Other Information

This page contains all of the information that I have for countries that don't yet have enough information for their own pages. There are some charts, and some sales figures.

Brazil sales are courtesy of Michael Hartmann as is most of the Abba Gold information from around the world. Hungary information and Czech chart runs thanks to Tino Bensen, with additional Hungary information from Toby Petterson and Walter Alfonso Morales Castañeda. Singapore courtesy of Neil Barber, Poland courtesy of Colin Hughes. Poland accreditation and the accreditation key is courtesy of John Boylan. Hungary Fernando via Carl Magnus Palm. Portugal The Visitors via Ján Havran.

Poland

Poland Singles
DateTitleHP
1982The Visitors06
1982I Know There's Something Going On (Frida)03
1982The Day Before You Came04
1983Cassandra27
1983When All Is Said And Done09
1983Under Attack11
1983Thank You For The Music20
1985One Night In Bangkok (Chess)07
1998Our Last Summer18
1999Lay All Your Love On Me37

Poland Albums
DateTitleHPTI
05/02/07Number Ones2207+
08/09/0818 Hits0822
27/05/13A (Agnetha)3801

Abba - 250,000 copies.

Singapore

Singapore Album
TitleHP
The Definitive Collection01

Greece

Greece Album
DateTitleHPTI
11/11/05Abba Gold3503

Hungary

Hungarian chart information is sourced from Mahasz.

Hungary Single
DateTitleHPTI
??/??/77Fernando01??
??/??/08Mamma Mia0704

Hungary Albums
DateTitleHPTI
??/12/92Abba Gold1059
04/07/93More Abba Gold1608
21/11/0518 Hits1910
29/12/06Number Ones2708
??/??/??The Albums (Box Set)3201

Hungary DVD
TitleHPTI
16 Hits0613
In Concert1201
Number Ones1203
Abba - The Movie1207
Abba Gold1401
Abba In Japan0606

Sales Figures for Brazil

In Brazil, certifications are as follows -

100,000 sales is Gold for International albums released before 2001.
30,000 sales is Gold for International albums released between 2006 and 2009.
60,000 sales is Platinum for International albums released between 2006 and 2009.

The above are from the ABPD web site.

The ABBA certifications below are from here. Anything prior to Abba Gold is unconfirmed.

Brazil - Sales Figures
TitleSales
Chiquitita (Spanish Version)120,000
Chiquitita700,000
Voulez-Vous (Album)1,500,000
The Winner Takes It All300,000
Super Trouper (Album)700,000
Abba Gold100,000 - Gold
The Definitive Collection30,000 - Gold
18 Hits60,000 - Platinum

Czech Republic Chart Runs

Czech Republic
DateTitlePositions
wk 05/00Abba Gold27,30,34
wk 01/05The Abba Story13,16,15,16,26,28,31

Estonia Chart Runs

Estonia
DateTitlePositions
??/11/06Number Ones (Single Disc)5,8,3,9,40,14,5,2,2,4,10,6,35,10,8,17,78,
??/11/06Number Ones (Double Disc)9,0,0,29,35,7,0,25,9,13,21
??/01/07The Definitive Collection24,21,69,36,82,26,63,0,0,0,54,
??/01/0718 Hits74,45,23,69,34,0,0,75,0,73
??/01/07Abba Gold91,35,0,0,50
??/03/07Greatest Hits24

Number Ones on the Eurochart

Eurochart included charts from The Netherlands, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Spain.

Dancing Queen - #1 for 10 weeks.
Money Money Money - #1 for 4 weeks.
Knowing Me, Knowing You - #1 for 4 weeks.
The Name Of The Game - #1 for 7 weeks.
Take A Chance On Me - #1 for 4 weeks.
Summer Night City - #1 for 1 week.
Chiquitita - #1 for 2 weeks.
Does Your Mother Know - #1 for 3 weeks.
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - #1 for 7 weeks.
I Have A Dream - #1 for 3 weeks.
The Winner Takes It All - #1 for 7 weeks.
Super Trouper - #1 for 8 weeks.
One Of Us - #1 for 6 weeks.

When additional charts are added - Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, Norway and Sweden, ABBA get some additional number ones on the Eurocharts.

Waterloo - #1 for 9 weeks.
SOS - #1 for 4 weeks.
Mamma Mia - #1 for 6 weeks.
Fernando - #1 for 18 weeks.

Sales Awards from Around The World

Please note that if a country is included on the main pages, the accreditation information is not here, but in the additional information section for that country, with the exception of Ireland and South Africa.

Key to Accreditations

Brazil - Gold = 100,000.
Chile - Platinum = 20,000.
Czech Republic - Platinum = 50,000.
Denmark - Gold = 25,000.
Denmark - Platinum = 50,000.
Greece - Gold = 50,000.
Hong Kong - Gold = 10,000.
Hong Kong - Platinum = 20,000.
Hungary - Platinum = 50,000.
Iceland - Gold = unknown.
India - Platinum = 20,000.
Israel - Silver = 10,000.
Israel - Gold = 20,000.
Israel - Platinum = 40,000.
Korea - Platinum = 100,000.
Malaysia - Gold = unknown.
Malaysia - Platinum = 25,000.
Poland - Platinum = 40,000.
Portugal - Gold = 20,000.
Portugal - Platinum = 40,000.
Singapore - Platinum = 15,000.
Taiwan - Platinum = 50,000.
Thailand - Gold = 25,000.
Venezuela - Silver = 5,000.

Abba Gold
CountryAccreditationHP
BelgiumPlatinum x 601
BrazilGold
ChilePlatinum x 3
Czech RepublicPlatinum x 3
DenmarkPlatinum x 6
Hong KongPlatinum x 6
HungaryPlatinum
IcelandGold
IndiaPlatinum
IsraelPlatinum
KoreaPlatinum
MalaysiaPlatinum x 401
PolandPlatinum??
PortugalPlatinum x 201
SingaporePlatinum x 1101
TaiwanPlatinum x 7
ThailandGold
VenezuelaSilver

More Abba Gold
CountryAccreditationHP
BrazilGold
DenmarkPlatinum (150,544)
IrelandSilver
MalaysiaGold
PortugalGold
SingaporePlatinum
South AfricaPlatinum

The Definitive Collection
CountryAccreditationHP
DenmarkGold
Korea143,336 copies

Love Stories
CountryAccreditationHP
PortugalPlatinum

Additional Accreditations

Hong Kong accreditations from here.

Hong Kong - Gold - Abba, The Best of Abba, Arrival, Voulez-Vous, The Visitors, Greatest Hits Vol.2

Hong Kong - Platinum - Greatest Hits, Abba - The Album, The Very Best of Abba, Super Trouper

Greece - Gold - Greatest Hits, Abba - The Album

Israel - Silver - Arrival

Israel - Gold - Abba - The Album
Israel - Gold - Super Trouper

Poland - Gold - Waterloo, The Best of Abba, Arrival, Number Ones, 18 Hits

Brazil - Gold - The Definitive Collection

Portugal - Platinum - The Visitors - 2nd best selling album of 1982 in Portugal!

Taiwan - Greatest Hits (4,500 copies sold), Arrival (3,500 copies sold), Voulez-Vous (2,500 copies sold).

Czechoslovakia - Abba - The Album (100,000 copies sold).

Hungary - Voulez-Vous (75,000 copies sold).


Maintained by Trent Nickson.
Last updated: 27 March 2016.