Germay: estimated annual broadcasting rights fees of the Bundesliga 2009-2018

Estimated annual broadcasting rights fees of the Bundesliga in Germany from 2009/2010 to 2017/2018 (in million euros)

by David Lange, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Germay: estimated annual broadcasting rights fees of the Bundesliga 2009-2018 In 2017/2018, the Bundesliga’s estimated annual broadcasting rights fees amounted to 1.2 million euros. In comparison, The Premier League’s annual broadcasting rights fees were estimated at 3,691 million euros.
18 clubs consistently play in the first Bundesliga in Germany.

The league was founded in its current format in 1963 and is the premier football league in Germany. The composition of teams changes every season through a process of relegation with the second division of German football, the 2. Bundesliga. Approximately 13.7 million people attended games of the first Bundesliga while 5.4 million attended games of the second Bundesliga during the 2017/2018 season.

Bayern Munich has the most expensive players in the Bundesliga.

In 2018, the transfer value of its players was 827.8 million euros. In comparison, the transfer value of the players in Borussia Dortmund was 412.3 million euros, less than half of Bayern Munich’s. In 2018, Bayern Munich had its brand valued at 1.4 billion U.S. dollars and Borussia Dortmund at 587 million U.S. dollars.

Higher popularity does not necessarily mean higher stadium attendance.

In 2018, The FC Bayern Munich was considered the most popular club in Germany, with 24.2 percent of respondents agreeing. In comparison, Borussia Dortmund was ranked second with 22.3 percent. However, in 2017/2018 season, Borussia Dortmund scored highest average attendance with 79,496 attendees per game, whereas Bayern Munich scored 75,000 attendees per game.
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Estimated annual broadcasting rights fees of the Bundesliga in Germany from 2009/2010 to 2017/2018 (in million euros)

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