THE JOSHUA TREE by U2 sales and awards

According to U2 official site, THE JOSHUA TREE by U2 has sold 25,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (12,000,000 copies), United Kingdom (2,880,000 copies) and Canada (1,203,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

THE JOSHUA TREE certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 120,000 2x Platinum
Argentina
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Australia 350,000 5x Platinum JULY 1996
Australia
Sales: 350,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: JULY 1996
Austria 75,000 3x Gold 11 December, 1990
Austria
Sales: 75,000
Certification / note: 3x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 11 December, 1990
Canada 1,203,000 1x Diamond 1987
Canada
Sales: 1,203,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
Finland 27,965 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 27,965
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 800,000 2x Platinum + 2x Gold 1992 / 1995
France
Sales: 800,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum + 2x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992 / 1995
Germany 1,000,000 2x Platinum 1987
Germany
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
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 150,590 Oricon charts
Japan
Sales: 150,590
Certification / note: Oricon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Mexico 100,000 1x Gold 21 October, 1999
Mexico
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 21 October, 1999
Netherlands 100,000 1x Platinum 1987
Netherlands
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
New Zeland 210,000 14x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 210,000
Certification / note: 14x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 45,815 Year-end list 1987
Norway
Sales: 45,815
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
Portugal 20,000 1x Gold 1987
Portugal
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
Spain 400,000 3x Platinum + 1x Platinum 1987
Spain
Sales: 400,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum + 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
United Kingdom 2,880,000 9x Platinum 20 December, 2018
United Kingdom
Sales: 2,880,000
Certification / note: 9x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 December, 2018
United States 12,000,000 10x Platinum 11 September, 1995
United States
Sales: 12,000,000
Certification / note: 10x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 11 September, 1995
Worldwide sales 25,000,000 U2 official site
Total
Sales: 25,000,000
Source: U2 official site