World cup 2014 by numbers

Home » World cup 2014 by numbers » Travel Blog Feed » World cup 2014 by numbers

By Traveleditor

0 – the number of games Bafana Bafana will be playing. Yes, as you probably know, our national team didn’t make it into the World Cup. Quite a pity, especially considering their recent win against Spain

12 – the number of venues that will host matches. The stadiums – all of them rather suave and impressive – are dotted right around the country, including popular tourist destinations such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Manaus.

2.3 million – the number of tickets already allocated to fans.

43 – the percentage of international fans to whom tickets have been allocated.

160 000 – tickets remain and will be made available to the public in the next window of the second sales phase, which starts on a first-come-first-served basis on 12 March.

990 – dollars is what the most expensive tickets cost. These are obviously the Category 1 tickets for the final. This is roughly R10 637 at R10.74/dollar.

9 and ¾ – the flight time from Johannesburg to Sao Paolo.

600 000 – the number of visitors Brazil is expected to draw during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

25billion – the amount of Brazillian Real tourists are expected to spend during the World Cup. That’s roughly R114billion at R4.58/Real.

86billion – the amount of Real Brazil has invested in the world cup (well, that explains all those protests)

1 973 – extra domestic flights between June 6 and July 20 have been authorized by aviation authorities.

50 – the percentage Rio de Janeiro hotel prices are expected to go up during the event.

26 – degrees Celsius is the average temperature in Rio de Janeiro during June

750 000 – liters of beer sold inside stadiums at the 2010 World Cup here in South Africa. Wonder what the Brazil tally will be…

…read more



in Travel Blog Feed by Admin Leave a comment