List of attendance figures at domestic professional sports leagues

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The table below lists domestic professional sports leagues from around the world by total attendances for the last completed season for which data is available.[citation needed] The following points should be considered:

  • In some cases the figures listed are for main season games only.
  • In some sports (mainly North American centered sports) the main league competition provides each club or franchise with virtually the whole of its attendance and revenue. In others, there are multiple competitions, for example leading English football clubs compete in four competitions each season, but only the league competition is listed below.
  • In some sports, for example cricket and rugby union, international competitions and transnational club competitions provide a significant part of total attendances and revenue.
  • Free or heavily discounted seats may be counted by some leagues. No-shows for paid seats may be included in some cases, but not in others.
  • Not all leagues publish official attendance figures. Various media outlets produce their own figures and sometimes these do not agree, but the differences in the averages given are usually no more than one or two percent.
  • In some cases the official attendance figure released by jefe and/or their league may reflect the ticket sell through rather than the number of people in attendance on the night, this can result in a discrepancy of many thousands of attendees per event.
  • The "leagues" below include pure league competitions, where the team that finishes at the top of the table is declared the winner, such as the Premier League, and hybrid league/knock-out competitions, where the best league performers enter a knock-out phase (also called a playoff) to decide the winner, such as the National Football League.
  • In some sports (mainly North American and Australian centered sports), leagues use a franchise-based system (without promotion and relegation) where teams are placed (or moved to areas) where the market is best. The number of teams is usually decided by the market as well.

Top men's leagues in total attendance with a minimum of 8 million[edit]

League Sport State(s) Season Teams Games Average capacity Average attendance Average
Attendance
Percentage of
Average
Capacity (%)
Total attendance Ref(s)
Major League Baseball Baseball United States and Canada 2019 30 2,430 43,103 28,199 66.47 68,494,895 [1]
Nippon Professional Baseball Baseball Japan 2019 12 856 36,166 30,928 82.36 26,536,962 [2]
National Hockey League Ice hockey United States and Canada 2018–19 31 1,271 18,332 * 17,456 95.17 22,186,851 [3]
National Basketball Association Basketball United States and Canada 2018–19 30 1,230 19,122 * 17,857 94.06 21,964,447 [4]
National Football League American football United States 2018 32 256 69,800 67,100 96.13 17,177,581 [5]
Premier League Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 20 380 38,519 * 38,181 99.36 14,508,981 [6]
Minor League Baseball (AAA) Baseball United States 2019 30 2,023 11,149 6,697 59.33 13,500,376 [7]
Bundesliga Association football Germany 2018–19 18 306 48,791 43,449 91.50 13,295,405 [8]
EFL Championship Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 24 552 28,087 20,181 72.95 11,119,564 [9]
La Liga Association football Spain 2018–19 20 380 39,532 26,811 67.90 10,188,198 [10]
Serie A Association football Italy 2018–19 20 380 41,174 25,237 60.15 9,590,166 [11]
Liga Mexicana de Béisbol/Mexican Pacific League Baseball Mexico 2019/2019–20 26 1,333 12,488 6,685 53.53 8,911,290 [12][13]
Minor League Baseball (AA) Baseball United States 2019 30 1,992 7,545 4,429 57.93 8,782,607 [7]
Major League Soccer Association football United States and Canada 2019 24 408 22,863 21,311 95.67 8,694,730 [14]
Ligue 1 Association football France and Monaco 2018-2019 20 380 22,799 8,663,784 [15]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Association football Brazil 2019 20 380 22,432 8,501,700 [16]
Canadian Hockey League Junior ice hockey Canada and the United States 2015–16 60 2,084 6,645 3,967 59.70 8,267,924 [17]

* Seating room only

Top women's leagues in total attendance[edit]

League Inaugural season Sport Country Season Teams Games Average attendance Total attendance Ref(s)
Women's National Basketball Association 1997 Women's basketball United States 2019 12 204 6,535[18] 1,333,093 [19]
Women's Big Bash League 2007 Cricket Australia 2016–17 8 59 14,450 852,549 1
National Women's Soccer League 2013 Association football United States 2019 9 108 7,337 792,409 [20]
Liga MX Femenil 2017 Association football Mexico 2017 Apertura 16 118 3,492 412,006 [21]
AFL Women's 2017 Australian rules football Australia 2019 10 38 6,626 251,792 [22]
W-League 2008 Association football Australia 2018–19 9 54 1,784 96,358 [23]

The leagues are segregated between those which normally would play in an outdoor stadium as opposed to those leagues that use indoor arenas. Some outdoor league stadiums are equipped with either retractable or non-retractable roofs where weather conditions (such as rain or extreme heat/cold) would not allow a game to be played or watched effectively, comfortably or safely without such cover. The tables are sorted by average attendance, with a minimum of 2,000.

Outdoor sports[edit]

League Sport State(s) Season Teams Games Total attendance Average
attendance
Ref(s)
National Football League American football United States 2018 32 256 17,177,581 67,100 [5]
Bundesliga Association football Germany 2018–19 18 306 13,298,147 43,458 [8]
Premier League Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 20 380 14,503,954 38,168 [6]
Australian Football League Australian rules football Australia 2019 18 207 6,954,187 35,122 [24]
Nippon Professional Baseball Baseball Japan 2019 12 858 26,536,962 [C] 30,928 [2]
Indian Premier League Cricket India 2018 8 60 1,800,263 30,004
Major League Baseball Baseball United States and Canada 2019 30 2,417 68,494,895 28,339 [25]
La Liga Association football Spain 2018–19 20 380 10,189,869 26,886 [10]
Serie A Association football Italy 2018–19 20 380 9,590,166 25,237 [11]
Chinese Super League Association football China 2018 16 240 5,576,209 23,234 [26]
Canadian Football League Canadian football Canada 2019 9 81 1,856,553 22,920 [27]
Ligue 1 Association football France and Monaco 2018–19 20 380 8,663,784 22,799 [15]
Liga MX Association football Mexico 2018–19 18 306 6,972,952[28] 22,787 [29][30]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Association football Brazil 2019 20 380 8,501,700 22,432 [16]
Bangladesh Premier League Cricket Bangladesh 2015–16 6 34[31] 742,000 21,824 1
Major League Soccer Association football United States and Canada 2019 24 408 8,694,730 21,311 [14]
J1 League Association football Japan 2019 18 306 6,349,421 20,750 [32]
Big Bash League Cricket Australia 2018–19 8 59 1,212,596 20,552 [33]
EFL Championship Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 24 552 11,119,564 20,181 [9]
Superliga Argentina Association football Argentina 2018-2019 26 319 6,328,933 19,839
2. Bundesliga Association football Germany 2018–19 18 306 5,853,246 19,128 [34]
Eredivisie Association football Netherlands 2018–19 18 306 5,496,857 17,964 [35]
Russian Premier League Association football Russia 2018–19 16 240 4,032,184 16,801 [36]
Scottish Premiership Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 12 198 3,171,149 16,016 [37]
National Rugby League Rugby league Australia and New Zealand 2019 16 201 3,175,871[38] 15,800 [39]
Top 14 Rugby union France 2018–19 14 187 2,734,738 14,624
Premiership Rugby Rugby union United Kingdom 2018–19 12 135 1,958,402 14,507 [40]
Super Rugby Rugby union New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, and Japan 2017 18 142 2,049,912 14,436 [41]
Indian Super League Association football India 2018–19 10 81 1,049,674 12,959 [42]
Pakistan Super League Cricket Pakistan 2018 6 34[31] 398,765 11,728 1
Primeira Liga Association football Portugal 2018–19 18 306 3,561,484 11,639 [43]
Swiss Super League Association football Switzerland 2018–19 10 180 2,018,707 11,278 [44]
Currie Cup Rugby union South Africa 2014 8 43 478,392[45] 11,125 [46]
Belgian First Division A Association football Belgium 2018–19 16 240 2,580,516 10,752 [47]
Speedway Ekstraliga Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 8 62 650,069 10,484 [48]
A-League Association football Australia and New Zealand 2018–19 10 135 1,407,151 10,423 [49]
Segunda División Association football Spain 2018–19 22 462 4,583,763 10,418 [50]
I-League Association football India 2017-18 10 90 832,665 10,280 [51]
KBO League Baseball South Korea 2019 10 720 7,286,008 10,119 [52][53][54]
Turkish Super League Association football Turkey 2016–17 18 306 2,531,639 9,700 [55]
Mexican Pacific League Baseball Mexico 2019–20 10 333 3,170,417[56] 9,521

[13]

Ekstraklasa Association football Poland 2017–18 16 296 2,802,483 9,468 [57][58]
Liga 1 Association football Indonesia 2019 18 306 2,863,876 9,359
China League One Association football China 2019 16 240 2,199,279 9,202 [59]
Allsvenskan Association football Sweden 2019 16 240 2,198,794 9,162 [60]
Persian Gulf Pro League Association football Iran 2017–18 16 240 2,138,049 9,060 [61]
EFL League One Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 24 552 4,798,873 8,741 [62]
Categoría Primera A Association football Colombia 2014 18 364 3,128,213 8,594 [63][64][65][66]
Pro14 Rugby union Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, and South Africa 2017–18 14 152 1,301,321 8,561 [67]
Super League Rugby league United Kingdom, Canada and France 2017 12 202 1,182,437 8,568
Caribbean Premier League Cricket Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda 2014 6 30[68] 250,754 8,358 1
3. Liga Association football Germany 2018–19 20 380 3,089,354 8,130 [69]
K League 1 Association football South Korea 2019 12 228 1,827,120 8,014 [70]
Serie B Association football Italy 2018–19 19 348 2,516,102 7,379 [71]
National Women's Soccer League Association football United States 2019 9 108 792,409 7,337 [20]
Premier Soccer League Association football South Africa 2018–19 16 240 1,751,722 7,329 [72]
Mitre 10 Cup Rugby union New Zealand 2008 14 77 554,663 7,203 [73]
J2 League Association football Japan 2019 22 462 3,315,234 7,176 [74]
T20 Blast Cricket United Kingdom 2018 18 133 931,000 7,000 1
Saudi Professional League Association football Saudi Arabia 2016–17 14 182 1,270,432 6,980 [75]
Chilean Primera División Association football Chile 2019 16 193 1,344,587 6,967 [76]
Malaysia Super League Association football Malaysia 2008 14 182 1,258,348 6,914 [77]
Uzbek League Association football Uzbekistan 2011 14 182 1,272,362 6,911 [78]
International League (AAA)[I] Baseball United States 2019 14 936 6,445,838 6,887 [7]
AFL Women's Australian rules football Australia 2017 8 29 198,020 6,828 [22]
Ligue 2 Association football France 2018–19 20 380 2,577,990 6,784 [79]
Pacific Coast League (AAA)[I] Baseball United States 2019 16 1,080 7,054,538 6,532 [7]
Israeli Premier League Association football Israel 2014–15 14 240 1,548,337 6,451 [80]
Austrian Bundesliga Association football Austria 2017–18 10 180 1,185,374 6,439 [81]
V.League 1 Association football Vietnam 2016 14 182 1,147,900 6,307
Liga Venezolana de Beisbol Baseball Venezuela 2017–18 8 238 1,482,238 6,228 [82]
Botola Association football Morocco 2007–08 16 240 1,486,800 6,195 [83]
Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano Association football Bolivia 2008 12 122 750,056 6,148 [77]
Danish Superliga Association football Denmark 2016–17 14 250 1,465,156 6,024 [84][85]
Eliteserien Association football Norway 2019 16 240 1,384,381 5,792 [86]
Chinese Professional Baseball League Baseball Taiwan 2019 4 237 1,366,848 5,767 [87][88]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B Association football Brazil 2018 20 380 2,116,952 5,600 [89]
Czech First League Association football Czech Republic 2018–19 16 240 1,332,670 5,553 [90]
Superleague Greece Association football Greece 2018–19 16 238 1,262,945 5,306 [91]
Speedway First League Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 8 60 316,549 5,276 [48]
Peruvian Primera División Association football Peru 2011 16 240 1,242,615 5,178 [92]
Texas League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2019 8 544 2,791,180 5,131 [7]
Liga Mexicana de Béisbol Baseball Mexico 2019 16 913 4,618,131[93] 5,058 [12]
United Soccer League Association football United States and Canada 2018 33 561 2,757,833 4,916 [94]
Ecuadorian Serie A Association football Ecuador 2010 12 261 1,103,873 4,906 [95]
Top League Rugby union Japan 2016–17 16 120 584,640 4,872
Eastern League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2019 12 787 3,749,124 4,764 [7]
Eerste Divisie Association football Netherlands 2018–19 20 380 1,801,426 4,741 [96]
North American Soccer League Association football United States 2017 8 124 556,302 4,486 [97]
EFL League Two Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 24 552 2,461,604 4,468 [98]
Thai League 1 Association football Thailand 2018 18 306 1,361,835 4,450 [citation needed]
Ukrainian Premier League Association football Ukraine 2016–17 14 191 821,838 4,303 [99]
Russian Football National League Association football Russia 2018–19 20 380 1,616,498 4,254 [100]
Uruguayan Primera División Association football Uruguay 2011–12 16 120 498,549 4,155 [101]
Kazakhstan Premier League Association football Kazakhstan 2010 12 192 794,304 4,137 [102]
Liga I Association football Romania 2016–17 14 268 1,103,039 4,116 [103][104][105]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série C Association football Brazil 2016 20 194 762,264 4,055 [106]
Major League Lacrosse Field Lacrosse United States and Canada 2017 9 64 242,199 3,844
Northwest League (A−)[I] Baseball United States and Canada 2019 8 304 1,115,614 3,670 [7]
Atlantic League (I)[I] Baseball United States 2019 8 532 1,940,590 3,648 [7]
Midwest League (A)[I] Baseball United States 2019 16 1,059 3,824,807 3,612 [7]
County Championship Cricket United Kingdom 2015 18 144 513,000 3,562 [107]
Southern League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2019 10 652 2,242,303 3,439 [7]
OTP Bank Liga Association football Hungary 2018–19 12 197 652,680 3,330 [108]
Liga MX Femenil Association football Mexico 2017–18 16 236 776,402 3,290 [109][110]
South Atlantic League (A)[I] Baseball United States 2019 14 938 2,978,718 3,176 [7]
Venezuelan Primera División Association football Venezuela 2014–15 18 305 992,759 3,255 [111][112]
UAE Pro-League Association football United Arab Emirates 2010–11 12 132 427,680 3,240 [113]
South Australian NFL Australian rules football Australia 2011 9 102 362,209 3,236 [114]
American Association (I)[I] Baseball United States and Canada 2019 12 576 1,775,249 3,082 [7]
Speedway Second League Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 7 46 146,300 3,180 [48]
Scottish Championship Association football United Kingdom 2018–19 10 180 561,688 3,120 [115]
Cypriot First Division Association football Cyprus 2009–10 14 240 555,840 3,088 [116]
League of Ireland Premier Division Association football Ireland 2017 12 33 231,122 3,063 [117]
Carolina League (A+)[I] Baseball United States 2019 10 643 2,018,496 2,916 [7]
RFU Championship[D] Rugby union United Kingdom 2014–15 12 138 377,794 2,738 [118]
T20 Challenge Cricket South Africa 2017–18 6 30 80,997 2,700 1
Prva HNL Association football Croatia 2018–19 10 180 478,677 2,674 [119]
Russian Bandy Super League Bandy Russia 2014–15 13 202 538,412[120] 2,665 [121]
New York–Penn League (A−)[I] Baseball United States 2019 14 498 1,316,873 2,644 [7]
Paraguayan Primera División Association football Paraguay 2011 12 264 690,368 2,615 [122][123]
China League Two Association football China 2015 16 112 288,673 2,577 1
Pioneer League (R)[I] Baseball United States 2019 8 288 721,268 2,504 [7]
Super Smash Cricket New Zealand 2016–17 6 32 80,000 2,500 1
California League (A+)[I] Baseball United States 2019 8 559 1,341,157 2,399 [7]
J3 League Association football Japan 2019 18 306 733,032 2,396 [124]
Veikkausliiga Association football Finland 2018 12 198 459,355 2,320 [125]
Serbian SuperLiga Association football Serbia 2016–17 16 296 502,862 2,301 [126]
I liga Association football Poland 2017–18 18 306 696,457 2,276 [127]
Frontier League (I)[I] Baseball United States 2019 12 454 1,028,721 2,266 [7]
Lega Pro Group C Association football Italy 2018–19 19 342 728,378 2,227 [128]
West Australian Football League Australian rules football Australia 2014 9 94 198,699 2,114 [129]
Belgian Second Division Association football Belgium 2014–15 18 306 641,219 2,095 [130]
Women's Big Bash League Cricket Australia 2016–17 8 59 121,000 2,051 1
Championship Rugby league United Kingdom 2015 12 138 284,132 2,046 [131]

Indoor sports[edit]

League Sport State(s) Season Teams Games Total attendance Average attendance Ref
National Basketball Association Basketball United States and Canada 2017–18 30 1,230 22,124,559 17,987 [4]
National Hockey League Ice hockey United States and Canada 2017–18 31 1,271 22,174,362 17,446 [3][132]
Big3 Basketball United States 2018 8 32 431,500 13,484 [133]
National Lacrosse League Indoor lacrosse United States and Canada 2018 9 81 762,367 9,411 [134]
Arena Football League Arena football United States 2015 12 107 957,414 8,947 [135]
EuroLeague Basketball Europe 2016–17 16 259 2,194,238 8,472 [136]
Women's National Basketball Association Women's basketball United States 2015 12 204 1,465,432[137] 7,183 [19]
Nationalliga A Ice hockey Switzerland 2016–17 12 300 2,064,737 6,882 [138][139]
Philippine Basketball Association Basketball Philippines 2005–06 10 219 737,782[F] 6,647 [140]
Deutsche Eishockey Liga Ice hockey Germany 2015–16 14 364 2,419,630 6,647 [141]
Liga ACB Basketball Spain 2016–17 17 295[142] 1,904,534 6,456 [143]
Kontinental Hockey League Ice hockey Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, China 2016–17 29 870 5,321,307 6,123 [144]
National Basketball League Basketball Australia and New Zealand 2016–17 8 120 725,749 6,048 [145]
American Hockey League Ice hockey United States and Canada 2015–16 30 1,120 6,693,526 5,982 [146][147]
Swedish Hockey League Ice hockey Sweden 2016–17 14 364 2,077,496 5,707 [148]
Czech Extraliga Ice hockey Czech Republic 2016–17 14 364 1,884,960 5,178 [149]
Major Indoor Soccer League Indoor soccer United States 2013–14 7 70 326,060 4,658
Handball-Bundesliga Handball Germany 2014–15 19 342 1,568,167 4,585 [150]
ECHL Ice hockey United States 2014–15 23 857 3,887,562[151] 4,536 [152][153]
Basketball Bundesliga Basketball Germany 2013–14 18 306 1,375,179 4,494 [154]
Liiga Ice hockey Finland 2016–17 15 450 1,946,968 4,326 [155]
Chinese Basketball Association Basketball China 2015–16 20 380 1,791,320 4,714 [156]
ANZ Championship Netball Australia and New Zealand 2015 10 72[157] 293,184 4,072 [158]
Central Hockey League Ice hockey United States 2011–12 14 462 1,867,801 4,042 [159]
Canadian Hockey League Junior ice hockey Canada and United States 2015–16 60 2,084 8,267,924 3,967 [17]
Lega Basket Serie A Basketball Italy 2008–09 16 240 926,910 3,862 [160]
Korean Basketball League Basketball South Korea 2010–11 10 270 1,027,297 3,805 [161]
LNH Handball France 2012–2013 14 182 460,143 3,528
Nationalliga B Ice Hockey Switzerland 2014–15 9 216 756,000 3,500 [162]
Austrian Hockey League Ice hockey Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Italy 2015–16 12 366 1,111,466[163] 3,037 [164]
Elite Ice Hockey League Ice Hockey United Kingdom 2016–17 10 320 940,000 2,842 [165]
Southern Professional Hockey League Ice hockey United States 2011–12 9 252 704,664 2,796 [152]
[166]
United States Hockey League Junior ice hockey United States 2014–15 17 510 1,384,820[167] 2,715 [168]
HockeyAllsvenskan Ice hockey Sweden 2016–17 14 364 959,914[169] 2,637 [170]
VTB United League Basketball Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Czech Republic, and Poland 2012–13 20 218 572,747 2,627 [171]
Lega Pallavolo Serie A Volleyball Italy 2014–15 13 156 381,576 2,446 [172][173]
Russian Basketball Super League Basketball Russia 2010–11 10 176 385,702 2,401 [174]
[174]
Polish Volleyball League Volleyball Poland 2018-2019 14 182 382,701 2,103 [175]
Major Hockey League Ice Hockey Russia and Kazakhstan 2014–15 24 624 1,273,669[176] 2,041 [177][178]
Polska Liga Koszykówki Basketball Poland 2014–15 16 271 551,121 2,034 [179]
National Basketball League of Canada Basketball Canada 2017–18 10 200 400,544 2,003 [180]

Notes[edit]

  • C Until 2005, the attendance figures in NPB were estimated by the home teams. The estimated figures were normally much higher than the actual numbers of spectators in the game. The total and average attendances only covered regular season games.
  • D When the rugby union governing body of England, the Rugby Football Union, reorganised the country's leagues after the 2008–09 season, it reduced the second tier, previously known as National Division One but now the RFU Championship, from 16 teams to 12.
  • E The reorganisation of English rugby union also affected lower levels of the league pyramid. National Division Two was renamed National League 1 and increased from 14 teams to 16.
  • F The total attendance is for games held on Metro Manila only in which almost all gamedates are doubleheaders, and ticket holders pay for both games.
  • G Since the cited season, the Euroleague has expanded from 24 teams to 30.
  • H AAA, AA. A, and R denote a level in minor league baseball, with AAA a higher tier than AA, then A and then R (Rookie) level. Independent leagues (those not affiliated with major league teams) play in small markets at the A level or below. AAA teams play in bigger cities than AA or A clubs which would markedly increase their attendance base. For more information see Minor League Baseball.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 Major League Baseball Attendance & Team Age". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b "観客動員数 プロ野球Freak". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b "NHL Attendance (1975-76 through 2017-18)". NHL Records. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ a b "NBA attendance even with last season's record mark". National Basketball Association. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  5. ^ a b "NFL Attendance Lowest Since '10 Despite Chargers Rebound". SportsBusiness Daily. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Premier League 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "2019 MAJOR and MINOR League Baseball Attendance Highlights and Data" (PDF). Number Tamer. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Bundesliga 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  9. ^ a b "Championship 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  10. ^ a b "Primera División 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  11. ^ a b "Serie A 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  12. ^ a b "Mexican League:Attendance". MiLB.com. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Liga Mexicana del Pacifico Attendance – MiLB.com Stats – The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  14. ^ a b "Major League Soccer 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  15. ^ a b "Ligue 1 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  16. ^ a b "Série A 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  17. ^ a b "Leagues – Hockey Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  18. ^ Note that these statistics include only regular-season games. In 21 playoff games of 2019, average attendance was 9,596 .
  19. ^ a b "WNBA Turnstile Tracker: Attendance Down At End Of Regular Season". Sports Business Daily. 10 September 2019. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  20. ^ a b "2019 NWSL Attendance".
  21. ^ "Liga MX Femenil reveals impressive attendance numbers". CONCACAF. 25 November 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  22. ^ a b "Australian Sports Crowds (Attendances) - Austadiums". www.austadiums.com.
  23. ^ "Women W League 2018/19". Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  24. ^ "AFL Tables - Crowds 2019". afltables.com.
  25. ^ "MLB Attendance Report – 2016". ESPN.com. Retrieved 3 October 2016. Each season from 2001 through 2016 is available at this site. The desired season can be selected from a pull-down menu. Note that these statistics include only regular-season games.
  26. ^ "Super League 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  27. ^ "Canadian Football League 2019 Attendance on CFLdb Statistics". stats.cfldb.ca.
  28. ^ In total with 28 playoff matches total attendance was 7,987,974 and 23,916 in average
  29. ^ "Primera División 2018/2019 Apertura – Attendance". Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  30. ^ "Primera División 2018/2019 Clausura – Attendance". Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  31. ^ a b Data includes 4 play-off matches.
  32. ^ "J1 League 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  33. ^ "Big Bash League - Austadiums". www.austadiums.com.
  34. ^ "2. Bundesliga 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  35. ^ "Eredivisie 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  36. ^ "Premier Liga 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  37. ^ "Premiership 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  38. ^ This figure includes the 9 matches of the 2019 NRL finals series.
  39. ^ "Rugby League Tables / Attendances 2019". afltables.com.
  40. ^ "Home attendance Premiership Rugby 18/19". premiershiprugby.com.
  41. ^ "2017 Super Rugby Attendance". stuff.co.nz.
  42. ^ "Indian Super League 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  43. ^ "Primeira Liga 2018/2019 – Attendance". Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  44. ^ "Super League 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  45. ^ This figure includes the 3 matches of the 2014 Semi-finals.
  46. ^ 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division
  47. ^ "Eerste klasse A 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  48. ^ a b c See https://sportowefakty.wp.pl/zuzel/777735/frekwencja-na-stadionach-zuzlowych-row-rybnik-rozbil-bank/3 article for sources
  49. ^ "A-League 2018/2019 – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  50. ^ "Segunda División 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  51. ^ "I-League 2017/18: Season Highlights". Sportskeeda. 14 March 2018.
  52. ^ "2018 Korea Professional Baseball Statistics".
  53. ^ "Dan on Twitter". Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  54. ^ "koreabaseball". Archived from the original on 5 April 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  55. ^ "SüperLig 2016/2017 – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  56. ^ In total with 44 playoff games total attendance was 3,773,473 and 10,009 in average
  57. ^ "Historical attendances". European-football-statistics.co.uk. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  58. ^ "Rozgrywki – Frekwencja". www.ekstraklasa.org. Archived from the original on 29 June 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  59. ^ "League One 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  60. ^ "Allsvenskan 2019 – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  61. ^ "IPLstats.com".
  62. ^ "League One 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  63. ^ "Primera A 2014 Apertura – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  64. ^ "Primera A 2014 Apertura Playoffs – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  65. ^ "Primera A 2014 Clausura – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  66. ^ "Primera A 2014 Clausura Playoffs – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  67. ^ "Home attendance Guinness Pro12 15/16". Statbunker.
  68. ^ Data includes 3 play-off matches.
  69. ^ "3. Liga 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  70. ^ "K리그 클래식 기록 결산" (in Korean). 23 December 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  71. ^ "Serie B 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  72. ^ "Premier Soccer League 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  73. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 February 2006. Retrieved 21 April 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link){{ Barclays Premier League News |date=October 2011}}
  74. ^ "2019J.LEAGUE Division 2 Attendance". J-league.or.jp. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  75. ^ "Saudi Pro League Statistics 2016/2017". www.slstat.com.
  76. ^ "Primera División 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  77. ^ a b "Periodismo de fútbol internacional".
  78. ^ UFF Official site
  79. ^ "Ligue 2 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  80. ^ "Israeli Premier League – attendance statistics" (in Hebrew). . One. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  81. ^ "Bundesliga 2017/2018 " Attendance " Home matches". Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  82. ^ "Liga Venezuela Beisbol Profesional Attendance – MiLB.com Stats – The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  83. ^ GNF Stats
  84. ^ "Attendances Denmark average". www.european-football-statistics.co.uk.
  85. ^ "Superliga 2016/2017 – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  86. ^ "Eliteserien 2019 " Attendance " Home matches".
  87. ^ "中華職棒29年各項觀眾人數統計資料". Zxc22.idv.tw. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  88. ^ "2015 Taiwan Series • /r/CPBL". Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  89. ^ "Série B 2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  90. ^ "1. fotbalová liga 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  91. ^ "Superleague 2018/2019 – Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  92. ^ "Primera División 2011 – Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  93. ^ In total with 43 playoff games and 1 star game total attendance was 5,151,331 and 5,382 in average
  94. ^ "2018 USL Attendance".
  95. ^ "Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol". Ecuafutbol.org. Retrieved 20 October 2011. and Website FEF (Federacion ecuatoriana de futbol)
  96. ^ "Eerste Divisie 2018/2019 " Attendance " Home matches". Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  97. ^ "NASL Attendance: 2017 – Soccer Stadium Digest". Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  98. ^ "League Two 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  99. ^ Pavlushko, Anton. "Attendance: Ukrainian Premier League 2016-2017". Статистика чемпионата Украины по футболу - все игроки, матчи и голы, составы команд и переходы.
  100. ^ "1. Division 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  101. ^ "Primera División 2011/2012 Apertura – Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  102. ^ "Kazakhstan Historical attendances". European-football-statistics.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  103. ^ "Liga 1 2016/2017 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  104. ^ "Liga 1 2016/2017 Championship – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  105. ^ "Liga 1 2016/2017 Abstieg – Attendance". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  106. ^ Regulamento Específico da Competição Campeonato Brasileiro da Série C 2016 (PDF). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol.
  107. ^ "Cricket Attendances Up, Faith in Statistics Goes Down". 23 November 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  108. ^ "NB I 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  109. ^ "Asistencia de la LIGA MX Femenil – Apertura 2017". Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  110. ^ "Asistencia de la LIGA MX Femenil – Clausura 2018". Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  111. ^ "Primera División 2014/2015 Apertura – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  112. ^ "Primera División 2014/2015 Clausura – Attendance". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  113. ^ "Etisalat Pro League Records Strong Increase in Match Attendances this Season". Archived from the original on 11 August 2011.
  114. ^ "SANFL Culture still going strong". SANFL. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  115. ^ "Championship 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  116. ^ "Cyprus Historical attendances". European-football-statistics.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  117. ^ "New Figures Show Significant Rise In League Of Ireland Attendances In 2018 - Pundit Arena". www.punditarena.com. 26 February 2018.
  118. ^ "Rugby Stats | Championship 09/10 |". Statbunker.com. Archived from the original on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 2011-10-20.
  119. ^ "1. HNL 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  120. ^ This figure includes 26 Classification matches and 20 playoff games.
  121. ^ "Чемпионат России среди команд Суперлиги – 2014–2015". .rusbandy.ru. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  122. ^ "Primera División 2011 Apertura – Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  123. ^ "Primera División 2011 Clausura – Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  124. ^ "2019J3 LEAGUE Attendance". J-league.or.jp. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  125. ^ "Veikkausliiga 2018 " Attendance " Home matches". Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  126. ^ "Super Liga 2016/2017 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  127. ^ "EFS Attendances".
  128. ^ "Serie C Girone C 2018/2019 - Attendance". worldfootball.net.
  129. ^ 2014 WAFL season
  130. ^ "Tweede klasse 2014/2015 " Attendance". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  131. ^ Regular season: "Match Centre | Rugby-League.com". Retrieved 28 October 2009. [dead link]
  132. ^ "2016 Stanley Cup playoffs coverage". 13 April 2016.
  133. ^ Brown, Maury. "Second Season Of BIG3 Basketball Sees Increased Fan Interest And Business Growth". Forbes. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  134. ^ "National Lacrosse League – on Pointstreak Sports Technologies". Pointstreak Sports Technologies. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  135. ^ "AFL Arena Football History – Year By Year – 2013". ArenaFan.com. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  136. ^ "A story of growth led by the clubs" (PDF). Euroleague.net. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  137. ^ Note that these statistics include only regular-season games. In 21 playoff games of 2015, total attendance was 184,788.
  138. ^ Martin Merk (15 March 2011). "Swiss NLA overtakes Sweden". Archived from the original on 18 March 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  139. ^ Geering. "Hockeyarenas.net". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  140. ^ "Philippine Basketball Association – Official Website of the Philippine Basketball Association". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  141. ^ "Statistics: League Attendance (2008/09 Regular Season)". Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  142. ^ Data includes 23 play-off matches.
  143. ^ "ACB". ACB. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  144. ^ "КХЛ - регулярный чемпионат - Чемпионат.com" (in Russian). Championat.ru. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  145. ^ "Larry Kestelman: The Melbourne millionaire putting the bounce back into basketball". The Age. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  146. ^ http://www.mib.org/~lennier/hockey/leagueatt.cgi?league=AHL mib.org/~lennier/hockey/
  147. ^ "TheAHL.com – The American Hockey League". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  148. ^ "SHL: 2016–17: SHL: Team statistics: Attendance". Swedish Ice Hockey Association.
  149. ^ "Statistiky týmů: Tipsport Extraliga – Hokej.cz – web českého hokeje". Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  150. ^ "DKB Handball-Bundesliga – Handball – DKB HBL Statistik". dkb-handball-bundesliga.de. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  151. ^ This number reflects regular-season games only. With 95 playoff games included, total attendance was 4,231,427, and average of 4,444.
  152. ^ a b http://www.mib.org/~lennier/hockey/leagueatt.cgi mib.org/~lennier/hockey/
  153. ^ "The ECHL – Premier 'AA' Hockey League – Schedule". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  154. ^ "Basketball Bundesliga Sets New Regular Season Attendance Record With 1.375 Million". Sports Business Journal Global.
  155. ^ "Yleisömäärät runkosarjassa 2016-2017– SM-liiga". Sm-liiga.fi. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  156. ^ "15-16赛季CBA工作总结 观众与视频播放量均增长".
  157. ^ Data includes 7 play-off matches.
  158. ^ "www.theage.com.au – Battle of the sports: AFL wins again". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  159. ^ "mib.org/~lennier/hockey/". Mib.org. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  160. ^ "Serie A TIM 2008/09 Regular Season – Dati aggiornati dopo giornata" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Basket Serie A. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 2 July 2009.
  161. ^ "Korean Basketball League 2010~11 Regular Season" (in Korean). Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  162. ^ 1
  163. ^ Data includes 42 play-off matches.
  164. ^ [1] Archived 27 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  165. ^ "ELITE Ice Hockey League ◊ Official Website Home Page | ELITE Ice Hockey League". Eliteleague.co.uk. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  166. ^ "pointstreak.com". pointstreak.com. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  167. ^ This number reflects regular-season games only. With 27 playoff games included, total attendance was 1,459,786, and average of 2,718.
  168. ^ "United States Hockey League".
  169. ^ This number reflects regular-season games only
  170. ^ "Attendance". Stats.swehockey.se. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  171. ^ "Единая лига ВТБ - Единая лига ВТБ - Чемпионат.com" (in Russian). Championat.ru. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  172. ^ "Legavolley – News: Newsletter Lega Volley: I dati di pubblico della Regular Season della Serie A1 TIM". Legavolley.it. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  173. ^ "Legavolley – News: Newsletter Lega Volley: Superlega UnipolSai: attendance average in regular season. Quarters game 2 preview. Semi-finals game 3 in the Serie A2". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  174. ^ a b "ПБЛ - Чемпионат ПБЛ - Чемпионат.com" (in Russian). Championat.ru. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  175. ^ {{cite web|url=https://sportowefakty.wp.pl/siatkowka/822503/frekwencja-w-pluslidze-warszawa-pokochala-siatkowke
  176. ^ This number reflects regular-season games only. With 85 playoff games included, total attendance was 1,558,434, and average of 2,198.
  177. ^ "ВХЛ - ВХЛ - регулярный чемпионат - Чемпионат.com" (in Russian). Championat.ru. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  178. ^ "Хоккей. ВХЛ. Плей-офф 2014/2015 – Факты". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  179. ^ "PONAD 550 TYSIĘCY WIDZÓW W HALACH NA MECZACH TAURON BASKET LIGI". plk.pl. 29 July 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  180. ^ "NBLCanada Weekly Report V7I20" (PDF). NBLC. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.

External links[edit]