Real Madrid: Revenue, by season
SeasonTotal revenue,
in million EUR
  • Region: Spain
  • Time period: 2018/19 to 2022/23
  • Published: Jan 2024

Data Analysis and Insights

Updated: Apr 6, 2024 | Published by: Statistico | About Us / Data / Analysis

Revenue Growth Over Five Seasons

Real Madrid's total revenue experienced a significant upward trajectory, increasing by 190 million EUR from 641 million EUR in the 2020/21 season to 831 million EUR in the 2022/23 season. The highest single-season increase occurred between 2021/22 and 2022/23, with a jump of 117 million EUR.

Impact of the Pandemic on Revenue

The 2020/21 season showcased the most noticeable impact of the pandemic on Real Madrid's finances, with a revenue of 641 million EUR, the lowest in the given dataset. A recovery trend began in the 2021/22 season, with revenues climbing back to 714 million EUR, indicating resilience and adaptation to the challenging circumstances.

Average Annual Revenue

Over the span of five seasons, Real Madrid averaged a total revenue of approximately 727 million EUR annually. This calculation underlines the club's financial stability and robust market position in the face of fluctuating global economic conditions.

Recovery and Growth Post-Pandemic

Following a dip during the pandemic-impacted 2020/21 season, Real Madrid's revenue not only recovered but also surpassed pre-pandemic levels, illustrating a strong financial recovery and growth trajectory. The revenue in the 2022/23 season exceeded the pre-pandemic peak of 757 million EUR in the 2018/19 season by 74 million EUR.

Comparison of Pre and Post-Pandemic Revenue Trends

Analyzing the data from before and after the pandemic reveals a clear V-shaped recovery, with revenues dipping in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons before surging past pre-pandemic levels. The growth from 641 million EUR in 2020/21 to 831 million EUR in 2022/23 showcases the club's effective strategies in navigating through the pandemic-induced economic challenges.

Frequently Asked Questions

How has Real Madrid's revenue grown over the past five seasons?

Real Madrid's revenue has increased by a substantial 190 million EUR from 641 million EUR in the 2020/21 season to 831 million EUR in the 2022/23 season.

Terms and Definitions

Real Madrid is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. It is one of the most successful football clubs in the world, known for winning multiple national and international titles.

In financial accounting, revenue is the income that a business has from its normal business operations, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.

In football, a season is the period of the year during which professional leagues schedule their matches. It typically extends over many months and is punctuated by a short off-season.

Broadcast rights refer to the agreement that allows broadcasters to transmit live or delayed coverage of a sporting event. For football clubs, revenue from selling these rights forms a significant part of their income.

Ticket sales refer to the income generated from selling tickets to spectators for football matches. The revenue varies depending on factors such as the size of the stadium, the opponent, and the significance of the match.

Sponsorship deals are agreements in which companies pay to be associated with a football club. They can range from having the company's logo on the team's kits to having the company's name associated with the stadium. This is a major source of revenue for football clubs.

Transfer fees are payments made to a football player’s previous club when the player moves to a new team. These fees can contribute to a club's revenue, especially if it has a strategy of developing and selling players.

Player wages are the salaries paid to the players. They represent one of the major costs for a football club. High wages can affect the club's overall revenue, as they are subtracted from it to calculate the profit.
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