BROTHERS IN ARMS by DIRE STRAITS sales and awards

According to Dire Straits official site, BROTHERS IN ARMS by DIRE STRAITS has sold 30,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (9,000,000 copies), United Kingdom (4,350,000 copies) and Australia (1,240,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

BROTHERS IN ARMS certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 30,000 1x Gold 1 December, 1989
Argentina
Sales: 30,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 December, 1989
Australia 1,240,000 17x Platinum / The Sydney Morning Herald NOVEMBER 2009 / 2013
Australia
Sales: 1,240,000
Certification / note: 17x Platinum / The Sydney Morning Herald
Certification Date / sales as of: NOVEMBER 2009 / 2013
Austria 200,000 4x Platinum 25 January, 1994
Austria
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 25 January, 1994
Canada 1,165,000 1x Diamond 1986
Canada
Sales: 1,165,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 1986
Denmark 100,000 5x Platinum 1 May, 2018
Denmark
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 May, 2018
Finland 116,784 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 116,784
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 1,000,000 1x Diamond 31 August, 1994
France
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 31 August, 1994
Germany 500,000 1x Platinum 1985
Germany
Sales: 500,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1985
Hong Kong 20,000 1x Platinum
Hong Kong
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Italy 50,000 1x Platinum (Sales since 2009) 2019
Italy
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum (Sales since 2009)
Certification Date / sales as of: 2019
Japan 37,790 Oricon charts
Japan
Sales: 37,790
Certification / note: Oricon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
New Zeland 360,000 24x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 360,000
Certification / note: 24x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 238,777 Year-end list 1985/1986
Norway
Sales: 238,777
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1985/1986
Poland 10,000 1x Gold 30 October, 2019
Poland
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 30 October, 2019
Portugal 60,000 1x Platinum 1985
Portugal
Sales: 60,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1985
Russia 79,000 LP Shipments
Russia
Sales: 79,000
Certification / note: LP Shipments
Certification Date / sales as of:
Spain 300,000 3x Platinum 1987
Spain
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
Sweden 50,000 1x Gold 9 October, 2002
Sweden
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 9 October, 2002
Switzerland 350,000 6x Platinum + 1x Platinum 1994 / 1998
Switzerland
Sales: 350,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum + 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1994 / 1998
United Kingdom 4,350,000 14x Platinum 5 February,2016
United Kingdom
Sales: 4,350,000
Certification / note: 14x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 5 February,2016
United States 9,000,000 9x Platinum 7 August, 1996
United States
Sales: 9,000,000
Certification / note: 9x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 7 August, 1996
Worldwide sales 30,000,000 Dire Straits official site
Total
Sales: 30,000,000
Source: Dire Straits official site