Economics Corner

These reports are designed for crafters, traders and other players of the AH. You can find the following tables on this page:

  • Profession Popularity
  • Profession Popularity at level 80
  • Most Popular Gems
  • Most Popular Glyphs

Profession Popularity

This table shows the popularity of each profession across the entire population. Percentages are normalized so they should add up to 100. But since a significant number of toons have fewer than two professions, they always end up adding up to less than 100%.

Profession Popularity
Mining 18%
Herbalism 11%
Enchanting 10%
Jewelcrafting 9%
Skinning 9%
Alchemy 8%
Tailoring 8%
Engineering 7%
Blacksmithing 6%
Leatherworking 6%
Inscription 4%

Profession Popularity at Level 80

This table shows the popularity of each profession for level 80 characters.

Profession Popularity
Mining 18%
Herbalism 11%
Enchanting 10%
Jewelcrafting 10%
Skinning 9%
Alchemy 8%
Tailoring 8%
Blacksmithing 6%
Leatherworking 6%
Engineering 6%
Inscription 4%

Most Popular Gems

This table shows the most popular gems in the game, down to a cutoff at 0.1%.

Gem Colour Popularity
Runed Cardinal Ruby red 9.5%
Solid Majestic Zircon blue 6.5%
Reckless Ametrine orange 6.0%
Bold Cardinal Ruby red 5.7%
Purified Dreadstone purple 5.2%
Fractured Cardinal Ruby red 4.2%
Delicate Cardinal Ruby red 3.3%
Quick King's Amber yellow 3.2%
Chaotic Skyflare Diamond meta 2.5%
Brilliant King's Amber yellow 2.3%
Bright Cardinal Ruby red 2.0%
Nightmare Tear null 1.9%
Inscribed Ametrine orange 1.6%
Relentless Earthsiege Diamond meta 1.5%
Runed Scarlet Ruby red 1.4%
Solid Sky Sapphire blue 1.4%
Luminous Ametrine orange 1.2%
Potent Ametrine orange 1.1%
Smooth King's Amber yellow 1.1%
Rigid King's Amber yellow 1.0%
Sovereign Dreadstone purple 1.0%
Deadly Ametrine orange 1.0%
Bold Scarlet Ruby red 1.0%
Austere Earthsiege Diamond meta 1.0%
Shifting Dreadstone purple 0.9%
Glowing Dreadstone purple 0.8%
Runed Dragon's Eye red 0.8%
Insightful Earthsiege Diamond meta 0.8%
Royal Dreadstone purple 0.7%
Mysterious Dreadstone purple 0.7%
Enduring Eye of Zul green 0.7%
Balanced Twilight Opal purple 0.7%
Solid Dragon's Eye blue 0.6%
Bright Scarlet Ruby red 0.6%
Rigid Autumn's Glow yellow 0.6%
Stark Ametrine orange 0.6%
Balanced Dreadstone purple 0.6%
Bold Dragon's Eye red 0.6%
Ember Skyflare Diamond meta 0.6%
Vivid Eye of Zul green 0.5%
Regal Dreadstone purple 0.5%
Stormy Majestic Zircon blue 0.5%
Brilliant Autumn's Glow yellow 0.5%
Smooth Autumn's Glow yellow 0.5%
Delicate Scarlet Ruby red 0.5%
Precise Cardinal Ruby red 0.5%
Purified Twilight Opal purple 0.4%
Sparkling Majestic Zircon blue 0.4%
Puissant Dreadstone purple 0.4%
Energized Eye of Zul green 0.4%
Intricate Eye of Zul green 0.4%
Dazzling Eye of Zul green 0.3%
Fractured Dragon's Eye red 0.3%
Kharmaa's Grace yellow 0.3%
Guardian's Dreadstone purple 0.3%
Defender's Dreadstone purple 0.3%
Jagged Eye of Zul green 0.3%
Wicked Ametrine orange 0.3%
Etched Ametrine orange 0.3%
Veiled Ametrine orange 0.3%
Deadly Monarch Topaz orange 0.3%
Pristine Monarch Topaz orange 0.3%
Sparkling Sky Sapphire blue 0.3%
Quick Autumn's Glow yellow 0.3%
Sovereign Twilight Opal purple 0.3%
Glowing Twilight Opal purple 0.3%
Bright Dragon's Eye red 0.2%
Shifting Twilight Opal purple 0.2%
Thick Autumn's Glow yellow 0.2%
Stormy Sky Sapphire blue 0.2%
Bold Bloodstone red 0.2%
Runed Bloodstone red 0.2%
Enduring Forest Emerald green 0.2%
Dazzling Forest Emerald green 0.2%
Luminous Monarch Topaz orange 0.2%
Potent Monarch Topaz orange 0.2%
Reckless Monarch Topaz orange 0.2%
Royal Twilight Opal purple 0.2%
Inscribed Monarch Topaz orange 0.2%
Durable Ametrine orange 0.2%
Fierce Ametrine orange 0.2%
Glinting Ametrine orange 0.2%
Deft Ametrine orange 0.2%
Accurate Ametrine orange 0.2%
Seer's Eye of Zul green 0.2%
Lustrous Majestic Zircon blue 0.2%
Thick King's Amber yellow 0.2%
Mystic King's Amber yellow 0.2%
Runed Stormjewel red 0.2%
Swift Skyflare Diamond meta 0.2%
Tireless Skyflare Diamond meta 0.2%
Delicate Dragon's Eye red 0.2%
Brilliant Dragon's Eye yellow 0.2%
Quick Dragon's Eye yellow 0.2%
Bracing Earthsiege Diamond meta 0.2%

Most Popular Glyphs

This table shows the most popular glyphs in the game, down to a cutoff at 0.1%. Data is from level 80 toons only, and major and minor glyphs are combined in the one table.

Glyph Type Popularity
Glyph of Lay on Hands minor 2.0 %
Glyph of Raise Dead minor 2.0 %
Glyph of Horn of Winter minor 1.9 %
Glyph of Unburdened Rebirth minor 1.8 %
Glyph of Pestilence minor 1.7 %
Glyph of Levitate minor 1.6 %
Glyph of Slow Fall minor 1.5 %
Glyph of Renewed Life minor 1.2 %
Glyph of Judgement major 1.2 %
Glyph of Thorns minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Mend Pet minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Feign Death minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Drain Soul minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Bloodrage minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Blessing of Kings minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Sense Undead minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Shadowfiend minor 1.1 %
Glyph of Vanish minor 1.0 %
Glyph of Battle minor 1.0 %
Glyph of Water Walking minor 1.0 %
Glyph of Blessing of Might minor 1.0 %
Glyph of the Wild minor 1.0 %
Glyph of Molten Armor major 1.0 %
Glyph of Water Shield minor 0.9 %
Glyph of Charge minor 0.9 %
Glyph of Blurred Speed minor 0.9 %
Glyph of Fortitude minor 0.9 %
Glyph of Safe Fall minor 0.8 %
Glyph of Unending Breath minor 0.8 %
Glyph of Seal of Vengeance major 0.8 %
Glyph of Serpent Sting major 0.8 %
Glyph of Arcane Intellect minor 0.8 %
Glyph of Dark Death major 0.8 %
Glyph of Mutilate major 0.7 %
Glyph of Life Tap major 0.7 %
Glyph of Revive Pet minor 0.7 %
Glyph of Steady Shot major 0.7 %
Glyph of Mind Flay major 0.7 %
Glyph of Arcane Missiles major 0.7 %
Glyph of Flash Heal major 0.7 %
Glyph of Death Strike major 0.7 %
Glyph of Arcane Blast major 0.7 %
Glyph of the Penguin minor 0.7 %
Glyph of Blessing of Wisdom minor 0.6 %
Glyph of Thunder Clap minor 0.6 %
Glyph of Cleaving major 0.6 %
Glyph of Kill Shot major 0.6 %
Glyph of Divine Plea major 0.6 %
Glyph of Icy Touch major 0.6 %
Glyph of Dash minor 0.6 %
Glyph of the Ghoul major 0.6 %
Glyph of Shadow major 0.6 %
Glyph of Power Word: Shield major 0.6 %
Glyph of Holy Light major 0.6 %
Glyph of Exorcism major 0.6 %
Glyph of Swiftmend major 0.6 %
Glyph of Conflagrate major 0.6 %
Glyph of Aquatic Form minor 0.6 %
Glyph of Disease major 0.6 %
Glyph of Command minor 0.6 %
Glyph of Earth Shield major 0.5 %
Glyph of Hammer of the Righteous major 0.5 %
Glyph of Penance major 0.5 %
Glyph of Sinister Strike major 0.5 %
Glyph of Fading minor 0.5 %
Glyph of Incinerate major 0.5 %
Glyph of Consecration major 0.5 %
Glyph of Chain Heal major 0.5 %
Glyph of Death and Decay major 0.5 %
Glyph of Obliterate major 0.5 %
Glyph of Blocking major 0.5 %
Glyph of Whirlwind major 0.5 %
Glyph of Souls minor 0.5 %
Glyph of the Wise minor 0.5 %
Glyph of Shadow Protection minor 0.5 %
Glyph of Astral Recall minor 0.4 %
Glyph of Frost Ward minor 0.4 %
Glyph of Fire Ward minor 0.4 %
Glyph of Devastate major 0.4 %
Glyph of Heroic Strike major 0.4 %
Glyph of Blood Tap minor 0.4 %
Glyph of Explosive Shot major 0.4 %
Glyph of Nourish major 0.4 %
Glyph of Lava major 0.4 %
Glyph of Seal of Wisdom major 0.4 %
Glyph of Lesser Healing Wave major 0.4 %
Glyph of Lightning Bolt major 0.4 %
Glyph of Moonfire major 0.4 %
Glyph of Flash of Light major 0.4 %
Glyph of Starfire major 0.4 %
Glyph of Innervate major 0.4 %
Glyph of Evocation major 0.4 %
Glyph of Eviscerate major 0.4 %
Glyph of Shadow Word: Pain major 0.4 %
Glyph of Vigor major 0.4 %
Glyph of Hunger for Blood major 0.4 %
Glyph of Killing Spree major 0.4 %
Glyph of Quick Decay major 0.4 %
Glyph of Rapid Rejuvenation major 0.3 %
Glyph of Howling Blast major 0.3 %
Glyph of Totem of Wrath major 0.3 %
Glyph of Haunt major 0.3 %
Glyph of Dancing Rune Weapon major 0.3 %
Glyph of Challenging Roar minor 0.3 %
Glyph of Water Breathing minor 0.3 %
Glyph of Hunter's Mark major 0.3 %
Glyph of Felguard major 0.3 %
Glyph of Immolate major 0.3 %
Glyph of Rejuvenation major 0.3 %
Glyph of Maul major 0.3 %
Glyph of Insect Swarm major 0.3 %
Glyph of Starfall major 0.3 %
Glyph of Seal of Command major 0.3 %
Glyph of Circle of Healing major 0.3 %
Glyph of Prayer of Healing major 0.3 %
Glyph of Renew major 0.3 %
Glyph of Stormstrike major 0.3 %
Glyph of Flame Shock major 0.3 %
Glyph of Wild Growth major 0.3 %
Glyph of Beacon of Light major 0.3 %
Glyph of Living Bomb major 0.3 %
Glyph of Frost Strike major 0.3 %
Glyph of Ghost Wolf minor 0.3 %
Glyph of Mortal Strike major 0.3 %
Glyph of Execution major 0.3 %
Glyph of Enduring Victory minor 0.3 %
Glyph of Kilrogg minor 0.3 %
Glyph of Enslave Demon minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Rending major 0.2 %
Glyph of Frost Armor minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Distract minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Pick Lock minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Rune Strike major 0.2 %
Glyph of Scourge Strike major 0.2 %
Glyph of Vampiric Blood major 0.2 %
Glyph of Death's Embrace minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Sunder Armor major 0.2 %
Glyph of Plague Strike major 0.2 %
Glyph of Ice Barrier major 0.2 %
Glyph of Holy Shock major 0.2 %
Glyph of Dispersion major 0.2 %
Glyph of Guardian Spirit major 0.2 %
Glyph of Savage Roar major 0.2 %
Glyph of Thunderstorm minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Seal of Light major 0.2 %
Glyph of Water Mastery major 0.2 %
Glyph of Windfury Weapon major 0.2 %
Glyph of Inner Fire major 0.2 %
Glyph of Crusader Strike major 0.2 %
Glyph of Righteous Defense major 0.2 %
Glyph of Mangle major 0.2 %
Glyph of Shred major 0.2 %
Glyph of Rip major 0.2 %
Glyph of Curse of Exhausion minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Frenzied Regeneration major 0.2 %
Glyph of Fireball major 0.2 %
Glyph of Corruption major 0.2 %
Glyph of the Hawk major 0.2 %
Glyph of Aimed Shot major 0.2 %
Glyph of Bestial Wrath major 0.2 %
Glyph of Rupture major 0.2 %
Glyph of Pick Pocket minor 0.2 %
Glyph of the Pack minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Scare Beast minor 0.2 %
Glyph of Bladestorm major 0.2 %
Glyph of Stoneclaw Totem major 0.2 %
Glyph of Feral Spirit major 0.2 %
Glyph of Riptide major 0.2 %
Glyph of Fan of Knives major 0.2 %
Glyph of Tricks of the Trade major 0.2 %
Glyph of Pain Suppression major 0.2 %
Glyph of Divine Storm major 0.2 %
Glyph of Survival Instincts major 0.2 %
Glyph of Eternal Water major 0.2 %