A not so long time ago (2008), in a place not too far away (the UK) there were 15,115 businesses in the television and film industry. More recently (2014) there were 22,055, an increase of 6,940.
“GRRRARRRRRRRRRRRRGH!” It’s costing a lot more to see Chewie on the big screen. Between 2005 and 2015 the price of a cinema ticket rose by almost 50%.
Likely video streaming Yoda you will be. The basket of goods used to calculate inflation is continually evolving – in 2014 video streaming services like Netflix were added.
In the 2011 Census 176,632 people identified themselves as Jedi. May the force be with them all!
The name Anakin first appeared on the baby names list in 2000; the year after this character first appeared in The Phantom Menace.
Fewer and fewer men are getting the chance to say “Luke, I am your father” as the popularity of the name decreases.