200 000

Finweek English Edition - - THE WEEK -

Lo­cal print me­dia cir­cu­la­tion fig­ures have been on a down­ward spi­ral for a few years now, and the newly re­leased fig­ures for the first quar­ter of 2016 in­di­cate that this trend is set to con­tinue. Dur­ing the first quar­ter of the year, daily news­pa­per cir­cu­la­tion fell by just over 200 000 year-on-year from 1 536 073 in 2015 to 1 332 331. Mark­lives.com re­ported that cir­cu­la­tion fig­ures for weekly pa­pers also dropped, from 587 237 to 526 674. Mean­while, it re­ported, to­tal mag­a­zine sales over the same pe­riod de­creased by al­most 600 000, from 5 720 107 to 5 154 329.

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