Harry Potter books have sold over 500 million copies around the world, according to Pottermore.

This number includes all versions of the seven books and also other titles that belong to the series, in all versions: printed, eBooks and audiobooks. According to Bloomsburry Publisher, responsible for the series in UK, one in each fifteen people in the world owns a book of the series, which has already been translated into over 80 different languages.

The Publisher also revealed that Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the best-selling book of the whole series, while Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was the fastest-selling fiction title of all times.

Translated by: Mauren Ziak
Reviewed by: Aline Michel