The Times finishes 2014 on a high as only national newspaper to grow sales in December

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The Times finished 2014 by being the best performing national newspaper in terms of year-on-year circulation change for seventh month in a row. (Picture: Reuters)

The News UK title's circulation averaged at 390,765 for the month, up 1.64 per cent year on year.

The Sunday Times was the next best performing title, recording a circulation of 787,256, down 3.11 per cent year on year.

The Sunday Mail (220,098, down 13.9 per cent), Daily Star (426,300, down 13.31 per cent), Sunday Post (188,670, down 12.92 per cent) and The Guardian (177,880, down 12.4 per cent) were the worst performing titles during the month in terms of year on year change.

Daily national newspaper average circulation for December 2014

Daily titles Avg circ, December 2014 Y/y % change Bulks
Daily Mirror 912,291 -5.49 45,000
Daily Record 201,089 -10.39 4,956
Daily Star 426,300 -13.31
The Sun 1,892,207 -7.42
Daily Express 455,590 -9.27
Daily Mail 1,648,853 -5.29 74,489
The Daily Telegraph 485,513 -10.17
Financial Times 215,429 -8.92 22,687
The Guardian 177,880 -12.40
i 278,101 -4.92 63,212
The Independent 60,463 -10.11 16,637
The Times 390,765 1.64 21,271

Sunday national newspaper average circulation for December 2014

Sunday titles Avg circ, December 2014 Y/y % change Bulks
Daily Star – Sunday 268,230 -11.19  
The Sun on Sunday 1,501,527 -10.04  
Sunday Mail 220,098 -13.90 3,814
Sunday Mirror 856,579 -8.34 45,000
Sunday People 340,216 -10.47  
The Mail on Sunday 1,459,671 -7.06 71,115
Sunday Express 395,961 -8.62  
Sunday Post 188,670 -12.92  
Independent on Sunday 97,128 -5.01 52,818
The Observer 195,193 -12.21  
The Sunday Telegraph 379,578 -9.90  
The Sunday Times 787,256 -3.11 11,226

 

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