Magazine ABCs: TV Choice tops 100 actively purchased

TV Choice remained the biggest actively purchased magazine in the UK in the second half of last year.

The H Bauer weekly magazine remained ahead of its closest rival What's on TV as the Top Five actively purchased UK magazines retained the positions they held in the first half of 2009 and year-on-year.

For each magazine Press Gazette has specified its average actively purchased sale for the second half of 2009.

The first percentage specifies the active sale component of each title's average circulation over the six month period.

The second set of percentage figures shows year-on-year increase/decrease in paid-for sales.

1. TV Choice; 1,302,382; 100.0%; -4.9%

2. What's on TV; 1,243,574; 100.0%; -5.5%

3. Radio Times; 991,561; 99.5%; -2.6%

4. Take a Break; 891,794; 100.0%; -4.4%

5. Saga Magazine; 630,305; 96.3%; -2.6%

6. New!; 587,327; 100.0%; 35.1%

7. Closer; 530,396; 100.0%; 0.1%

8. OK! Magazine; 525,990; 99.7%; 10.1%

9. Star; 477,992; 100.0%; 84.0%

10. Glamour; 462,088; 99.9%; -7.4%

11. Heat; 440,216; 98.1%; -2.3%

12. Reader's Digest; 438,097; 94.4%; -20.4%

13. Chat; 426,143; 99.9%; -6.3%

14. Good Housekeeping; 415,602; 100.0%; 1.5%

15. Now; 377,903; 99.9%; -9.0%

16. That's Life; 375,523; 100.0%; -10.4%

17. Cosmopolitan; 363,003; 100.0%; -6.4%

18. Woman & Home; 352,780; 98.3%; 4.0%

19. Sainsbury's Magazine; 335,214; 99.9%; 4.5%

20. BBC Good Food; 333,372; 99.9%; -1.1%

21. Reveal; 324,101; 100.0%; 23.4%

22. TV Times; 319,868; 99.9%; -6.5%

23. National Geographic Magazine; 318,928; 97.2%; -7.6%

24. Pick Me Up; 317,159; 100.0%; -12.3%

25. Woman's Weekly; 312,134; 100.0%; 1.0%

26. Woman; 309,342; 99.9%; -8.8%

27. Look; 307,485; 99.9%; -0.2%

28. Slimming World Magazine; 300,901; 98.9%; 4.6%

29. Best; 294,606; 100.0%; 2.1%

30. Woman's Own; 291,545; 99.9%; -8.2%

31. Prima; 281,723; 100.0%; 1.3%

32. Peoples Friend; 278,865; 100.0%; -5.9%

33. Love It!; 275,777; 100.0%; -15.9%

34. Yours; 262,845; 92.9%; -12.7%

35. Candis; 253,451; 96.1%; -8.1%

36. Bella; 250,233; 100.0%; 13.0%

37. Hello!; 240,850; 68.7%; -5.9%

38. Company; 233,141; 100.0%; 0.5%

39. Marie Claire; 229,054; 91.1%; -15.1%

40. Grazia; 216,892; 96.9%; 3.5%

41. Red; 214,326; 97.3%; 0.1%

42. Men's Health; 213,313; 94.1%; -0.7%

43. BBC Gardeners' World; 213,068; 99.8%; -2.0%

44. Real People; 208,990; 100.0%; 0.3%

45. Weightwatchers Magazine; 199,460; 99.9%; 4.2%

46. Private Eye; 198,982; 99.9%; 3.5%

47. FHM; 186,599; 90.3%; -15.9%

 

48. TV & Satellite Week; 185,398; 99.9%; 1.1%

49. Ideal Home; 182,422; 99.9%; -2.0%

50. More!; 181,109; 94.7%; 3.7%

51. TV Easy; 180,793; 100.0%; -14.9%

52. Full House; 178,869; 99.4%; 44.0%

53. Inside Soap; 176,839; 100.0%; -5.8%

54. Empire; 172,114; 99.6%; 2.2%

55. Nuts; 170,163; 99.9%; -25.4%

56. Country Living; 169,346; 100.0%; 5.6%

57. BBC Top Gear Magazine; 166,631; 94.2%; -3.8%

58. House Beautiful; 163,213; 100.0%; 5.1%

59. Computeractive; 158,434; 99.9%; -9.7%

60. Puzzler Collection; 157,616; 99.9%; -5.6%

61. Vogue; 157,228; 94.3%; -2.2%

62. Elle (U.K.); 151,564; 92.1%; 1.8%

63. Easy Living; 148,774; 94.0%; -7.7%

64. The Economist - United Kingdom Edition; 145,810; 77.0%; -4.3%

65. The Week; 143,349; 91.2%; 6.6%

66. Healthy; 142,638; 100.0%; -22.3%

67. My Weekly; 140,350; 100.0%; -4.4%

68. Sugar; 140,188; 99.9%; -7.0%

69. She; 138,601; 100.0%; -8.5%

70. BM; 132,421; 100.0%; -0.6%

71. Take A Crossword; 131,376; 99.9%; -1.1%

72. Instyle UK; 130,965; 83.5%; -4.2%

73. Your Home; 125,149; 96.5%; 21.4%

74. TV Quick; 122,847; 100.0%; -24.5%

75. Motor Cycle News; 113,841; 99.9%; -4.7%

76. Essentials; 111,203; 99.9%; 14.4%

77. Ideal Homes Complete Guide to Xmas; 110,948; 100.0%; 6.7%

78. Total TV Guide; 110,727; 99.9%; -0.4%

79. Psychologies Magazine; 108,362; 91.5%; -5.7%

80. Top of the Pops; 105,338; 100.0%; -14.2%

81. Rosemary Conley Diet & Fitness Magazine; 102,085; 100.0%;

82. The Simpsons Comics; 101,466; 100.0%; -9.7%

83. Soaplife; 101,218; 99.9%; -9.5%

84. Zoo; 99,554; 100.0%; -29.6%

85. delicious; 96,015; 95.5%; -0.8%

86. All About Soap; 95,762; 100.0%; -15.1%

87. Time Magazine - British Isles (BI); 95,281; 73.1%; -6.6%

88. Take a Puzzle; 94,886; 100.0%; -6.9%

89. Runner's World; 93,842; 100.0%; 1.9%

90. 25 Beautiful Homes; 92,485; 99.1%; 3.1%

91. Zest; 91,986; 100.0%; -4.7%

92. Homes & Gardens; 88,886; 81.5%; -3.1%

93. Puzzler; 87,268; 99.9%; -10.60%

94. Stuff; 86,388; 99.8%; 0.70%

95. New Scientist - Worldwide Sales ex Aus & US/Canada; 85,563; 97.2%; -7.40%

96. Bliss; 85,563; 99.4%; -3.80%

97. Four Four Two; 84,715; 97.0%; -4.90%

98. GQ; 84,465; 84.4%; -8.00%

99. What Car?; 81,211; 99.8%; -9.30%

100. Word Search; 80,720; 99.9%; -11.70%

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