Online subscriptions to news websites worldwide 2022

Leading English-language news websites worldwide from March 2021 to May 2022, by number of digital-only subscriptions

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Release date

May 2022



Survey time period

March 2021 to May 2022*

Special properties

top 15 publications taken from total ranking

Supplementary notes

*Data was taken at different times for different publications according to when the figures were publicly reported. Data was taken for the following publications at the following times:
Los Angeles Times: May 2022
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Gannett, Financial Times, News Corp Australia, The Athletic, Weather Channel, Dow Jones, The Telegraph: March 2022
The Economist: July-December 2021
Substack: November 2021
The Guardian: November 2021. This is only publication in the ranking with an entirely free website. The source noted that of the total, 419,541 were conventional subscriptions to the company;s apps, and 580,494 were “recurring contributions”.

The Washington Post: October 2021
Medium: March 2021

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