Game of Thrones Statistics, History and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Game of Thrones statistics and facts I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Game of Thrones Facts

  • Game of Thrones facts and statisticsWebsite: www.hbo.com/game-of-thrones
  • Debut: April 17, 2011
  • Creators: D. B. Weiss and David Benioff
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama
  • Seasons: 8
  • Based On: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
  • Premiere Date of Game of Thrones Season 8: April 14, 2019

Game of Thrones Statistics

Number of Game of Thrones season 8 premiere viewers:

17.4 million


Number of people that watched the Game of Thrones series finale:

19.3 million viewers


Current Game of Thrones record for most viewers:

Season 8, Episode 5 “The Bells” on 5/12/19 (18.4 million viewers)

Last updated 5/15/19


Reported number of times the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere was pirated:

54 million times


Reported budget for Game of Thrones season 8:

$90 million


Average amount that will be spent per episode on Game of Thrones season 8:

$15 million per episode


Average amount that was spent per episode on Game of Thrones season 1:

$6 million per episode


Number of times the Game of Thrones final season trailer was viewed in its first 24 hours:

81 million times


Number of times the Game of Thrones season 7 trailer was viewed in its first 24 hours:

61 million times


How many people watched the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere?

over 30 million


How many people watched the Game of Thrones pilot episode?

2.22 million


Number of Emmys Game of Thrones has been nominated for:

132

Last updated 4/13/19


Number of Emmys won by Game of Thrones:

47

Last updated 4/13/19


Average amount the 5 stars of Game of Thrones (Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldu) are reportedly earning per Season 8 episode:

$1.2 million


Estimated amount that businesses will lose in productivity the day after the Game of Thrones finale:

$3.3 billion


 

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Game of Thrones stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.