ABC Print circulation drops

ABC Print circulation.

Print circulation have fallen all through the board on the UK’s regional dailies – nonetheless the most recent ABC figures current the tempo of decline has slowed given that pandemic hit.

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

Nonetheless, the figures current the overwhelming majority of newspapers to be audited recorded a decrease proportion lower in circulation than inside the latter half of 2020.

Belfast-based every day the Irish Data held up most interesting over the interval, recording solely a 4pc drop in circulation.

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

The comparative figures, put collectively by HTFP from raw information supplied by ABC, embody paid-for single copies, paid-for plenty of copies – recognized colloquially as ‘bulks’ – and paid-for subscriptions.

The figures current Aberdeen every day the Press & Journal stays the UK newspaper with the perfect blended print circulation when the three components are considered.

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

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

Equally, we have got excluded subscriptions to digital editions from our analysis of the data as solely a handful of titles recorded figures for these.

Numerous every day titles are actually not registered with ABC along with the Northern Echo and the Blackpool Gazette, whereas others such as a result of the Newcastle Journal and Shields Gazette solely publish figures masking a complete calendar 12 months.

The entire document of regional dailies in order of paid-for circulation decrease is underneath.

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