Ranking Europe's Major Leagues by 2013-14 Average Attendance Figures

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 24, 2014

Borussia Dortmund official

Which of Europe's major leagues consistently draws the most fans? The answer, for the first half of the 2013-14 season, is Germany's Bundesliga.

Here are the numbers, as proudly supplied by our media partners at the Bundesliga themselves.

Average attendance for the 2013-14 season so far
RankLeagueTotal AttendanceAverage per game
1stBundesliga6,561,44643,167
2ndPremier League8,015,63936,601
3rdLa Liga5,288,42226,575
4thSerie A4,678,82923,394
5thLigue 13,926,03720,716
Bundesliga

And here's a breakdown of the five best-attended clubs in Germany.

Bundesliga attendance rankings for the 2013-14 season
RankClubAverage per game
1stBorussia Dortmund80,524
2ndBayern Munich71.000
3rdSchalke61,654
4thHertha Berlin52,352
5thBorussia Monchengladbach51,956
Bundesliga

Surprised? Or what you expected?