These are the world’s most-visited theme parks

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The four busiest theme parks in the world are owned by Disney. Magic Kingdom was followed closely by Disneyland in Southern California, according to the Global Attractions Attendance Report.

Magic Kingdom at Disney World in Florida was the world’s most-visited theme park in 2018, with a whopping 20.8 million visitors, according to an annual report released Wednesday by Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM, which tracks and ranks attendance at theme parks around the world. (Disney doesn’t publicly release attendance figures.)

The Disney brand is a stronghold, with over 157 million people having visited a Disney theme park somewhere in the world last year, according to the report. So it’s no surprise the top five theme parks in the U.S. were all Disney parks.

The four busiest theme parks in the world are owned by Disney. Magic Kingdom was followed closely by Disneyland in Southern California, according to the Global Attractions Attendance Report.

The report also found that for the first time, attendance at themed attractions run by large operators exceeded half a billion people.

Disneyland attendance was up 2%, drawing 18.6 million visitors. That’s an average of more than 51,000 people a day, a number that likely will soar when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens May 31. (It debuts Aug. 29 at Florida’s Disney Hollywood Studios, which was ninth on the worldwide list.)

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