Statistically Speaking

Last week, the first part of the final installment of the Harry Potter film franchise was released to incredible hype. The fanbase for the series has grown since the first film was released in 2001, and over the past decade, people have been entranced by the page-to-picture world of Harry Potter. Here are some impressive achievements of the books and films:

$285 million average domestic gross of each of the first six films

$5.4 billion combined worldwide gross of the first six films

400 million estimated number of Harry Potter books sold

15 million copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold within the first 24 hours of its official release