Italian weekly magazines ranked in March 2020, by copies sold

Which are the most popular Italian magazines? As of March 2020, the weekly magazine TV Sorrisi e Canzoni had the highest print and digital circulation in Italy, about 395 thousand copies. Published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, TV Sorrisi e Canzoni is a listings magazine, namely focusing on upcoming events like broadcast media shows, music, and films. Furthermore, Settimanale Di Più, by Cairo Editore, followed with a circulation of roughly 379 thousand copies. Moreover, another weekly magazine, Telesette, ranked third in the list.

Readers of weekly newspapers in Italy

Considering the popularity of weekly publications in Italy, it is interesting to understand the profile of their readers. As of December 2019, most Italians reading weekly newspapers were aged 65 and older. In fact, if looking at the readers’ occupations, data reveal that most of them were retirees.

Readers of monthly magazines in Italy

When comparing readers of weekly newspapers with those of monthly magazines in Italy, the scenario changes. As of December 2019, most Italian readers of monthly publications were aged between 45 and 54. However, although the number of employees was consistent, most of them were retirees.

Italian weekly magazines by copies sold in March 2020

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March 2020

Supplementary notes

* Includes print and digital copies.

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