Consumer ABCs: News & Current Affairs

15 Feb 2018  |  Scarlett O'Donoghue 
Consumer ABCs: News & Current Affairs

The Economist UK edition outperformed Private Eye in the second half of 2017, with a 2.4% increase period-on-period in circulation, and 8% year-on-year.

Private Eye's circulation decreased in the second half of 2017 by -1.3% PoP and -1.4% YoY, however its circulation still stands at a solid 246,600.

The Pressdram Ltd title was closely followed by Dennis Publishing's The Week, which recorded a 0.3% PoP increase in H2 but was down -1.8% YoY. The Week Junior also performed well, reaching a circulation figure just over 48,000.

Meanwhile, Monocle reported healthy figures, up 3.4% PoP and 5% YoY, to more than 84,000.

However, it was Prospect that really stood out in the July to December 2017 period, with circulation up an impressive 36.6% PoP and 37.5% YoY.

New Statesman, only reporting yearly figures, was up nearly 3% YoY.

Print & Digital (Gross) Total Print Circulation Total Digital Circulation
Title Publisher Dec end 17 % PoP % YoY Dec end 17 % PoP % YoY Dec end 17 % PoP % YoY
The Economist - North America edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 758,068 -8.00 -10.92 545,575 -12.79 -21.58 212,493 7 38
The Economist - United Kingdom Edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 254,129 2.39 7.83 165,471 1.87 6.20 88,658 3 11.03
Private Eye Pressdram Ltd 246,628 -1.32 -1.43 246,628 -1.32 -1.43 n/a n/a n/a
The Week Dennis Publishing Limited 202,617 0.34 -1.76 202,617 0.34 -1.76 n/a n/a n/a
The Economist - Continental Europe Edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 201,419 3.53 4.53 144,783 0.05 -2.00 56,636 14 26.01
Time Magazine - EMEA (excluding BI/SA) Time Magazines Europe Ltd 192,563 n/a -20 175,524 n/a -21 17,039 n/a -1
The Economist - Asia Pacific Edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 137,970 -0.02 -2.51 83,918 -4.54 -9.47 54,052 n/a 10.69
BBC History Magazine Immediate Media Company 94,583 n/a -3.04 78,633 n/a -3.02 15,950 n/a -3.15
The Spectator excluding Australia Spectator (1828) Ltd 85,172 -0.30 6.91 60,832 0.46 0.46 24,340 n/a n/a
Monocle Winkontent Ltd 84,268 3.39 5.01 84,268 3.39 5.01 n/a n/a n/a
New Scientist - Worldwide Sales Excluding Australasia & US/Canada New Scientist Limited 78,417 n/a -3.37 64,746 n/a -6.43 13,671 n/a n/a
Time Magazine - British Isles (BI) Time Magazines Europe Ltd 76,052 n/a n/a 68,336 n/a n/a 7,716 n/a n/a
Business Traveller Magazine Perry Publications Limited 66,358 n/a 0.76 65,571 n/a 0.67 787 n/a n/a
Fortune Magazine - Europe Time Magazines Europe Ltd 58,780 n/a -32.00 55,853 n/a -32.53 2,927 n/a -19.92
The Week Junior Dennis Publishing Limited 48,017 n/a n/a 48,017 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
MoneyWeek Dennis Publishing Limited 46,081 0.31 -0.90 46,081 0.31 -0.90 n/a n/a n/a
The Oldie Oldie Publications Ltd 44,721 -1.27 -1.95 43,724 -1.54 -2.86 997 n/a 65.61
Prospect Prospect Publishing Ltd 44,670 36.62 37.55 30,039 -0.03 -3.38 14,631 n/a 809.89
New Statesman New Statesman Ltd 34,974 n/a 2.79 32,916 n/a 2.55 2,058 n/a n/a
Time Magazine - Southern Africa (SA) Time Magazines Europe Ltd 22,854 n/a n/a 21,118 n/a n/a 1,736 n/a n/a
New Scientist - US/Canadian Sales New Scientist Limited 21,329 n/a -1.74 15,511 n/a -1.89 5,818 n/a n/a
New Scientist - Australasian Sales New Scientist Limited 20,929 n/a -3.82 16,410 n/a -5.67 4,519 n/a n/a
BBC Sky at Night Immediate Media Company 20,693 n/a -11.77 17,841 n/a -15.79 2,852 n/a 25.81
The Economist - Middle East/Africa Edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 20,264 -5.95 -7.33 13,814 -9.32 -10.18 6,450 n/a -0.60
The Economist - Latin America edition The Economist Newspaper Ltd 19,821 6.16 9.06 7,425 5.86 2.46 12,396 n/a 13.44
What Franchise Aceville Publications Ltd 13,330 n/a n/a 13,330 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
The Spectator Australia Spectator (1828) Ltd 8,505 1.97 8.00 8,505 1.97 8.00 n/a n/a n/a
in-Cumbria Cumbrian Newspapers 5,278 -3.72 n/a 5,278 -3.72 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total n/a 1,436,770 n/a n/a 1,089,128 n/a n/a 269,009 n/a n/a
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