SYNCHRONICITY by THE POLICE sales and awards

According to Universal Music Japan, SYNCHRONICITY by THE POLICE has sold 20,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (8,164,000 copies), France (400,000 copies) and United Kingdom (300,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

SYNCHRONICITY certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Canada 100,000 1x Platinum 1983
Canada
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1983
France 400,000 1x Platinum 1984
France
Sales: 400,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1984
Germany 250,000 1x Gold 1983
Germany
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1983
Hong Kong 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Japan 174,780 Oricon charts
Japan
Sales: 174,780
Certification / note: Oricon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Netherlands 50,000 1x Gold 1983
Netherlands
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1983
New Zeland 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 40,000 Year-end list 1983
Norway
Sales: 40,000
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1983
United Kingdom 300,000 1x Platinum 19 August, 1983
United Kingdom
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 19 August, 1983
United States 8,164,000 8x Platinum 17 December, 2001
United States
Sales: 8,164,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 17 December, 2001
Yugoslavia 87,849 Yugopapir 1984
Yugoslavia
Sales: 87,849
Certification / note: Yugopapir
Certification Date / sales as of: 1984
Worldwide sales 20,000,000 Universal Music Japan
Total
Sales: 20,000,000
Source: Universal Music Japan