General is a LEGO category that had 46 sets released in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009-2011, 2013 & 2015-2021. 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 General sets of all time.
Just for fun - these are the worst rated General sets.
is the average rating of all General sets.
This rating is the average of all 30 scored sets in General. Compared to other categories this is average. 16 unscored sets are not included. 65% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where General is in relation to the others.
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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 General sets are considered up to personal taste:
Total: 34 / 46
Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 12 sets in General that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.
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. General is bundled into System along with these:
The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.21. The average PPP for General is 0.13. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 16.83 and the average PPM for General is 17.57.
All prices are adjusted for inflation.