NBA Attendance 2005-06 to 2015-16

Major-Leagues.com tracks attendance statistics to measure the health of a sports league’s live, in-person game experience. This post pertains to the National Basketball Association’s reported attendance records from 2005-06 to 2015-16.

The National Basketball Association reached a peak Total Attendance of 21.95 million in 2015-16 demonstrating a continued increase in popularity. Attendance has steady increased since 2007-08. Average Attendance is 699 attendees more per game since the 2007-08 low.

 

Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
2005-06 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0.000 1,230 0.000 21,586,804 0.000 17,550 0.000 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2006-07 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,841,480 1.180 17,757 1.180 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2007-08 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,369,686 -2.160 17,374 -2.160 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2008-09 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,528,650 0.740 17,503 0.740 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2009-10 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,094,015 -2.020 17,150 2.020 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2010-11 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,305,573 1.000 17,321 1.000 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2011-12 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 990 -19.150 17,100,861 -19.700 17,274 -0.270 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2012-13 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,229 24.140 21,320,299 24.670 17,347 0.430 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2013-14 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0.080 21,411,543 0.430 17,408 0.350 http://www.apbr.org/attendance.html
2014-15 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,905,470 2.310 17,808 2.300 http://espn.go.com/nba/attendance/_/year/2015/sort/homeTotal
2015-16 30 (29 USA 1 CAN) 0 1,230 0 21,954,838 0.230 17,849 0.230 http://espn.go.com/nba/attendance/_/year/2016/sort/homeTotal
Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
∑ = 13,289 ∑ = 232,419,219 ∑ = 5.820

 

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