Bionicle is a LEGO category that had 389 sets released in 2001-2010 & 2014-2016. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:
Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Bionicle sets of all time.
Just for fun - these are the worst rated Bionicle sets.
is the average rating of all Bionicle sets.
This rating is the average of all 266 scored sets in Bionicle. Compared to other categories this is average. 123 unscored sets are not included. 68% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Bionicle is in relation to the others.
To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.
Years without scored sets are not included.
Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Bionicle sets are considered not recommended:
Total: 314 / 389
Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 75 sets in Bionicle that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.
A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.
Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Bionicle is bundled into Constraction along with these:
The average price per part (PPP) of all Constraction sets is 0.96. The average PPP for Bionicle is 0.25. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in Constraction is 8.93 and the average PPM for Bionicle is 8.80.
All prices are adjusted for inflation.