Republic, an antimonarch group has claimed that simply 300 million individuals are anticipated to observe the coronation of King Charles.
The coronation is because of happen on 6tg, with the group set to carry protests within the UK.
The group’s CEO Graham Smith stated: “World viewing figures are all the time troublesome to measure.”
“However to counsel the Coronation would appeal to even half a billion doesn’t stand as much as scrutiny.”
He added: “All of the obtainable proof means that world curiosity, whereas excessive in sure locations, is mostly far decrease than for sporting or different main nationwide occasions.
“Olympic opening ceremonies and the primary inauguration of President Obama are amongst these occasions which can be prone to have had bigger world audiences, with good cause.
It is actually essential we get a transparent and correct image of curiosity within the monarchy and their set-piece occasions, as these nonsense figures solely mislead the general public and deform the talk on the monarchy.”
Smith stated evaluation suggests world viewing figures are anticipated to be between 100 and 300 million, which he says will imply 7.7bn and seven.8bn will “ignore the occasion”.