2017 TEA – Themed Entertainment Association Attendance Report Released

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The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and AECOM have released their 2017 attendance numbers for the theme parks around the world. Most notable over the 2016 attendance numbers is the 15.3% jump for Disney's Animal Kingdom due to Pandora: The World of AVATAR. The attendance boost put the estimates for Disney's Animal Kingdom's attendance ahead of Epcot for the first time ever.

Additionally, Shanghai Disneyland being open for a full year put it's attendance in the top 10 theme parks in the world.

The attendance for the top 10 parks in the world can be found below:

Rank Park / Location % Change 2017 Attendance 2016 Attendance
1 Magic Kingdom
Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL, U.S.
0.3% 20,450,000 20,395,000
2 Disneyland
Anaheim, Ca, U.S.
2.0% 18,300,000 17,943,000
3 Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo, Japan
0.4% 16,600,000 16,540,000
4 Universal Studios Japan
Osaka, Japan
3.0% 14,935,000 14,500,000
5 Tokyo Disney Sea
Tokyo, Japan
0.3% 13,500,000 13,460,000
6 Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL, U.S.
15.3% 12,500,000 10,844,000
7 Epcot
Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL, U.S.
4.2% 12,200,000 11,712,000
8 Shanghai Disneyland
Shanghai, China
96.4% 11,000,000 5,600,000
9 Disney's Hollywood Studios
Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL, U.S.
-0.5% 10,722,000 10,776,000
10 Universal Studios
Universal Orlando, FL, U.S.
2% 10,198,000 9,998,000

The full report has the top 25 amusement parks worldwide as well as other information.