Girl Scout Cookie Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Girl Scouts
Research Date: January 13th, 2015
The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad. Founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912, it was organized after Low met Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, in 1911. GSUSA aims to empower girls and to help teach values such as honesty, fairness, courage, compassion, character, sisterhood, confidence, and citizenship through activities including camping, community service, learning first aid, and earning badges by acquiring practical skills.
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Most Popular Girl Scout Cookies Percent of Sales
Thin Mints 25 %
Samoas / Caramel deLites 19 %
Peanut Butter Patties / Tagalongs 13 %
Peanut Butter Sandwich / Do-si-dos 11 %
Shortbread / Trefoils 9 %
Others (Lemon Chalet Cremes, Shout Outs!, Thank U Berry Munch, et al.) 23 %
Girl Scout Cookie Sales Statistics Data
Record for most boxes sold by a single girl (Jennifer Sharpe, age 15) 17,328
First year of Girl Scout cookie sales 1917
Annual sales revenue from Girl Scout cookies $656 million
Annual number of Girl Scout cookie boxes sold 175 million
Number of Girl Scout cookie varieties 28
Percent of sales that goes to local troops 10 %
Percent of sales that goes to the council 50 %
Girl Scout Statistics Data
Total number of girl scouts 2.3 million
Number of adult girl scout member volunteers 880,000
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