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    How many active Amigas exists in the world?

    I am thinking in how many active Amiga Fans with real Amigas there are in the world....

    It's quite difficult to say, but how much?
    Do you think there are 5000 active amiga users? 10.000? Or much less, 1000? or much more 20.000?

    Give your opinion.
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    That is a very hard question to answer as there is no real way of knowing. I would guess it is much more than 1000, but have no way of knowing the actual number. There are of course many thousands of Amiga fans around who now use Amiga emulation rather than the real Amigas, but equally there are become more real users who are digging their Amigas out from storage and using them again.

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    World-wide Sales by Year

    Year-----Machine----------Units sold-----Source
    1992--------A600-----------200,000-----Amiga Format May 1993
    1992-------A1200------------44,000-----(Oct - Dec)
    1992---Other Amigas--------146,000

    1993-------A1200-----------100,000-----(Jan - Aug?) Amiga Format September 1993

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    Here's a better overview:

    Year
    Machine
    Units sold
    Source
    1992
    A600
    200.000
    Amiga Format May 1993
    1992
    A1200
    44.000
    (Oct - Dec)
    1992
    Other Amigas
    146.000
     
    1993
    A1200
    100.000
    (Jan - Aug?) Amiga Format September 1993

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    It's impossible to work out how many are still being used or even still working based on sales figures though. Total Amiga sales for all models totalled over 5 million, but I doubt a large proportion of these are still working or even existing. I know many people who just threw them in the skip/local refuse centre!

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    I dont know how is the situation in Uk, but here in PT, i used to have more then 10 friends with Amigas back in early 90s. Now, i dont know anyone here, i fell alone in my country
    I am going to make a very simple website in Portuguese with photos of my A1200 and banners to link to classicaamiga.com and exlpain a litle bit how to buy. i hope that gets any atention thru Portuguese and Brazilian old fans.

    I search for any homepages about Amiga in Portugal and i didnt find anything....
    In brazil there are some pages.
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    I gave mine, along with the A570 CD drive to my local charity shop.

    A couple of weeks later, I decided I wanted it back... but it had been sold!
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    I'm quite sure there are still plenty of people about who have Amigas (even in Portugal!), but as to how many are still actively using one? I'd wager it's not a whole lot. Simple consumer behaviour ... once there are bigger toys out, one tends to flock over to the new toys, leaving old ones collecting dust in a dark corner. There's also space constraints to take into account; not everyone can afford to stick both an Amiga, PC, console (with accompanying monitor/display) in their homes without running out of space.

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    your are right Sharingan, and many of them have Amigas but dont go to foruns or websites to much, so is quite difficult to say a number.

    Talking about active people, that have an Amiga set up and working, i think we are no more them 5000...
    there are a lot of people that dont have an Amiga but are into emulation, so that number will be bigger...
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