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Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld and Busch Gardens all saw attendance climb in 2015

Busch Gardens and other Florida theme parks had attendance increases in 2015. This photo shows Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens.
Busch Gardens and other Florida theme parks had attendance increases in 2015. This photo shows Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens.
Published May 26, 2016

Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld all saw a jump in attendance from 2014 to 2015 .

A report released by the Themed Entertainment Association, or TEA, and economics practice AECOM on Wednesday shows that attendance increased at all of the major parks in Orlando.

In Tampa, Busch Gardens came in No. 11 among North American theme parks with just over 4.25 million visitors, an estimated 3 percent increase in attendance over 2014.

Disney World's Magic Kingdom continues to be the top draw in the world, with 20.5 million visitors in 2015, representing a 6 percent increase. Epcot was sixth in the world in attendance with 11.8 million, a 5 percent increase from 2014. Disney's Animal Kingdom drew 10.8 million, also a 5 percent increase.

Universal Orlando had the biggest increase, with a 16 percent jump to 9.9 million visitors.

Amusement parks do not release exact attendance figures. AECOM uses a formula to come up with an estimate.

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