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Daily newspaper circulation in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

The Daily Mirror was the highest circulating daily newspaper in the United Kingdom as of April 2019. The Daily Mirror is a British national tabloid newspaper owned by Reach plc. In 2019, the Sunday Mirror, the sister paper of the Daily Mirror, ranked third among the highest circulating Sunday newspapers in the UK.

Newspaper circulation in the UK

Circulation is the number of copies distributed on an average day. It is not the same as copies sold, due to the fact that some newspapers are available to readers at no cost. On a year-on-year circulation growth basis, all newspapers in the United Kingdom have witnessed a decline in circulation in 2019 compared to 2018, with some seeing a decrease of as much as 18 percent.

Newspaper revenue and expenditure

Expenditure on newspapers in the UK based on volume has seen a decrease of about 2.6 billion British pounds during the last 10 years. Revenues from the printing of newspapers in the United Kingdom will fall to a forecasted 35 million U.S. dollars in 2023, down from over 152 million U.S. Dollars in 2011.

Circulation of daily newspapers in the United Kingdom (UK) as of April 2019

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United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

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