Brick Insights Sets Statistics FAQ
7075-1 Captain Redbeard's Pirate Ship

Best LEGO sets of all time:

Pirates

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Pirates is a LEGO category that had 20 sets released in 1990, 1993-1995, 2004 & 2006. 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:

Best rated Pirates sets of all time

Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Pirates sets of all time.

All Pirates sets by rating

7071-1 Treasure Island

52

Avoid 100%

Treasure Island

7071-1 4 Juniors Pirates 2004

7075-1 Captain Redbeard's Pirate Ship

52

Avoid 100%

Captain Redbeard's Pirate Ship

7075-1 4 Juniors Pirates 2004

7070-1 Catapult Raft

51

Avoid 100%

Catapult Raft

7070-1 4 Juniors Pirates 2004

7072-1 Captain Kragg's Pirate Boat

49

Avoid 100%

Captain Kragg's Pirate Boat

7072-1 4 Juniors Pirates 2004

51

is the average rating of all Pirates sets.

This rating is the average of all 4 scored sets in Pirates. Compared to other categories this is bad. 16 unscored sets are not included. 20% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Pirates 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.

1-4
5-8
9-12
13-16
17-20
21-24
25-28
29-32
33-36
37-40
41-44
45-48
49-52
53-56
57-60
61-64
65-68
69-72
73-76
77-80
81-84
85-88
89-92
93-96
97-100

Pirates rating over the years

Years without scored sets are not included.

Recommendation distribution

Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Pirates sets are considered not recommended:

Avoid 68%

1

5

13

Total: 19 / 20

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 1 sets in Pirates 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.

Prices

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. Pirates is bundled into System along with these:

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.2. The average PPP for Pirates is 1.63. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 17.39 and the average PPM for Pirates is 22.19.

Pirates prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.