ABC Print circulation drops

ABC Print circulation.


Print circulation have fallen throughout the board on the UK’s regional dailies – however the newest ABC figures present the tempo of decline has slowed for the reason that pandemic hit.

ABC has printed knowledge for 41 dailies for the interval July to December 2021, with the outcomes revealing no will increase in paid-for print circulation when put next with identical interval in 2020.

Nevertheless, the figures present the overwhelming majority of newspapers to be audited recorded a decrease proportion lower in circulation than within the latter half of 2020.

Belfast-based each day the Irish Information held up finest over the interval, recording only a 4pc drop in circulation.

Print circulation
The circulations of The Scotsman, Ipswich Star, East Anglian Each day Instances, Belfast Information Letter, Japanese Each day Press and Aberdeen Press & Journal additionally declined by solely single-digit figures.

The comparative figures, put collectively by HTFP from uncooked knowledge offered by ABC, embody paid-for single copies, paid-for a number of copies – identified colloquially as ‘bulks’ – and paid-for subscriptions.

The figures present Aberdeen each day the Press & Journal stays the UK newspaper with the very best mixed print circulation when the three elements are taken into consideration.

Solely the P&J, Irish Information, Dundee Courier and Liverpool Echo now document circulations above the 20,000 mark by that metric.

We’ve got excluded free copies from our evaluation of the information as they’re solely recorded by 5 regional each day titles – the Brighton Argus, Manchester Night Information, Shropshire Star, Wolverhampton Specific & Star and York Press.

Equally, we’ve got excluded subscriptions to digital editions from our evaluation of the information as solely a handful of titles recorded figures for these.

Quite a lot of each day titles are now not registered with ABC together with the Northern Echo and the Blackpool Gazette, whereas others such because the Newcastle Journal and Shields Gazette solely publish figures masking an entire calendar 12 months.

The complete record of regional dailies so as of paid-for circulation lower is under.

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