This FACT indicates the proportion of professional titles won (premierships) over a number of teams and sports in each capital city, between 2008 and 2017. This shows which city is the most successful sporting city. A statewide basis was chosen due to the travelling nature of sports teams and their fans, as well as the wide range of stadiums in which these professional sports teams play in.
Sporting teams in this calculation included both male and female teams in the AFL, AFLW, NRL, BBL, WBBL, Sheffield Shield, NBL, WNBL, A-League, W-League, ABL, Super Rugby, NRC, and Suncrop Super Netball, including their predecessors. The state with the most professional titles won by their local teams per 100,000 is the ACT (1.761) and the lowest is Adelaide (0.298).