Gender distribution of adults that watch Premier League football in 2020

This statistic shows the results of a representative survey of the British Public in relation to the English Premier League, presenting the gender distribution of British Adults that watch Premier League football matches, by frequency.
Between male and female respondents, there is a strong dichotomy between the frequency that respondents indicated watching English Premier Leaguer football matches with 61 percent of female respondents indicating that they never watch Premier League matches, in contrast to only 38 percent of male respondents. Similarly 19 percent of Male respondents indicated that they watch Premier League matches very frequently, compared to only six percent of female respondents.

Share of adults that watch men's English Premier League football matches in Great Britain in 2020, by frequency and gender

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Release date

February 2020


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

15th - 22nd January 2020

Number of respondents

6,069 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online Access Panel

Supplementary notes

Question asked: "How often, if at all, do you watch men's English Premier League football matches, either on television or live at a stadium?"

Gender distribution of sample size: 2943 male respondents; 3126 female respondents.

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