A TV audience of 7.7 million watched last night's Paralympics party bring the curtain down on London 2012.
The average audience for Channel 4's coverage of the Closing Ceremony - from 7pm to 11.10pm - was 5.9 million.
The peak figure was down from the 11.2 million who watched the Opening Ceremony.
The best highlights from the end of London 2012
The Paralympic Closing Ceremony paid tribute to those injured while serving their country as wounded military personnel took key roles.
LOCOG chairman Seb Coe spoke about meeting an Olympic and Paralympic Games Makers during the Paralympic closing ceremony.