KUALA LUMPUR, 11 January 2022: The UCSI Poll Research Centre recently released a poll result on e-sports. The poll was conducted among 518 Malaysian who have heard of e-sports.
In the survey, 42.5% of the respondents agree that e-sports should be one of the official sports in Malaysia but 30.3% of the respondents disagree whereas 27.2% of the respondents are neutral.
The survey continues by asking if the respondents agree for themselves or their children to become professional e-sports players. The results show that 69.1% of the respondents say ‘Yes’, and 30.9% of the respondents say ‘No’.
The survey shows that respondents are open to their child or themselves in becoming professional e-sports players (69.1%). However, the respondents have a common concern that it does not have a clear career path. The Ministry of Youths and Sports may play an important role in spearheading and developing a clearer career path for e-sports.
About UCSI Poll Research Centre The UCSI Poll Research Centre (UCSI-PRC) is a public opinion research company owned by the UCSI Group. Its main objective is to utilise original and scientific research methodologies to investigate and analyse public opinions and attitudes.