Magazine ABCs, first half of 2015: Circulations fall by average 5.3 per cent

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UK magazines saw their circulations fall by an average 5.3 per cent in the first half of 2015, according to ABC. (Picture: Shutterstock)

The biggest paid-for titles are TV Choice (down 2.1 per cent to 1,276,045), What's on TV (down 2.1 per cent to 1,015,862) and Radio Times (down 6.5 per cent to 712,927).

The best performing fully paid-for titles were Mega (up 43 per cent to 34,495) and CBeebies Magazine (up 25 per cent to 69,466).

Below is the full list of 200 magazines audited by ABC in the first half of 2015.

More in-depth stories on the ABCs can be found here:

Title Average circulation, January-June 2015 (combined print and digital) Y/Y % change
Forever Sports 90,539 45.4
Mega 34,495 42.9
CBeebies Magazine 69,466 25.4
LEGO Legends of Chima 54,370 19.1
Escapism 100,613 18
Slimming World Magazine 550,407 15.5
Square Mile 59,612 14.8
Reader's Digest 153,175 14.7
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30,764 13.4
Investors Chronicle 32,302 12.5
First News 79,431 12.4
Toxic 55,004 10
Garden Answers 22,607 8.8
Eat In 17,826 8.8
Ultimate Spider-man 32,104 8.5
Garden News 40,084 8.2
Women's Health 124,740 8
Mike The Knight 27,504 6.4
Asda Magazine 2,109,560 6.1
Bob The Builder 26,802 5.9
Elle (U.K.) 164,081 5.7
Ni4Kids 74,224 5.4
Octane 39,260 4.7
Prospect 31,425 4.7
Private Eye 228,264 4.6
Thomas and Friends 42,010 4.3
Monocle 80,171 4.1
Disney and Me 28,180 4
The Economist –  Middle East/Africa Edition 27,951 3.6
The Garden 391,654 2.8
Doctor Who Adventures Magazine 20,506 2.7
The Spectator excluding Australia 55,669 2.6
Instyle UK 150,167 2
The Economist –  United Kingdom Edition 227,914 1.9
Waitrose Kitchen 693,179 1.8
John Lewis Edition 489,212 1.7
The Week 202,842 1.7
The Oldie 46,144 1.6
Land Rover Monthly 21,593 1.4
Tesco Magazine 1,956,313 1.2
Total TV Guide 108,851 1.1
Emma's Diary Pregnancy Guide 388,506 1
Grand Designs 32,849 0.8
The Economist –  Asia Pacific Edition 153,273 0.6
Where London Magazine 75,119 0.6
Sainsbury's Magazine 218,034 0.5
Tatler 84,383 0.4
National Club Golfer 59,217 0.4
House Beautiful 112,027 0.3
Time Out 308,041 0.1
Sport 304,401 0.1
Yours 272,603 0.1
Prima 264,155 0.1
Vogue 200,058 0
Conde Nast Traveller 78,067 0
World Of Interiors 58,066 0
Jamie Magazine 50,094 0
Sparkle World 48,749 0
Lady Golfer 14,972 -0.4
Good Housekeeping 404,205 -0.6
Something Special 43,309 -1.4
Red 188,844 -1.6
Benhealth 355,209 -1.9
The Economist –  Continental Europe Edition 243,640 -1.9
TV Choice 1,276,045 -2.1
What's on TV 1,015,862 -2.1
Empire 144,653 -2.2
Harpers Bazaar 106,089 -2.2
ASOS.com 465,768 -2.3
The Spectator Australia 8,237 -2.3
Auto Express 45,312 -2.9
Girl Talk 30,448 -2.9
Jewish Chronicle 21,330 -2.9
Woman's Weekly 296,793 -3
Woman 247,403 -3
My Weekly 103,137 -3
Top Sante Health & Beauty 48,545 -3
GQ 121,085 -3.2
Your Home 120,487 -3.3
Toybox 25,110 -3.3
House & Garden 113,047 -3.4
Vanity Fair 88,009 -3.4
Esquire 56,499 -3.5
Wired 54,057 -3.5
Uncut 49,587 -3.8
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine 56,624 -4
Bella 187,095 -4.1
Woman & Home 330,407 -4.2
That's Life 241,289 -4.5
Essentials 104,197 -4.5
BBC Gardeners' World 208,948 -4.7
Mojo 67,314 -4.7
Evo 42,749 -5.2
Go Girl 39,030 -5.3
HELLO! 261,333 -5.6
Country Living 168,800 -5.6
Lonely Planet Traveller 47,130 -5.6
delicious 58,006 -6
Shortlist 502,267 -6.2
Cbeebies Special 49,354 -6.2
Men's Health 193,901 -6.4
Fireman Sam 29,028 -6.4
Radio Times 712,927 -6.5
Girl Talk Art 28,263 -6.5
The People's Friend 214,814 -6.6
TV Times 213,184 -6.6
BBC Top Gear Magazine 133,664 -6.6
National Geographic Magazine 211,513 -6.8
BBC Good Food 220,105 -7.1
Elle Decoration 66,406 -7.1
Take a Break 608,743 -7.4
Grazia 143,818 -7.4
We Love Pop Magazine 37,256 -7.4
Stylist 403,200 -7.5
Woman's Own 208,922 -7.6
Living etc 88,613 -7.6
TV & Satellite Week 138,304 -7.7
Top of the Pops 43,015 -7.7
Zoo 27,644 -7.8
WM The Womans Magazine 19,554 -7.9
Marie Claire 186,010 -8
Real People 156,478 -8
Shares 14,090 -8
BBC Home Cooking Series 20,377 -8.3
Country Homes and Interiors 85,022 -8.4
Cbeebies Art 53,378 -8.4
BBC Easy Cook 34,042 -8.5
Glamour 370,012 -8.6
Inside Soap 124,455 -8.6
Thomas Express 28,016 -8.9
Style at Home 97,911 -9
Q 43,997 -9
Closer 283,608 -9.4
Homes & Gardens 104,807 -10.2
Take a Break Series 141,647 -10.3
Peppa Pig Bag-o-Fun 67,305 -10.3
Cosmopolitan 258,448 -10.6
Chat 274,588 -11
Ideal Home 174,842 -11
Octonauts 37,977 -11.1
Disney Stars 40,044 -11.7
Pick Me Up 143,900 -12
Fun to Learn – Peppa Pig 86,059 -12.2
World of Cars 25,080 -12.5
Spirit & Destiny 34,723 -12.8
Gurgle Magazine 20,019 -13
Women's Fitness 16,871 -13.3
In The Night Garden 35,667 -14.3
Psychologies Magazine 63,112 -14.4
Doc McStuffins 35,491 -14.8
Saga Magazine 386,354 -15
Fun to Learn – Favourites 33,727 -15.1
Heat 185,355 -15.7
Kerrang! 27,667 -16.2
25 Beautiful Homes 81,559 -16.4
FHM 72,180 -16.6
Best 171,227 -16.7
Soaplife 51,428 -16.7
MoneyWeek 47,986 -17.1
Weekly News 21,823 -17.6
Mr Men & Little Miss 20,404 -18.1
Health & Fitness 17,888 -18.3
Fun to Learn – Friends 46,683 -20.1
Reveal 133,088 -20.3
Candis 121,918 -20.3
Horrible Histories 26,196 -20.6
Olive 41,126 -21.1
Disney Fairies Tinkerbell 20,002 -21.6
Men's Fitness 37,803 -21.8
Look 131,898 -22
Disney's Princess 46,545 -22.4
Now 140,289 -22.6
Peter Rabbit 28,069 -23.1
New! 251,296 -23.3
All About Soap 43,285 -23.5
Doctor Who Magazine 25,663 -23.5
Barbie 35,005 -23.9
Sofia The First 32,680 -25.3
OK! Magazine 200,015 -27.6
Ben 10 29,907 -29.3
Star 148,390 -30.1
Prima Baby 12,591 -31.9
Monster High 20,016 -33.1
Hello Kitty 20,051 -34
ES Magazine 344,363  
Foodism 109,210  
HELLO! Fashion Monthly 91,069  
Disney Frozen 91,011  
HomeStyle 70,767  
LEGO Ninjago 58,070  
OMG 52,609  
Swashbuckle 51,007  
Good Homes 50,080  
KIN Magazine 48,144  
LEGO Friends 36,074  
Skylanders Universe 23,981  
Mister Maker 21,454  
i-on Edinburgh 19,832  
Dreamworks Magazine 18,750  
Good Things 16,914  

 

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