Sochi 2014: Norway, Slovenia lead medal count – in proportion

Medal count per capita shows a dramatically different result than the gold medal count being slavered over by the chauvinist media (as of February 18 at 1 p.m.):

Rank Country Medals Population Population
per Medal
1 Norway 18 5,005,700 278,094
2 Slovenia 6 2,057,540 342,923
3 Latvia 3 2,070,371 690,123
4 Netherlands 20 16,731,770 836,588
5 Austria 9 8,452,835 939,203
6 Switzerland 8 7,870,100 983,762
7 Sweden 9 9,490,683 1,054,520
8 Belarus 6 9,461,400 1,576,900
9 Czech Republic 6 10,504,203 1,750,700
10 Canada 16 34,771,400 2,173,212
11 Finland 2 5,407,040 2,703,520
12 Croatia 1 4,290,612 4,290,612
13 Slovakia 1 5,445,324 5,445,324
14 Germany 15 81,831,000 5,455,400
15 Russian Fed. 19 143,500,000 7,552,631
16 Australia 3 22,880,619 7,626,873
17 France 8 65,350,000 8,168,750
18 Poland 4 38,501,000 9,625,250
19 Italy 6 60,776,531 10,129,421
20 South Korea 4 48,580,000 12,145,000
21 United States 19 313,382,000 16,493,789
22 Kazakhstan 1 16,718,000 16,718,000
23 Japan 6 127,650,000 21,275,000
24 Great Britain 2 62,262,000 31,131,000
25 Ukraine 1 45,644,419 45,644,419
26 China 6 1,347,350,000 224,558,333

Medal count per GDP also shows a dramatically different result than the medal count being featured by the media:

Rank Country Medals GDP1 GDP per
Medal1
1 Slovenia 6 49.54 8.26
2 Belarus 6 55.14 9.19
3 Latvia 3 28.25 9.42
4 Norway 18 485.80 26.99
5 Czech Republic 6 215.22 35.87
6 Netherlands 20 836.26 41.81
7 Austria 9 418.48 46.50
8 Sweden 9 538.13 59.79
9 Croatia 1 63.85 63.85
10 Switzerland 8 635.65 79.46
11 Slovakia 1 95.99 95.99
12 Russian Fed. 19 1857.77 97.78
13 Canada 16 1736.05 108.50
14 Poland 4 514.50 128.62
15 Finland 2 266.07 133.04
16 Ukraine 1 165.25 165.25
17 Kazakhstan 1 186.20 186.20
18 Germany 15 3570.56 238.04
19 South Korea 4 1116.25 279.06
20 France 8 2773.03 346.63
21 Italy 6 2194.75 365.79
22 Australia 3 1371.76 457.25
23 United States 19 15094.00 794.42
24 Japan 6 5867.15 977.86
25 Great Britain 2 2431.59 1215.79
26 China 6 7298.10 1216.35
1 current US$ billions

Source: Craig Nevill-Manning, medalspercapita.com

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