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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.

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“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%.

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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.

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In the 2011 Census 176,632 people identified themselves as Jedi. May the force be with them all!

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The name Anakin first appeared on the baby names list in 2000; the year after this character first appeared in The Phantom Menace.

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Fewer and fewer men are getting the chance to say “Luke, I am your father” as the popularity of the name decreases.

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