Dorling Kindersley is a LEGO category that had 122 sets released in 1999 & 2009-2023. 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 Dorling Kindersley sets of all time.
Just for fun - these are the worst rated Dorling Kindersley sets.
is the average rating of all Dorling Kindersley sets.
This rating is the average of all 33 scored sets in Dorling Kindersley. Compared to other categories this is average. 89 unscored sets are not included. 27% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Dorling Kindersley 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 Dorling Kindersley sets are considered up to personal taste:
Total: 76 / 122
Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 46 sets in Dorling Kindersley 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. Dorling Kindersley is bundled into System along with these:
The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.19. The average PPP for Dorling Kindersley is 3.02. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 17.98 and the average PPM for Dorling Kindersley is 19.20.
All prices are adjusted for inflation.