Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd: How full has each Premier League stadium been this season?

Premier League attendances

The Premier League season is over and the final league table is complete.

By now, we all know that Manchester City clinched the title, Tottenham finished fourth while Burnley, Watford and Norwich were relegated.

But that’s not the table we’re interested in right now.

Instead, we want to bring you a table that is far more important. It’s the Premier League attendance league table.

Using data from Transfermarket, we’ve identified how full each stadium has been this season in terms of the percentage of their capacity. This is based on fans actually attending, rather than tickets sold. We’re fully aware that almost every side technically ‘sells out’ but how many supporters actually turn up?

Which stadium has been the most full throughout the season? And which has been the emptiest?

Let’s take a look:

Premier League attendance table

1. King Power Stadium – Leicester City
Average Attendance – 31,940
Capacity – 32,273
Total: 99 per cent full

2. Carrow Road – Norwich City
Average Attendance – 26,883
Capacity – 27,244
Total: 98.7 per cent full

3. Emirates Stadium – Arsenal FC
Average Attendance – 59,811
Capacity – 60,704
Total: 98.5 per cent full

4. St James’ Park – Newcastle United
Average Attendance – 51,487
Capacity – 52,338
Total: 98.4 per cent full

5. Goodison Park – Everton
Average Attendance – 38,906
Capacity – 39,571
Total: 98.3 per cent full

Everton v Crystal Palace - Premier League

6. Anfield – Liverpool FC
Average Attendance – 53,008
Capacity – 54,074
Total: 98 per cent full

7. Old Trafford – Manchester United
Average Attendance – 73,156
Capacity – 74,879
Total: 97.7 per cent full

8. Villa Park – Aston Villa
Average Attendance – 41,651
Capacity – 42,682
Total: 97.6 per cent full

9. London Stadium – West Ham United
Average Attendance – 58,513
Capacity – 60,000
Total: 97.5 per cent full

10. AMEX Stadium – Brighton & Hove Albion
Average Attendance – 30,943
Capacity – 30,666
Total: 97.3 per cent full

Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United - Premier League

11. Etihad Stadium – Manchester City
Average Attendance – 52,738
Capacity – 55,017
Total: 95.9 per cent full

12. Elland Road – Leeds United
Average Attendance – 36,286
Capacity – 37,890
Total: 95.8 per cent full

13. Molineux Stadium – Wolverhampton Wanderers
Average Attendance – 30,692
Capacity – 32,050
Total: 95.8 per cent full

14. Vicarage Road – Watford FC
Average Attendance – 20,598
Capacity – 21,577
Total: 95.5 per cent full

15. Selhurst Park – Crystal Palace
Average Attendance – 24,282
Capacity – 26,047
Total: 93.2 per cent full

Crystal Palace v Manchester United - Premier League

16. Brentford Community Stadium – Brentford FC
Average Attendance – 16,899
Capacity – 18,250
Total: 92.6 per cent full

17. St Mary’s Stadium – Southampton
Average Attendance – 29,882
Capacity – 32,384
Total: 92.3 per cent full

18. Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – Tottenham Hotspur
Average Attendance – 56,523
Capacity – 62,062
Total: 91.1 per cent full

19. Stamford Bridge – Chelsea FC
Average Attendance – 36,443
Capacity – 40,853
Total: 89.2 per cent full

20. Turf Moor – Burnley
Average Attendance – 19,317
Capacity – 21,994
Total: 87.8 per cent full

Burnley v Newcastle United - Premier League

Conclusion

So, congratulations to Leicester for winning the Premier League attendance table. The King Power Stadium was 99 per cent full on average this campaign which is mightily impressive.

They edged out relegated Norwich (98.7 per cent) who should be praised for their loyalty despite finishing bottom.

Arsenal, Newcastle and Everton complete the top five in what were very up and down campaigns for all three clubs.

Anfield and Old Trafford come next. Liverpool and Manchester United may be the two biggest clubs in world football and always sell out but it seems their stadiums aren’t always full to the brink every other week.

Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League

Elsewhere, Manchester City’s Etihad – often mocked for being ’empty’ – was actually the 11th fullest stadium this season.

Among those who were emptier was the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium which comes in 18th at 91.1 per cent full this campaign.

Below them is Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge with the Blues being unable to sell home tickets due to sanctions towards the end of the season.

But the emptiest stadium of them all this season was Burnley’s Turf Moor. The Clarets were relegated on the final day and could only boast a capacity of 87.8 per cent on average.

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