List of attendance figures at domestic professional sports leagues

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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 per cent.
  • 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 15 men's leagues in total attendance[edit]

League Sport Country Season Teams Games Average
capacity
Average
attendance
Average
Attendance
Percentage of
Average
Capacity (%)
Total
attendance
Ref(s)
Major League Baseball Baseball United States/Canada 2018 30 2,430 43,103 28,652 66.47 69,625,244 [1]
Nippon Professional Baseball Baseball Japan 2018 12 856 36,166 29,785 82.36 25,496,250 [2]
National Hockey League Ice hockey United States/Canada 2017–18 31 1,271 18,332 * 17,446 95.17 22,174,362 [3]
National Basketball Association Basketball United States/Canada 2017–18 30 1,230 19,122 * 17,987 94.06 22,124,559 [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 England/Wales 2017–18 20 380 38,519 * 38,274 99.36 14,505,999 [6]
Bundesliga Association football Germany 2017–18 18 306 48,791 44,646 91.50 13,661,796 [7]
Minor League Baseball (AAA) Baseball United States 2018 30 2,023 11,149 6,615 59.33 13,381,926 [8]
EFL Championship Association football England/Wales 2017–18 24 552 28,087 20,489 72.95 11,309,726 [9]
La Liga Association football Spain 2017–18 20 380 39,532 26,842 67.90 10,173,142 [10]
Serie A Association football Italy 2017–18 20 380 41,174 24,767 60.15 9,411,539 [11]
Minor League Baseball (AA) Baseball United States 2018 30 1,992 7,545 4,371 57.93 8,706,802 [12]
Ligue 1 Association football France/Monaco 2017-2018 20 380 22,524 8,559,056 [13]
Major League Soccer Association football United States/Canada 2018 23 391 22,863 21,873 95.67 8,552,503 [14]
Canadian Hockey League Junior ice hockey Canada/United States 2015–16 60 2,084 6,645 3,967 59.70 8,267,924

* 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 2017 12 204 7,716[15] 1,574,078 [16]
National Women's Soccer League 2013 Association football United States 2018 9 108 6,024 650,562 [17]
Liga MX Femenil 2017 Association football Mexico 2017 Apertura 16 118 3,492 412,006 [18]
AFL Women's 2017 Australian rules football Australia 2019 10 38 6,626 251,792 [19]
W-League 2008 Association football Australia 2017–18 9 54 2,122 114,604 [20]
Women's Big Bash League 2007 Cricket Australia 2016–17 8 59 14,450 852,549 1

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 Country 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 [21]
Premier League Association football England (1 club in Wales) 2018–19 20 380 14,503,954 38,168 [22]
Australian Football League Australian rules football Australia 2018 18 207 7,594,257 36,687 [23]
Indian Premier League Cricket India 2018 8 60 1,800,263 30,004 [24][circular reference]
Nippon Professional Baseball Baseball Japan 2018 12 856 25,496,250 [C] 29,785 [2]
Major League Baseball Baseball United States (1 club in Canada) 2018 30 2,415 69,625,244 28,830 [25]
La Liga Association football Spain 2018–19 20 380 10,189,869 26,886 [26]
Serie A Association football Italy 2018–19 20 380 9,590,166 25,237 [27]
Chinese Super League Association football China 2018 16 240 5,785,776 24,107 [28]
Canadian Football League Canadian football Canada 2018 9 81 1,932,318 23,855 [29]
Ligue 1 Association football France (1 club in Monaco) 2018–19 20 380 8,663,784 22,799 [30]
Liga MX Association football Mexico 2018–19 18 306 6,972,952 22,787 [31][32]
Major League Soccer Association football United States/Canada 2018 23 391 8,552,503 21,873 [33]
Bangladesh Premier League Cricket Bangladesh 2015–16 6 34[34] 742,000 21,824 1
Big Bash League Cricket Australia 2018–19 8 59 1,212,596 20,552 [35]
EFL Championship Association football England (1 club in Wales) 2018–19 24 552 11,119,564 20,181 [36]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Association football Brazil 2018 20 380 7,584,444 19,959 [37]
Superliga Argentina Association football Argentina 2018-2019 26 319 6,328,933 19,839
Super Rugby Rugby union New Zealand (5 teams)
South Africa (4 teams)
Australia (4 teams)
Argentina (1 team)
Japan (1 team)
2019 15 106 214,709 11,300 [38]
2. Bundesliga Association football Germany 2018–19 18 306 5,853,246 19,128 [39]
J1 League Association football Japan 2018 18 306 5,838,050 19,079 [40]
Eredivisie Association football Netherlands 2018–19 18 306 5,496,857 17,964 [41]
Russian Premier League Association football Russia 2018–19 16 240 4,032,184 16,801 [42]
Scottish Premiership Association football Scotland 2018–19 12 198 3,171,149 16,016 [43]
National Rugby League Rugby league Australia (1 club in New Zealand) 2017 16 201 3,018,795[44] 15,246 [45]
Indian Super League Association football India 2017–18 10 88 1,302,473 14,801 [46]
Top 14 Rugby union France 2018–19 14 187 2,734,738 14,624
Premiership Rugby Rugby union England 2018–19 12 135 1,958,402 14,507 [47]
Pakistan Super League Cricket Pakistan 2018 6 34[34] 398,765 11,728 1
Primeira Liga Association football Portugal 2018–19 18 306 3,561,484 11,639 [48]
Swiss Super League Association football Switzerland 2018–19 10 180 2,018,707 11,278 [49]
KBO League Baseball South Korea 2018 10 720 8,059,726 11,194 [50][51][52]
Currie Cup Rugby union South Africa 2014 8 43 478,392[53] 11,125 [54]
Belgian First Division A Association football Belgium 2018–19 16 240 2,580,516 10,752 [55]
Speedway Ekstraliga Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 8 62 650,069 10,484 [56]
A-League Association football Australia (1 club in New Zealand) 2018–19 10 135 1,407,151 10,423 [57]
I-League Association football India 2017-18 10 90 832,665 10,280 [58]
Mexican Pacific League Baseball Mexico 2018–19 8 270 2,679,795[59] 9,925

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Turkish Super League Association football Turkey 2016–17 18 306 2,531,639 9,700 [61]
Ekstraklasa Association football Poland 2017–18 16 296 2,802,483 9,468 [62][63]
Persian Gulf Pro League Association football Iran 2017–18 16 240 2,138,049 9,060 [64]
EFL League One Association football England 2018–19 24 552 4,798,873 8,741 [65]
Liga 1 Association football Indonesia 2017 18 306 2,664,789 8,708 [66]
Segunda División Association football Spain 2017–18 22 462 3,993,942 8,645 [67]
Categoría Primera A Association football Colombia 2014 18 364 3,128,213 8,594 [68][69][70][71]
Pro14 Rugby union Ireland/Italy/Scotland/Wales[72] 2017–18 14 152 1,301,321 8,561 [73]
Super League Rugby league England (1 club in France) 2017 12 202 1,182,437 8,568 [74][circular reference]
Allsvenskan Association football Sweden 2018 16 240 2,016,270 8,401 [75]
Caribbean Premier League Cricket Jamaica,Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana,Barbados,St.Lucia,Antigua 2014 6 30[76] 250,754 8,358 1
3. Liga Association football Germany 2018–19 20 380 3,089,354 8,130 [77]
Serie B Association football Italy 2018–19 19 348 2,516,102 7,379 [78]
Premier Soccer League Association football South Africa 2018–19 16 240 1,751,722 7,329 [79]
Chilean Primera División Association football Chile 2018 16 238 1,716,462 7,212 [80]
Mitre 10 Cup Rugby union New Zealand 2008 14 77 554,663 7,203 [81]
J2 League Association football Japan 2018 22 462 3,256,416 7,049 [82]
International League (AAA)[I] Baseball United States 2018 14 936 6,560,116 7,009 [83]
NatWest t20 Blast Cricket England & Wales 2018 18 133 931,000 7,000 1
Saudi Professional League Association football Saudi Arabia 2016–17 14 182 1,270,432 6,980 [84]
Malaysia Super League Association football Malaysia 2008 14 182 1,258,348 6,914 [85]
Uzbek League Association football Uzbekistan 2011 14 182 1,272,362 6,911 [86]
AFL Women's Australian rules football Australia 2017 8 29 198,020 6,828 [19]
Ligue 2 Association football France 2018–19 20 380 2,577,990 6,784 [87]
K League 1 Association football South Korea 2017 12 228 1,483,140 6,505 [88]
Israeli Premier League Association football Israel 2014–15 14 240 1,548,337 6,451 [89]
Austrian Bundesliga Association football Austria 2017–18 10 180 1,185,374 6,439 [90]
Pacific Coast League (AAA)[I] Baseball United States 2018 16 1,087 6,921,810 6,368 [83]
V.League 1 Association football Vietnam 2016 14 182 1,147,900 6,307 [91][circular reference]
Thai Premier League Association football Thailand 2015 18 306 1,926,278 6,295 [92]
Liga Venezolana de Beisbol Baseball Venezuela 2017–18 8 238 1,482,238 6,228 [93]
Botola Association football Morocco 2007–08 16 240 1,486,800 6,195 [94]
Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano Association football Bolivia 2008 12 122 750,056 6,148 [85]
China League One Association football China 2018 16 240 1,434,370 6,052 [95]
National Women's Soccer League Association football United States 2018 9 108 650,564 6,024 [96]
Danish Superliga Association football Denmark 2016–17 14 250 1,465,156 6,024 [97][98]
Eliteserien Association football Norway 2018 16 240 1,400,138 5,858 [99]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B Association football Brazil 2018 20 380 2,115,526 5,567 [100]
Czech First League Association football Czech Republic 2018–19 16 240 1,332,670 5,553 [101]
Chinese Professional Baseball League Baseball Taiwan 2018 4 240 1,309,737 5,457 [102][103]
Superleague Greece Association football Greece 2018–19 16 238 1,262,945 5,306 [104]
Speedway First League Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 8 60 316,549 5,276 [56]
Peruvian Primera División Association football Peru 2011 16 240 1,242,615 5,178 [105]
Texas League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2018 8 541 2,677,297 4,949 [83]
United Soccer League Association football United States/Canada 2018 33 561 2,757,833 4,916 [106]
Ecuadorian Serie A Association football Ecuador 2010 12 261 1,103,873 4,906 [107]
Top League Rugby union Japan 2016–17 16 120 584,640 4,872 [108][circular reference]
Eastern League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2018 12 786 3,767,671 4,793 [83]
Eerste Divisie Association football Netherlands 2018–19 20 380 1,801,426 4,741 [109]
North American Soccer League Association football United States 2017 8 124 556,302 4,486 [110]
EFL League Two Association football England 2018–19 24 552 2,461,604 4,468 [111]
Liga Mexicana de Béisbol Baseball Mexico 2018 16 860 3,771,803[112] 4,385 [113]
Ukrainian Premier League Association football Ukraine 2016–17 14 191 821,838 4,303 [114]
Russian Football National League Association football Russia 2018–19 20 380 1,616,498 4,254 [115]
Uruguayan Primera División Association football Uruguay 2011–12 16 120 498,549 4,155 [116]
Kazakhstan Premier League Association football Kazakhstan 2010 12 192 794,304 4,137 [117]
Liga I Association football Romania 2016–17 14 268 1,103,039 4,116 [118][119][120]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série C Association football Brazil 2016 20 194 762,264 4,055 [121]
Atlantic League (I)[I] Baseball United States 2018 7 475 1,849,845 3,894 [122]
Major League Lacrosse Field Lacrosse United States (1 team in Canada) 2017 9 64 242,199 3,844 [123][circular reference]
Midwest League (A)[I] Baseball United States 2018 16 1,061 3,937,721 3,711 [83]
Northwest League (A−)[I] Baseball United States/Canada 2018 8 303 1,089,930 3,597 [83]
Women's Professional Soccer Association football United States 2010 8 90 323,554 3,595
County Championship Cricket England/Wales 2015 18 144 513,000 3,562 [124]
Southern League (AA)[I] Baseball United States 2018 10 665 2,261,834 3,401 [83]
OTP Bank Liga Association football Hungary 2018–19 12 197 652,680 3,330 [125]
Liga MX Femenil Association football Mexico 2017–18 16 236 776,402 3,290 [126][127]
South Atlantic League (A)[I] Baseball United States 2018 14 885 2,907,297 3,285 [83]
Venezuelan Primera División Association football Venezuela 2014–15 18 305 992,759 3,255 [128][129]
UAE Pro-League Association football United Arab Emirates 2010–11 12 132 427,680 3,240 [130]
South Australian NFL Australian rules football Australia 2011 9 102 362,209 3,236 [131]
American Association (I)[I] Baseball United States/Canada 2018 12 582 1,891,794 3,251 [132]
Speedway Second League Motorcycle speedway Poland 2018 7 46 146,300 3,180 [56]
Scottish Championship Association football Scotland 2018–19 10 180 561,688 3,120 [133]
Cypriot First Division Association football Cyprus 2009–10 14 240 555,840 3,088 [134]
League of Ireland Premier Division Association football Ireland 2017 12 33 231,122 3,063 [135]
Carolina League (A+)[I] Baseball United States 2018 10 654 1,901,228 2,907 [83]>
RFU Championship[D] Rugby union England 2014–15 12 138 377,794 2,738 [136]
New York–Penn League (A−)[I] Baseball United States 2018 14 509 1,391,016 2,733 [83]
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 [137]
Russian Bandy Super League Bandy Russia 2014–15 13 202 538,412[138] 2,665 [139]
Paraguayan Primera División Association football Paraguay 2011 12 264 690,368 2,615 [140][141]
China League Two Association football China 2015 16 112 288,673 2,577 1
Super Smash Cricket New Zealand 2016–17 6 32 80,000 2,500 1
J3 League Association football Japan 2018 17 272 677,657 2,491 [142]
California League (A+)[I] Baseball United States 2018 8 559 1,341,157 2,399 [83]
Veikkausliiga Association football Finland 2018 12 198 459,355 2,320 [143]
Serbian SuperLiga Association football Serbia 2016–17 16 296 502,862 2,301 [144]
I liga Association football Poland 2017–18 18 306 696,457 2,276 [145]
Lega Pro Group C Association football Italy 2018–19 19 342 728,378 2,227 [146]
Frontier League (I)[I] Baseball United States 2018 12 535 1,185,267 2,215 [132]
West Australian Football League Australian rules football Australia 2014 9 94 198,699 2,114 [147]
Belgian Second Division Association football Belgium 2014–15 18 306 641,219 2,095 [148]
Pioneer League (R)[I] Baseball United States 2018 8 292 604,337 2,079 [83]
Women's Big Bash League Cricket Australia 2016–17 8 59 121,000 2,051 1
Championship Rugby league England 2015 12 138 284,132 2,046 [149]
Can-Am League (I)[I] Baseball United States/Canada 2018 6 297 599,519 2,019 [132]

Indoor sports[edit]

League Sport Country Season Teams Games Total attendance Average attendance Ref
National Basketball Association Basketball United States / Canada 2017–18 30 1,230 22,124,559 17,987 [4]
National Hockey League Ice hockey United States / Canada 2017–18 31 1,271 22,174,362 17,446 [3][150]
Big3 Basketball United States 2018 8 32 431,500 13,484 [151]
National Lacrosse League Indoor lacrosse United States / Canada 2018 9 81 762,367 9,411 [152]
Arena Football League Arena football United States 2015 12 107 957,414 8,947 [153]
EuroLeague Basketball Europe 2016–17 16 259 2,194,238 8,472 [154]
Women's National Basketball Association Women's basketball United States 2015 12 204 1,465,432[155] 7,183 [16]
Nationalliga A Ice hockey Switzerland 2016–17 12 300 2,064,737 6,882 [156][157]
Philippine Basketball Association Basketball Philippines 2005–06 10 219 737,782[F] 6,647 [158]
Deutsche Eishockey Liga Ice hockey Germany 2015–16 14 364 2,419,630 6,647 [159]
Liga ACB Basketball Spain 2016–17 17 295[160] 1,904,534 6,456 [161]
Kontinental Hockey League Ice hockey Russia (22 teams); Belarus (1 team); Kazakhstan (1 team); Latvia (1 team); Croatia (1 team); Finland (1 team); Slovakia (1 team); China (1 team) 2016–17 29 870 5,321,307 6,123 [162]
National Basketball League Basketball Australia / New Zealand 2016–17 8 120 725,749 6,048 [163]
American Hockey League Ice hockey United States / Canada 2015–16 30 1,120 6,693,526 5,982 [164][165]
Swedish Hockey League Ice hockey Sweden 2016–17 14 364 2,077,496 5,707 [166]
Czech Extraliga Ice hockey Czech Republic 2016–17 14 364 1,884,960 5,178 [167]
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 [168]
ECHL Ice hockey United States 2014–15 23 857 3,887,562[169] 4,536 [170][171]
Basketball Bundesliga Basketball Germany 2013–14 18 306 1,375,179 4,494 [172]
Liiga Ice hockey Finland 2016–17 15 450 1,946,968 4,326 [173]
Chinese Basketball Association Basketball China 2015–16 20 380 1,790,000 4,714 [174]
ANZ Championship Netball Australia (5 teams); New Zealand (5 teams) 2015 10 72[175] 293,184 4,072 [176]
Central Hockey League Ice hockey United States 2011–12 14 462 1,867,801 4,042 [177]
Canadian Hockey League Junior ice hockey Canada / United States 2015–16 60 2,084 8,267,924 3,967 [178]
Lega Basket Serie A Basketball Italy 2008–09 16 240 926,910 3,862 [179]
Korean Basketball League Basketball South Korea 2010–11 10 270 1,027,297 3,805 [180]
LNH Handball France 2012–2013 14 182 460,143 3,528
Nationalliga B Ice Hockey Switzerland 2014–15 9 216 756,000 3,500 [181]
Austrian Hockey League Ice hockey Austria (8 teams); Slovenia (1 teams); Hungary (1 team); Czech Republic (1 teams); Italy (1 teams) 2015–16 12 366 1,111,466[182] 3,037 [183]
Elite Ice Hockey League Ice Hockey Great Britain 2016–17 10 320 940,000 2,842 [184]
Southern Professional Hockey League Ice hockey United States 2011–12 9 252 704,664 2,796 [170]
[185]
United States Hockey League Junior ice hockey United States 2014–15 17 510 1,384,820[186] 2,715 [187]
HockeyAllsvenskan Ice hockey Sweden 2016–17 14 364 959,914[188] 2,637 [189]
VTB United League Basketball Russia (9 teams); Lithuania (3 teams); Ukraine (2 teams); Kazakhstan (1 team); Latvia (1 team) ; Estonia (1 team) ; Belarus (1 team); Czech Republic (1 team); Poland (1 team) 2012–13 20 218 572,747 2,627 [190]
Lega Pallavolo Serie A Volleyball Italy 2014–15 13 156 381,576 2,446 [191][192]
Russian Basketball Super League Basketball Russia 2010–11 10 176 385,702 2,401 [193]
[193]
Major Hockey League Ice Hockey Russia (22 teams); Kazakhstan (2 teams); 2014–15 24 624 1,273,669[194] 2,041 [195][196]
Polska Liga Koszykówki Basketball Poland 2014–15 16 271 551,121 2,034 [197]
National Basketball League of Canada Basketball Canada 2017–18 10 200 400,544 2,003 [198]

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]

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  187. ^ "United States Hockey League".
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