Industry Statistics Sports & Recreation Business Statistics Analysis

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Sports Industry Overview

Amount

Units

Year/Season

Source

Estimated Size of the Entire Sports Industry, U.S.

498.4

Bil. US$

2015

PRE

Estimated Size of the Global Sports Industry

1.4

Tril. US$

2015

PRE

Annual Company Spending for Sports Advertising, U.S.

34.9

Bil. US$

2015

PRE

Major League Baseball (MLB)

MLB League Revenue

7.9

Bil. US$

2014

Forbes

Overall Operating Income

617

Mil. US$

2014

Forbes

Number of MLB Teams

30

Teams

2014

MLB

Average MLB Game Attendance (162 Game Season)

30,450

Spectators

2014

ESPN

Average MLB Team Value

1.2

Bil. US$

2014

Forbes

National Football League (NFL)

NFL League Revenue

9.6

Bil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Overall Operating Income

1.7

Bil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Number of NFL Teams

32

Teams

2013/14

NFL

Average NFL Game Attendance (16 Game Season)

68,775

Spectators

2013/14

ESPN

Average NFL Team Value

1.4

Bil. US$

2014

Forbes

National Basketball Association (NBA)

NBA League Revenue (Basketball Related Income)

4.8

Bil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Overall Operating Income

692

Mil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Number of NBA Teams

30

Teams

2013/14

NBA

Average NBA Game Attendance

17,809

Spectators

2013/14

ESPN

Average NBA Team Value

1.1

Bil. US$

2014

Forbes

National Hockey League (NHL)

NHL League Revenue

3.7

Bil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Overall Operating Income

453.4

Mil. US$

2013/14

Forbes

Number of NHL Teams

30

Teams

2013/14

NHL

Average NHL Game Attendance (48 Game Season)

17,502

Spectators

2013/14

ESPN

Average NHL Team Value

490

Mil. US$

2014/15

Forbes

Other Sports Industry Revenue

Major League Soccer (MLS) Revenue

494.2

Mil. US$

2012

Forbes

Average MLS Team Value

103

Mil. US$

2013

Forbes

NCAA Sports Revenue (Including Div. I, II and III)

989.0

Mil. US$

2013/14

NCAA

Spectator Sports*

35.8

Bil. US$

2013

Census

Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales, U.S.

43.8

Bil. US$

2014

Census

U.S. Health Club Revenue

22.4

Bil. US$

2013

IHRSA

Total U.S. Health Club Members

52.9

Mil.

Jan-14

IHRSA

Health Club Revenue, Worldwide

78.1

Bil. US$

2012

IHRSA

Total NASCAR Team Revenue

886

Mil. US$

2015

Forbes

Average NASCAR Team Value

139.2

Mil. US$

2015

Forbes

PRE = Plunkett Research estimate; IHRSA = International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

*Includes racetracks, sports teams and other spectator sports.

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