£240 million: The boost to the economy, with Britons toasting the newborn and buying memorabilia.
25300: Tweets per minute on day of the birth as people rushed to spread the news.
16: The number of countries where William and Kate's son will eventually be head of state.
£1.5million: Money taken in bets on the royal baby by one company alone, with almost all punters wrongly suggesting Kate was carrying a girl.
1948: The last time the Home Secretary would have been required to attend a royal birth to ensure no illegitimate newborns were smuggled in to replace the true ‘heir to the throne’.
120 years ago: the last time a serving monarch met a great-grandchild in direct succession to their throne.
5,000: Number of changes rung in a specially-composed peal at Westminster Abbey lasting three hours called Cambridge Surprise Royal.
41: Shots fired in gun salute at Green Park in honour of the new future King.
Four hours: The time spent by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their baby before sharing their happy announcement with the world.
8lb 60z: Weight of the bouncing baby boy.