You may not have even thought about it until now (I know I didn’t), but when you look back, doesn’t it seem like Harry’s class at Hogwarts was a bit… Small?
Author J.K. Rowling has previously stated that around 1,000 students attended the wizarding school during Harry’s era. So why are there only 18 boys in Harry’s year?
One fan, Tumblr user (of course) marauders4evr has a theory centering on Voldemort and his rise to power.
Which, now that we think about it, is a little sad.