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30 Key Numbers from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.

Roger Hampel

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ is not only making headlines, but it's also breaking records. The growth and influence of this global spectacle can be encapsulated in numbers, and here are 30 key figures that best portray the magnitude and success of this edition:

1,715,000 - A phenomenal number of tickets sold, celebrating the game's global appeal.

53.9 million - China PR's match against England drew the highest single-match audience worldwide.

15 days - FIFA’s Digital platforms outperformed the entire duration of France 2019 in just over two weeks.

Six Confederations - A milestone with teams from all of them winning a match.

3 African teams - The number that advanced to the Round of 16, showcasing the continent's rising prowess.

25,476 fans - The average attendance during the first 48 matches, marking a 29% spike from France 2019.

42,958 spectators - New Zealand set a national record for a football match during Portugal vs. USA.

75,784 attendees - Australia's record for a standalone women’s football match during their opener against the Republic of Ireland.

21 matches - This year's Group Stage saw twenty-one matches surpass the impressive 25,000 spectator mark.

27% & 534% - The staggering rise in hospitality sales from France 2019 and Canada 2015, respectively.

4.71 million Australians - National pride swelled as this number tuned in to watch the Matildas’ final group game against Canada.

1.88 million Kiwis - Approximately a third of New Zealand's population has been glued to the tournament.

2.84 million viewers - Colombia’s first group match tripled the country's previous record from the Women’s World Cup.

6.43 million Americans - Setting a group stage match viewership record during the Netherlands encounter.

22 million - Unique visitors to FIFA’s digital platforms in the initial 15 days, indicating a digital revolution.

2.4 million - Daily visitors to FIFA Women’s World Cup™ channels.

410 training sessions - Reinforcing FIFA's commitment, this number included both Venue Specific and Team Base Camp Training Sites.

2,000 & 1,600 cones - Training essentials provided to teams in Australia and New Zealand.

1,536 footballs - Adidas balls supplied for training.

1,280 Official Match Balls - Ensuring the highest quality gameplay.

6,748 bibs - Catering to teams and match operations, underscoring attention to detail.

400,000 festival-goers - Fans that experienced the games at the FIFA Fan Festivals.

17,756 fans - Sydney/Gadigal's single-day record of attendance.

5,000 volunteers - The heart and soul of the event, doubling the volunteer count from 2019.

5% international representation - Volunteers hailed from 68 nations, encompassing all six FIFA Confederations.

9 host cities - The tournament spread across Australia and New Zealand, showcasing diversity and inclusivity.

29% growth - This year saw a substantial growth in attendance from the France 2019 edition.

Sixteen captivating days & matches - The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ continues to promise more excitement in the days ahead.

9th Edition - This year marks the 9th rendition of the Women's World Cup, and it's arguably been the most electric yet.

As the knockout stages approach, these numbers epitomize the Women’s World Cup's influence, importance, and growth, promising an even brighter future for women’s football.


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