this okay?

Source for these numbers are:

http://www.sc2ranks.com/stats/race

http://www.sc2ranks.com/stats/league

Please correct me if my calculations are wrong.

Br Sane

Edited by sane on 18/11/2013 00:03 GMT