2012 Big Day Out Attendance Numbers

fasterlouder have posted an interesting article with rounded attendance figures for this years BIG DAY OUT festivals.

Auckland:
2012 – 20,000 (-50%)
2011 – 40,000

Gold Coast:
2012 – 40,000+ (-20%)
2011 – 50,000 (Sold Out)

Sydney:
2012 – 47,000 (-14.55%)
2011 – 55,000

Melbourne:
2012 – 42,000 (-19.23%)
2011 – 52,000 (Sold Out)

Adelaide:
2012 – 12,000 (-60%)
2011 – 30000+

Perth:
2012 – 12,000  (-65.71%)
2011 – 35,000

TOTALS

2012 – 173,000 (-18.39%)

2011 – 212,000

Probably more of a reflection on the line ups year on year than anything – then again the walls of music festivals on during the period has to play into the downturn in admissions.