ABCs: Circulations of just two nationals increase y-o-y

Just two national newspapers record a year-on-year increase in their circulations last month, according to figures released today by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

The Independent on Sunday recorded a year-on-year rise in circulation of 1.88 per cent to a weekly average of 168,151 in April, while the Daily Star saw its circulation rise by an almost negligible 0.05 per cent to a daily average of 823,025.

In stark contrast, The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times and The Daily Telegraph all recorded double digit declines in circulation year-on-year.

National newspaper circulation figures for April 2010 (source ABC)

Figures given are per issue sale for the month and percentage change year on year

Daily Mirror 1,239,691 -6.13

Daily Record 331,012 -7.08

Daily Star 823,025 0.05

The Sun 2,955,957 -0.06

Daily Express 665,731 -8.26

Daily Mail 2,096,074 -3.86

The Daily Telegraph 683,220 -11.81

Financial Times 386,590 -8.19

The Guardian 288,917 -15.83

The Independent 188,119 -7.98

The Times 506,997 -14.18

Daily Star Sunday 348,188 -2.64

News of the World 2,905,780 -1.04

Sunday Mirror 1,124,080 -7.63

The People 530,117 -8.31

Sunday Express 574,323 -9.90

The Mail on Sunday 1,983,283 -4.40

Independent on Sunday 168,151 1.88

The Observer 331,791 -21.30

The Sunday Telegraph 510,146 -10.84

The Sunday Times 1,135,077 -7.09

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