Mario Mandzukic is one of a quartet of players on nine goals. The Croatian frontman bagged that quota in 1,057 minutes out on the pitch - that's one every 117 minutes
Vedad Ibisevic's weekend hat-trick against Schalke took him up to double figures.
Thomas Müller has 1,201 minutes under his belt for Bayern Munich thus far in the Bundesliga. His nine-goal tally works out at one per 133 minutes...
...which is nine minutes "faster" than the 142 of Leverkusen's Stefan Kießling (r .), one of the three current ten-goal front-runners, alongside Ibisevic and...
...Eintracht Frankfurt's Alexander Meier (r.), whose average for his 1,436 pitch minutes is just a shade lower than Kießling's
Robert Lewandowski (l.) is having another productive season up front for champions Dortmund - nine goals in 1,334 minutes works out at one every 148
Adam Szalai (r.) of Mainz 05 completes the nine-goal contingent. The Hungarian striker has racked those up at the rate of one every 153 minutes
One player worthy of an honorary mention is Mario Gomez. Injured at the start of the campaign, he has already struck twice in his 115 on-pitch minutes, thus requiring just under an hour per strike. It's a long haul, but given his tally of 54 league goals in the past two seasons alone, Gomez could yet prove one to watch as the season unfolds