Fascinating Facts about Legos

Legos were first created in 1949 by a Danish carpenter named Ole Kirk Christiansen.

The word Lego comes from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means play well.

There are over 36,000 different shapes and sizes of Lego bricks.

The Lego Group is the world’s largest producer of rubber tires.

It is estimated that there are over 400 billion Lego bricks in the world.

The tallest Lego tower ever built was over 114 feet tall.

Lego minifigures are the world’s largest population, with over 4 billion minifigures produced.

The Lego Group produces about 36 billion Lego bricks each year.

The Lego Group employs over 20,000 people worldwide.

There are Lego theme parks located in Denmark, Germany, Malaysia, China, Japan, and the United States.

The Lego Group has released sets based on popular franchises such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Marvel.

Lego bricks are made from a plastic called ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene).

Lego bricks manufactured in 1958 are compatible with Lego bricks produced today.

The average person will spend over 5,000 hours playing with Legos in their lifetime.

Lego bricks can withstand up to 950 pounds of force before they start to deform.

The most expensive Lego set ever sold was the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon, priced at $800.

The most valuable Lego minifigure is the solid gold C-3PO, worth over $10,000.

Lego bricks come in over 60 different colors.

Lego has won over 570 international awards for product design.

The Lego Movie, released in 2014, grossed over $469 million worldwide.

Lego is a gender-neutral toy, encouraging creativity and imagination for all children.

The minifigure’s head can be rotated 360 degrees.

Lego is the largest tyre manufacturer in the world by number of tyres produced per year.

Lego bricks are so durable that an average piece can last for 30,000 uses before it becomes unusable.

The Lego Group has partnered with NASA to create educational sets that teach kids about space exploration.

The famous rock band Queen was recreated in Lego form for the Lego Rock Band video game.

Lego bricks are so popular that 7 Lego sets are sold every second.

The Lego Group is committed to using sustainable materials and aims to replace all oil-based plastics with sustainable alternatives by 20

The Lego Group holds the Guinness World Record for the largest Lego mosaic, measuring over 113 square meters.

Lego Duplo sets are designed for younger children, with larger bricks that are safe for toddlers.

Lego bricks have been used to create works of art, including a life-sized replica of a Caravaggio painting.

There is a yearly Lego convention called Brickworld that attracts thousands of Lego enthusiasts.

The Lego Group is owned by the Kirk Kristiansen family and is still headquartered in Billund, Denmark.

Legos have been used in therapy for children with autism to improve social skills and creativity.

Lego sets have inspired many architects and engineers, with some using Legos to create scale models of their designs.

The first Lego minifigure with moveable legs was introduced in 1978.

Lego has over 10,000 employees worldwide.

The Lego Group has its own employee daycare center called Legoland Nursery.

Lego bricks were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 1998.

Lego bricks have been sent into space on multiple occasions, including aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.

The Lego Group has its own TV series, including Lego Ninjago and Lego Friends.

Lego bricks can be used to create functional objects, such as furniture or even prosthetic limbs.

The Lego Group partnered with UNICEF to create sets that raise awareness for children’s rights and education.

Lego bricks are sorted and packaged by machines that can process up to 37,000 bricks per hour.

The Lego brick’s iconic design has remained virtually unchanged since its creation over 70 years ago.

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