MLB Attendance 2006 to 2015


Major-Leagues.com tracks attendance statistics to measure the health of a sports league’s live, in-person game experience. This post pertains to Major League Baseball’s reported attendance records from 2006 to 2015.

Major League Baseball reached a peak Total Attendance of 79.5 million in 2007 and then suffered a significant drop in attendance since that time. As of 2015 the Total Attendance remains over 5.7 million attendees less than the 2007 peak. Average Attendance is 2,308 attendees less per game since the 2007 peak.

 

Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
2006 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,420 0.000% 76,043,902 0.000% 31,423 0.000% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2006
2007 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,430 0.410% 79,502,524 4.550% 32,785 4.330% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2007
2008 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,416 -0.580% 78,614,880 -1.120% 32,539 -0.750% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2008
2009 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,431 0.620% 73,418,479 -6.610% 30,201 -7.190% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2009
2010 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,424 -0.290% 73,053,807 -0.500% 30,128 -0.240% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2010
2011 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,420 -0.170% 73,451,522 0.540% 30,352 0.740% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2011
2012 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,421 0.010% 74,859,268 1.920% 30,884 1.750% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2012
2013 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,426 0.020% 74,026,895 1.110% 30,504 1.230% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2013
2014 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,421 -0.020% 73,739,622 -0.390% 30,436 -0.220% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2014
2015 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0% 2,418 -0.010% 73,760,032 0.030% 30,477 0.130% http://espn.go.com/mlb/attendance/_/year/2015
Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
 Total 24,227 750,470,931 -0.220
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