Distribution of bullfighting events and other bull festivals Spain 2017, by type

This statistic displays the distribution of bullfighting events and other bull festivals in Spain in 2017, by type. The most common event is the standard Spanish-style bullfighting which accounted of roughly 25 percent of the total of events in 2017, followed by bullfighting without picadores* with 17.3 percent of the total.

Distribution of bullfighting events and other bull festivals in Spain in 2017, by type

Share of bull festivals
Spanish-style bullfighting (Corrida de toros)24.9%
Bullfighting without picadores*17.3%
Bullfighting with picadores14.2%
Festivals13.5%
Rejoneo**10%
Becerrada***9.1%
Mixed events6.6%
Spanish-style bullfighting and rejoneo3.7%
Comic bullfighting (Toreo cómico)0.7%
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

Spain

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

*Picador: is one of the pair of horsemen in a Spanish bullfight that jab the bull with a lance. They perform in the "tercio de varas" which is the first of the three stages in a Spanish bullfight.
**Rejoneador: is the name given to a bullfighter who fights the bull on horseback. The rejoneo is a form of bullfighting in Portugal and in Spanish bullfighting..
***Becerrada: bullfight with a yearling calf.

To see information on the number of bull events in Spain from 2010 to 2017 click here.

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