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Statistics: La Liga tables - houses outside a stadium vs football inside a stadium (7th January, 2018)

In another episode of "Statistics", the third one since March 2017, here I rank every team based on their league position as well as the average property prices outside their stadiums.

Note that high property prices don't indicate the prosperity of a club, just the location - even if the winner of the housing league was also the winner of La Liga. For example, Eibar is one of the poorest clubs in the division but house prices are not cheap.

Rayo Vallecano was poor and housing prices were low and their sporting performance reflected that but that doesn't indicate any trend.

If you're a modest club, financially sound, and not in the capital of your autonomous community (housing prices are low) then you might just punch above your weight - Málaga, Celta Vigo and Villarreal are examples, but counter examples include Granada - so even that trend is hard to justify.

In other words, this is not scientific - just a bit of fun.

*price in euros per square meter of the houses surrounding the stadiums


2015-16 season statistics

Team Minimum* Maximum* Average* Team Points
Barcelona 1800 6000 3900 Barcelona 91
Real Madrid 3000 4200 3600 Real Madrid 90
Real Sociedad 2600 3900 3250 Atlético Madrid 88
Athletic Club 1800 4000 2900 Villarreal 64
Atlético Madrid 1900 3000 2450 Athletic Club 62
Valencia 1900 2900 2400 Celta Vigo 60
Deportivo 1500 2860 2180 Sevilla 52
Levante 1600 2700 2150 Málaga 48
Sporting Gijón 1650 2600 2125 Real Sociedad 48
Espanyol 1100 3000 2050 Real Betis 45
Sevilla 1300 2800 2050 Las Palmas 44
Real Betis 1700 2300 2000 Valencia 44
Granada 990 2300 1645 Espanyol 43
Eibar 1500 1750 1625 Eibar 43
Celta Vigo 1270 1950 1610 Deportivo 42
Getafe 1500 1700 1600 Granada 39
Las Palmas 1450 1700 1575 Sporting Gijón 39
Rayo Vallecano 1000 1200 1100 Rayo Vallecano 38
Málaga 700 1100 900 Getafe 36
Villarreal 500 800 650 Levante 32

2016-17 season statistics

Team Minimum* Maximum* Average* Team Points
Real Madrid 3400 4700 4050 Real Madrid 93
Barcelona 1900 6000 3950 Barcelona 90
Real Sociedad 2725 4075 3400 Atlético Madrid 78
Athletic Club 1800 4000 2900 Sevilla 72
Atlético Madrid 1900 3500 2700 Villarreal 67
Valencia 1900 3000 2450 Real Sociedad 64
Alavés 1800 3000 2400 Athletic Club 63
Sporting Gijón 1725 2725 2225 Espanyol 56
Deportivo 1500 2900 2200 Alavés 55
Sevilla 1400 2900 2150 Eibar 54
Real Betis 1700 2500 2100 Málaga 46
Espanyol 1100 3050 2075 Valencia 46
Eibar 1575 1840 1708 Celta Vigo 45
Leganés 1400 2000 1700 Las Palmas 39
Granada 950 2300 1625 Real Betis 39
Celta Vigo 1200 2050 1625 Deportivo 36
Las Palmas 1450 1700 1575 Leganés 35
Osasuna 1200 1800 1500 Sporting Gijón 31
Málaga 750 1200 975 Osasuna 22
Villarreal 500 800 650 Granada 20

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