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German Football Tops Stadium Attendance According To Brazilian Study

German Football Tops Stadium Attendance According To Brazilian Study

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Brazilian consulting agency PLURI Consultoria did a study on attendance in football and the results show that Europe dominates the rankings. The continent has 78 of the top 100 clubs in terms of average attendance. Out of the top 10, nine clubs are in Europe, five are German, two English and two Spanish. The outlier is Mexican club America, which comes in ninth place with an average attendance of 53,750. From the top 100, 89 teams play in their country's top division. Brazilian third division club Santa Cruz is the only team outside its country's top-two divisions that made the top 100 with an average attendance of 36,900. Germany is the country with the most teams in the top 100 with 22. This number includes all 18 clubs from the top flight and four from the 2nd Bundesliga. Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is the club with the highest average attendance with 80,600 and a 99.8% capacity (PLURI Consultoria).

Number Of Clubs In Top 100 Listed By Country
Rank Country  Number
of Teams
Average
Attendance
Average
Stadium Capacity
Average Stadium
Occupancy in %
1. Germany  22 42,231 47,193 89.5%
2.
England  20 35,984 40,017
89.9%
3.
Spain  12 38,550 49,528
77.8%
4. Mexico  10 31,343 48,911
64.1%
5. Italy  6 38,914 67,976
57.2%
6. Netherlands  5 36,316 38,821
93.5%
7.
China  4 31,778 59,939
53%
8.
France
 3 38,801 49,189
78.9%
9.
Portugal  3 37,465 55,374
67.7%
10. Brazil  3 29,694 44,800
66.3%
11.
Scotland  2 48,614 55,691 87.3%
12.
Ukraine  2 31,783 45,095
70.5%
13. U.S.  2 31,592 34,362
91.9%
14. Japan  2 29,026 56,835
51.1%
15. Belgium  2 25,711 29,099 88.4%
16. Canada  1 30,280 31,500 96.1%
17.
Switzerland
 1 29,775
38,512
77.3%

Clubs With Highest Occupancy %
Rank Club Stadium
Average Stadium
Occupancy in %
1.
Bayern Munich Allianz-Arena 100.1%
2.
Borussia Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 99.8%
3.
ManU Old Trafford 99.4%
4.
Tottenham Hotspur White Hart Lane 99.4%
5.
Arsenal Emirates Stadium 99.4%
6.
Schalke 04
Veltins-Arena 99.3%
7.
Chelsea Stamford Bridge 99.2%
8.
Fulham FC
Craven Cottage 98.8%
9.
Seattle Sounders Century Link Field 98.8%
10.
FC Augsburg SGL Arena 98.7%

Clubs With Largest Average Attendance
Rank Club Stadium
Average Attendance
1. Borussia Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 80,552
2.
ManU Old Trafford 75,387
3.
Barcelona Camp Nou 74,582
4.
Real Madrid Santiago Bernabeu 72,316
5.
Bayern Munich Allianz-Arena 69,053
6. Schalke 04
Veltins-Arena 61,218
7.
Arsenal Emirates Stadium 60,000
8.
Stuttgart
Mercedes-Benz Arena 54,359
9.
America Estadio Azteca 53,750
10.
Hertha BSC Olympiastadion Berlin 53,449
11.
Hamburg Imtech Arena 53,436
12.
Borussia Monchengladech Stadion im Borussia-Park 51,882
13. Celtic  Celtic Park
 50,904
14. Ajax Amsterdam
 Amsterdam ArenA
 50,147
15 Newcastle United
 St. James Park
 49,951

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