Despite flirting with relegation, the Fulham faithful have still kept coming to Craven Cottage this season.

The Cottagers have been filling an average of 71.1% of their ground’s capacity this season, which is more than some of the other sides who spent large parts of the campaign at the wrong end of the table.

The club’s average attendance for league games has been 18,276 in a stadium which can hold 25,700 people.

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Charlton has filled 60.9% of its stadium with spectators with Millwall at 55.2%.

However, sides that have hovered around Fulham in the league this season have much lower occupancy rates.

Bolton have filled just 54.4% of the Macron Arena’s capacity on average, Wigan have filled just 51.3% of the DW Arena on average, and Huddersfield’s John Smiths stadium has been just 55.4% full.

In fact, Fulham’s occupancy ratio is much higher than Middlesbrough’s (54.5%), who have been in the running for promotion this season.

However, the other promotion contenders have been packing them in this season.

Norwich’s Carrow Road as been 95.9% full on average, the highest ratio in the league, and at 26,146 also has the second highest average attendance.

Watford’s Vicarage Road has been 94.4% full on average, though only has the 13th highest attendance in the league (16,501).

Derby, whose iPro Stadium has the highest average attendance at 29,160, have the joint third highest occupancy rate of 88.3% with Bournemouth, whose average attendance of 10,265 is the second lowest in the league.

Club: % capacity

Norwich City fc: 95.9

Watford: 94.4

Derby County: 88.3

AFC Bournemouth: 88.3

Rotherham United: 85.3

Brighton & Hove Albion: 84.6

Brentford: 84.2

Nottingham Forest: 77.4

Wolverhampton Wanderers: 72.4

Fulham FC: 71.1

Reading FC: 70.4

Blackpool: 66.3

Ipswich Town: 64.7

Cardiff City fc: 63.5

Leeds United: 63.2

Charlton Athletic: 60.9

Sheffield Wednesday: 56.8

Huddersfield Town: 55.4

Millwall: 55.2

Birmingham City: 54.8

Middlesbrough: 54.5

Bolton Wanderers: 54.4

Wigan Athletic fc: 51.3

Blackburn Rovers: 47.6