The AFL today released its official membership figures for 2015.
In boasting a record membership, the Swans were joined by the Hawks (72,924), the Tigers (70,809), Essendon (60,818), West Coast (60,221), Port Adelaide (54,057), Fremantle (51,433), Geelong (44,312), North Melbourne (41,012) and the Western Bulldogs (35,222).
Expansion clubs Gold Coast (13,643) and Greater Western Sydney (13,480) also experienced natural improvement to record levels, while Melbourne (35,943), St Kilda (32,746) and the Brisbane Lions (25,408) improved on their 2014 figures.
The only teams to suffer drops in membership were Adelaide (52,920), Carlton (47,305) and Collingwood (75,037).
The overall tally, which was compiled after the July 31 deadline, was 836,136 club members nationally, with an overall increase of 31,656.