Average regular season attendance in sports industry by league 2019/20

Over the last few years, the total attendance at regular season games of the National Football League has consistently been at more than 16 million per season. The NFL is composed of 32 teams and each team plays eight home games during the regular season for a total of 256 games per season. In 2019, the NFL came out on top of the list with the highest number of attendees per game - an average of 67.1 thousand fans watched each NFL game in 2019.

Average regular season attendance of selected sports leagues worldwide in 2019

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Release date

December 2019



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Supplementary notes

*The source adds the following information: "Best guesstimate from local information; the IPL has been consistently poor in measuring and publishing accurate crowd levels."

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Statistics on "Indian Premier League"

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