Jan ABCs: All online news sites see spike in traffic

16 Feb 2017  |  Newsline Staff 
Jan ABCs: All online news sites see spike in traffic

In an unusual turn of events, all online news sites recorded an increase in traffic in January - with some huge spikes across the board.

The Independent managed to increase its online audience by 34.5% period-on-period - an extra 1.24 million browsers a day to draw in a total of more than 4.83 million.

Dailystar.co.uk was also up by more than a third (33.4%) to 993,400.

An 11.8% period-on-period increase in average daily browsers took MailOnline's online audience to 15.64 million, while Trinity Mirror's digital portfolio was up 16.2% PoP to 9.5 million.

Meanwhile, the Sun was up 20.2%, Telegraph 15.3%, express.co.uk 16%, Metro 17.4% and Evening Standard 22.1%.

 

ABC online newspapers - Jan 2017
Site January 17 daily average unique browsers December 16 daily average unique browsers Actual change % change
MailOnline 15,641,619 13,991,063 1,650,556 11.80
Trinity Mirror Group - Digital 9,492,715 8,169,583 1,323,132 16.20
Mirror Group Nationals 5,453,722 4,959,702 494,020 9.96
The Independent 4,830,779 3,592,622 1,238,157 34.46
Trinity Mirror Regional Network 4,385,175 3,474,605 910,570 26.21
The Sun 4,247,921 3,535,199 712,722 20.16
Telegraph 4,044,489 3,507,340 537,149 15.31
express.co.uk 1,637,521 1,411,097 226,424 16.05
Metro 1,590,809 1,354,922 235,887 17.41
dailystar.co.uk 993,425 744,876 248,549 33.37
Manchester Evening News 785,747 652,881 132,866 20.35
Evening Standard 664,843 544,339 120,504 22.14
Liverpool Echo 555,616 456,622 98,994 21.68
Wales Online 381,989 292,824 89,165 30.45
Birmingham Mail 357,713 277,760 79,953 28.78
Chronicle Live 277,533 213,447 64,086 30.02
GazetteLive 134,347 103,268 31,079 30.10
Hull Daily Mail (Web) 129,197 104,163 25,034 24.03
Nottingham Post (Web) 113,624 92,122 21,502 23.34
Bristol Post (Web) 112,586 93,953 18,633 19.83
Daily Post (Wales) 99,963 81,125 18,838 23.22
Plymouth Herald (Web) 94,161 80,255 13,906 17.33
Stoke Sentinel 91,204 79,480 11,724 14.75
Derby Telegraph (Web) 89,697 71,090 18,607 26.17
Coventry Telegraph 86,979 66,321 20,658 31.15
Huddersfield Daily Examiner 85,190 50,459 34,731 68.83
Leicester Mercury (Web) 83,230 60,760 22,470 36.98
South Wales Evening Post (Web) 67,178 51,222 15,956 31.15
Get Surrey 58,660 52,395 6,265 11.96
Cambridge News (Web) 52,144 42,323 9,821 23.20
Grimsby Telegraph (Web) 46,904 38,408 8,496 22.12
Get Reading 45,404 44,518 886 1.99
Visiter.co.uk 14,731 12,885 1,846 14.33
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