Month: July 2016

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

 

NFL 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 Football League’s reported attendance records from 2005-06 to 2015-16.

The National Football League reached a peak Total Attendance of 17.82 million in 2006-07. Attendance has remained below the peak set that year and is currently close to 480,000 attendees less. Average Attendance is 1,347 attendees less per game since the 2006-07 peak.

 

Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
2005-06 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,751,552.000 0.000 69,342 0.000 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2005
2006-07 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,822,720.000 0.400 69,620 0.400 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2006
2007-08 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,341,012.000 -2.700 67,738 -2.700 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2007
2008-09 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,334,276.000 -0.040 68,264 0.780 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2008
2009-10 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,469,552.000 0.780 68,240 -0.040 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2009
2010-11 32 USA 0.000 256 0.000 17,007,172.000 -2.650 66,953 -1.890 http://espn.go.com/nfl/attendance/_/year/2010
2011-12 32 USA 0.000 254 -0.780 17,124,389.000 0.690 67,357 0.600 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Football_League_attendance_figures
2012-13 32 USA 0.000 254 0.000 17,177,943.000 0.310 67,559 0.300 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Football_League_attendance_figures
2013-14 32 USA 0.000 253 -0.390 17,304,523.000 -0.740 68,338 1.150 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Football_League_attendance_figures
2014-15 32 USA 0.000 255 0.790 17,294,811.000 -0.060 67,768 -0.830 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Football_League_attendance_figures
2015-16 32 USA 0.000 255 0.000 17,342,667.000 0.280 68,273 0.750 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Football_League_attendance_figures
Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
∑ = 2,807 ∑ = 190,970,617.000 ∑ = -1.480

 

NHL 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 Hockey League’s reported attendance records from 2005-06 to 2015-16.

The National Hockey League reached a peak Total Attendance of 21.63 million in 2013-14 following the work stoppage that took place the year before. Attendance has remained steady and is only 14,000 attendees less than the 2013-14 peak. Average Attendance is 145 attendees less per game since the 2013-14 peak.

 

Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
2005-06 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,230 _1997 20,853,419 0.000% 16,954 0.000% http://www.mib.org/~lennier/hockey/leagueatt.cgi
2006-07 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 20,861,782 0.040% 16,960 0.040% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2007
2007-08 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 21,288,601 2.050% 17,307 2.050% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2008
2008-09 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 21,495,541 0.970% 17,423 0.670% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2009
2009-10 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 20,907,061 -2.740% 17,072 2.020% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2010
2010-11 30 (24 USA 6 CAN) 0% 1,222 0% 20,928,036 0.100% 17,122 0.290% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2011
2011-12 30 (23 USA 7 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 21,470,155 2.590% 17,455 1.940% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2012
2012-13 30 (23 USA 7 CAN) 0% 720 -41% 12,758,849 -40.570% 17,720 1.520% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2013
2013-14 30 (23 USA 7 CAN) 0% 1,230 70% 21,632,489 69.550% 17,586 -0.750% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2014
2014-15 30 (23 USA 7 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 21,528,192 -0.480% 17,502 -0.480% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2015
2015-16 30 (23 USA 7 CAN) 0% 1,230 0% 21,618,808 0.420% 17,575 0.420% http://espn.go.com/nhl/attendance/_/year/2016
Season # of Teams Team Change Games Games Change Total Attendance TA Change Average Attendance AA Change Source
∑ = 13,012 ∑ = 225,342,933 ∑ = 7.720

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