GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Harry Potter Books Statistics [Current Data]

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"Over 500 million Harry Potter books have been sold worldwide."

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"Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published in 1997."

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"The Harry Potter series has been officially translated into 82 languages."

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"In 2010, Harry Potter book sales accounted for 3.3% of the children’s books market revenue in the UK."

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"The fourth book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, has sold over 67 million copies worldwide."

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"8.3 million copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows were sold in the United States within the first 24 hours of its release."

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"The Harry Potter series has earned an estimated $7.7 billion in book sales revenue."

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"J.K. Rowling became a billionaire due to her Harry Potter series and related works."

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"Harry Potter is the top-selling book series in history."

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"The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows audiobook, narrated by Stephen Fry, is approximately 23 hours long."

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"J.K. Rowling’s original Harry Potter books have a word count of 1,084,170 words."

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"The Harry Potter Lexicon fan website was established in 2000."

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"The play, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, set 19 years after the last book’s events, debuted in London’s West-End in 2016."

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"In 2012, the Harry Potter eBook collection became available for the first time on Pottermore.com."

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"Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has sold over 120 million copies worldwide."

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"The UK edition of the Harry Potter series has sold over 54.5 million copies."

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"J.K. Rowling rejected a $1 million offer from former US President Barack Obama for a reading of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in 2009."

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