Overall football attendance in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by league

The total aggregate attendance at stadiums during football matches in the United Kingdom (UK) was highest in the Premier League in 2019. The Premier League is the most successful football league worldwide and in total there were 14.5 million spectators in 2019. The UK is a prominent football nation and aggregate attendance in the Championship had a slight increase in recent years from 9.19 million in the 2013/14 season to 11.12 million in the 2018/19 season.

Average attendance

The average matchday attendance also increased overall in the past years. In the Premier League it increased from approximately 36 thousand attendees to around 38.4 thousand. In the Championship it increased from close to 18 thousand to over 20 thousand.

League One and League Two

Total attendance in the League One increased overall to 4.8 million spectators during the 2018/19 season with the average attendance at 8,741 spectators. League Two total attendance did not really increase but held rather steady at 2.5 million in 2018/2019 and an average attendance of 4,467 spectators.

Number of football attendances in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by league

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Source

Release date

June 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2019

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