Have you ever wondered how much horror movies have grossed worldwide to date? Well you’re about to find out. According to The Numbers horror movies are responsible for a staggering $22 billion worldwide.

Our research suggests more and more people are getting into horror movies as the market share for 2017 has climbed to almost 14% – helped by the release of M. Night Shyamalan’s Split raking in a cool $259 million so far. James McAvoy, the film’s protagonist, will be proud (and with his perfomance in this film, he bloody well should be.)

It is early days, but as a horror fan, you should be proud of the genre because we’re set to dominate the scene in 2017 and beyond.

To find out more interesting facts, check out the infographic below.