UK mags lose circulation by average 6.5 per cent: Full ABC breakdown for second half of 2014

The 447 UK magazine titles audited by ABC lost sales at an average rate of 6.5 per cent year on year in the second half of 2014.

The biggest circulation magazine in the UK is currently the free National Trust Magazine which is sent to 2.1m households three times a year.

The top-selling title is TV Choice, with weekly sales of 1.3m.

Slimming World Magazine was among the fastest growing paid-for titles, up 8 per cent to an average circulation of 486,054.

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Full breakdown of UK magazine titles, ABC average sales for the second half of 2014

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Title Avg print circ % change y/y % paid for
The National Trust Magazine 2,100,485 2.8 0
Asda Magazine 1,973,282 -0.5 0
Tesco Magazine 1,948,250 0.6 0
Morrisons Magazine 1,373,539 3 0
TV Choice 1,266,242 -7.9 100
What's on TV 1,056,885 0.7 100
Radio Times 783,042 -5.8 99.7
Waitrose Kitchen 687,100 4.2 0
Take a Break 645,884 -7.3 100
Pet People 569,175 2.6 0
John Lewis Edition 501,630 0.8 0
Shortlist 500,449 -6.4 0
ASOS.com 486,168 8.1 0
Slimming World Magazine 486,054 7.8 100
Saga Magazine 420,763 -13.8 99.6
Good Housekeeping 416,413 1.3 99.1
Stylist 400,302 -8.2 0
Glamour 400,270 -2.5 96.5
Emma's Diary Pregnancy Guide 388,675 -5.1 0
The Garden 385,655 2.2 0
BMW Magazine UK 372,588 27.6 0
Benhealth 358,524 -0.6 0
The Caravan Club Magazine 355,220 -1.6 0
Woman and Home 347,566 -1.6 98.1
English Heritage Members Magazine 347,352 2.6 0
ES Magazine 337,150   0
Time Out 308,579 0.9 3.7
Woman's Weekly 307,315 0.1 100
Time Magazine – EMEA (excluding BI/SA) 302,948 -2.6  
Chat 301,619 -8.6 100
Sport 301,502 -0.9 0
Village Life 299,999 -18.2 0
Closer 297,519 -11.8 99.9
New! 296,682 -20.7 100
OK! Magazine 285,803 -5.2 95.9
Club Life 271,360 0.2 0
Yours 270,010 -0.4 92.5
Legion 269,947 -8.1 0
HELLO! 269,166 -4.5 95.2
Prima 267,085 2.7 100
That's Life 260,933 -6.4 100
Cosmopolitan 252,231 -9.6 86.5
Woman 251,668 0.1 100
Camping and Caravanning 244,792 -6.1 0
BBC Good Food 238,491 -7.4 99.9
TV Times 237,561 -6.6 100
Sainsbury's Magazine 230,298 12.3 97.6
All About Health Magazine 227,500 17.8 0
Peoples Friend 225,607 -6 99.9
The Economist –  Continental Europe Edition 221,988 -2.9 99.2
Woman's Own 219,693 -2.5 99.2
Private Eye 219,465 -2.1 100
National Geographic Magazine 219,254 -11.6 93.8
WI life 212,547 0 0
Heat 203,728 -15.6 96.2
The Week 200,096 0.9 77.6
Bella 198,832 -7.7 100
Marie Claire 196,393 -13 87.8
Best 195,204 -6.4 97.9
Vogue 191,613 -0.6 87.9
Men's Health 190,666 -6.1 88.1
Star 189,844 -27.2 99.9
Red 188,611 -5.6 95.1
Ideal Home 185,557 -2.9 99
Scotland in Trust 185,396 -0.5 0
BBC Gardeners' World 180,925 -7.6 99.9
Country Living 180,135 -3.9 99.9
Real People 174,827 -5.8 100
The Economist –  United Kingdom Edition 173,939 -16.6 76.1
Take a Break Series 172,608 0 100
Odeon Magazine 172,440 -7.5 0
Now 161,066 -17.4 100
TVGuide.co.uk 160,804   0
Reveal 159,777 -9.7 100
Elle (U.K.) 159,292 -4.4 88.9
Pick Me Up 158,923 -13.3 100
Look 153,007 -17.8 93.4
Instyle UK 149,894 3.6 73.3
Grazia 149,846 -6.4 95.5
TV and Satellite Week 144,390 -6.9 100
Reader's Digest 141,218 -24.4 82.5
Candis 133,728 -18.4 98.1
Weightwatchers Magazine 131,825 -7.7 100
Inside Soap 131,145 -9.6 100
Empire 130,777 -9.9 99.3
BBC Top Gear Magazine 130,456 -5.1 84.6
Harrods Magazine 125,853 0.7 0
Shooting and Conservation 124,555 1.6 0
Time Magazine – British Isles (BI) 122,628 -3.8 61.9
Scouting Magazine 122,106 4.6 0
House Beautiful 121,850 4.1 97.9
The Economist –  Asia Pacific Edition 120,972 -11.2  
Professional Builder 120,242 0.2 0
Your Home 119,372 -2.4 96.2
Puzzler Collection 116,184 -3.7 100
Beer 116,059 5.3 0
House and Garden 114,341 -3.1 70.8
The Christmas Magazine 113,442 -17.5 100
Homes and Gardens 113,256 -6 76.7
Women's Health 112,949 7.1 93.1
Healthy 112,859 -5.4 100
Total TV Guide 112,615 2.6 100
GQ 112,574 -2 81.4
Harpers Bazaar 109,178 1.9 57.1
Foodism 108,950   0
Essentials 107,576 1.2 100
Specsavers Magazine 106,508   0
My Weekly 106,425 -4.6 100
Love It! 100,862 -10.5 100
Style at Home 100,034 3.3 100
Wallpaper 97,375 -0.4 11.5
Fortune Magazine – Europe 95,373 -4.8 77.6
Escapism 94,274 15 0
China Daily European Weekly 93,579 3.1 1.1
Fun to Learn – Peppa Pig 93,078 -5.9 100
Waterlife 92,949 -1.3 0
Forever Sports Magazine 90,093   98.7
25 Beautiful Homes 90,008 -10.6 100
Ideal Homes Complete Guide to Xmas 89,586 5.6 100
Living etc 88,122 -3.7 100
Country Homes and Interiors 87,424 -7.6 100
Computeractive 86,771 -3.7 99.4
Vanity Fair 82,310 1.2 74.1
Tatler 82,086 1 57.7
Monocle 80,018 5.9 93.2
Nadfas Review 79,099 0.3 0
Runner's World 78,186 1.5 93.4
BBC History Magazine 77,633 -0.8 100
Conde Nast Traveller 76,827 0.3 42.5
Motor Cycle News 76,237 -11 99.6
FHM 75,803 -21.4 70.8
Where London Magazine 74,850   0
New Scientist – Worldwide Sales   Excluding Australasia and US/Canada 74,734 -9.8 99.5
British Horse 74,285 7.4 0
In London 73,170   0
Four Four Two 72,848 -14 96.8
Professional Electrician and Installer 70,932 0.1 0
Professional Heating and Plumbing Installer 70,845 -1 0
Mojo 70,693 -4.7 99
First News 67,932 5.1 48.5
Professional Motor Mechanic 67,063 -2.6 0
Classic and Sports Car 65,216 -6.9 99.7
London Review of Books 65,129 4.8 90.3
Elle Decoration 65,059 -0.9 89.5
Ni4Kids 64,935 6.9 0
Peppa Pig Bag-o-Fun 64,695 -5.6 100
delicious 64,667 -10.8 91.5
Psychologies Magazine 63,887 -13 92.7
The Red Bulletin 63,127 2 0
CBeebies Weekly 60,199 41 100
BBC Focus 58,865 -10.4 94.5
National Club Golfer 58,278   0.7
What Car? 57,581 -9 99.5
Square Mile 57,533 19.7 0
Stuff 57,422 -8 81.5
Guardian Weekly 56,960 -6.4 98.4
World Of Interiors 56,789 0.5 70
Disney's Princess 56,158 8.7 100
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine 56,002 -6.8 64.9
Word Search 55,584 -4.2 100
The Spectator excluding Australia 54,787 1.3 81.8
Square Meal Lifestyle 54,592 -0.1 0.2
Canary Wharf Magazine 54,199   0
Soaplife 54,198 -20.2 100
Cbeebies Art 54,118 1.5 100
Lego Legends of Chima 53,759 25.2 100
Homes and Antiques 53,555 -5.2 100
Esquire 52,918 -3.8 58.2
MoneyWeek 52,686 -7.2 99.1
Cbeebies Special 52,590 -14.6 100
Toxic 52,001 -1.9 99
Uncut 51,473 -8.4 100
All About Soap 51,341 -19.2 100
English Club Golfer 51,267   0
Classic Rock 51,082 -5.6 100
Viz Comic 50,750 -6.1 100
Fun to Learn – Friends 49,416 -29.4 100
Today's Golfer 49,002 -9.8 92.7
Jamie Magazine 48,684 -2.8 70.3
Q 47,778 -9.5 98.8
Total Film 47,487 -14.2 96
Evo 47,469 0.3 96.9
Puzzler 47,422 -11.3 100
Woman and Home Feel Good Food 46,670 -14.3 100
Practical Classics and Car Restorer 46,275 -1.5 98.7
Golf Monthly 46,248 -8 88.4
Auto Express 46,060 -7.9 99.1
Men's Fitness 45,799 -9 89.9
Wired 45,708 -7.2 71.1
The Oldie 45,571 2.3 96.8
Disney Stars 45,005 0 100
Conde Nast Brides 44,780 -13.3 81.1
Sparkle World 44,373 -1 100
In The Night Garden 44,359 -10.7 100
Olive 44,171 -26.6 94.4
The Big Issue 43,985 -5.5 100
Top Sante Health and Beauty 43,878 -12.3 85.9
Match of the Day 43,568 -3.7 100
Cycling Plus 42,871 -6.1 100
Lonely Planet Traveller 42,795 -14.5 86.3
Barbie 42,293 -1.4 100
F1 Racing (UK Edition) 42,290 -5.5 97.5
Jacqueline Wilson 42,282 -9.7 99.8
Car 41,941 -8.2 98.3
Thomas and Friends 41,793 -2.3 100
Landscape 41,064 7.8 99.8
Top of the Pops 40,675 -27.4 100
Something Special 40,333 -10 100
Sofia The First 40,127 -9.4 100
Flypast 40,098 3.4 99.9
We Love Pop Magazine 40,015 -11.1 100
LEGO Friends 39,976   100
BBC Easy Cook 39,911 -9.5 100
Horse and Hound 39,832 -8.9 99.7
Spirit and Destiny 39,680 -8.9 100
BBC Countryfile Magazine 39,572 2.4 98.5
Octonauts 39,334 -25.6 100
The English Home – North America Edition 39,171 -1.9  
Go Girl 39,001 -13.5 98.1
Country Life 38,478 0.5 91.1
Times Educational Supplement 37,798 -19.9 84
New African 37,567 -3.9 91.3
Fun to Learn – Favourites 37,121 -4.7 100
Classic Bike 37,097 -5.2 99.5
Card Making and Papercraft 37,075 0 100
Bike 37,012 -3.8 99.2
Octane 36,724 1.1 87.9
Railway Magazine 36,450 -3 99.6
BBC Music Magazine 36,360 -9.2 100
Classic Cars 36,016 0.4 93.3
Time Magazine – Southern Africa (SA) 35,979 -7.4  
Healthy for Men 35,396 -18.6 100
BBC Wildlife 35,292 -5.2 98.2
Garden News 35,281 4.7 99.6
The Lancashire and North West Magazine 35,279 -9.7 39.8
Shout 35,192 -12.3 100
Girl Talk 35,040 -14.9 100
Doc McStuffins 34,855 -16.7 100
Ben 10 34,304 -27.8 100
The World of Cross Stitching 34,081 -7.8 100
Animals and You 33,725 1 99.9
Autocar 33,716 -6.9 99.2
Girl Talk Art 33,085 -6 100
Motor Sport 32,937 -3.7 81
Horrible Histories 32,895 -9.7 100
Hornby Magazine 32,810 -5.1 100
Gardens Illustrated 32,738 -2.4 100
Period Living 32,582 -6.5 99.5
Ride 32,219 -8.7 99.4
The Skinny 32,191 0.3 0
Doctor Who Magazine 31,815 -12 99.7
Hello Kitty 31,638 -14.5 100
Land Rover Owner International 31,619 -6.5 98.6
Mega 31,399 2.1 100
The Beano 31,208 -2.6 99.7
Airliner World 31,032 -4 100
Healthy Food Guide 31,018 2.7 91.2
You and Your Wedding 30,978 -4.8 74.1
Digital Camera Magazine 30,863 -11.4 100
Ultimate Spider-man 30,821 7.4 99.7
Grand Designs 30,664 0.7 83.2
Loaded Magazine 30,510   24.8
Zoo 30,464 3.2 100
Steam Railway 30,388 -2.9 99.5
Kerrang! 30,300 -13.7 99.3
Fireman Sam 30,253 4.8 100
Motorcaravan Motorhome Monthly 30,011 -2.5 99.9
Amateur Gardening 30,001 -8.3 100
Digital Photo 29,899 -15.3 98.8
Angling Times 29,840 -10.4 99.6
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 29,817 -18.3 99.9
Skylanders Universe 29,780   100
PC Pro 29,683 -15.3 99.6
Prospect 29,677 -3.2 61.4
Thomas Express 29,578 2.7 100
Match 29,562 -18.8 99.1
Peter Rabbit 29,318   100
Monster High 29,083 -18.3 100
Mountain Biking UK 28,998 -13.1 100
Real Homes 28,915 -7.6 99.7
New Statesman 28,860 1.3 70.2
Investors Chronicle 28,743 7.6 99.9
World Soccer 28,449 -2 99.9
Rugby World 28,426 -14 100
Jewish News 28,419 -11 0
Web User 28,278 -1.6 99.9
The Lady 28,102 1.5 89.1
Rowing and Regatta 27,772 -4.5 0
What Hi-Fi Sound and Vision 27,578 -10.5 88.7
World of Cars 27,278 -5.5 100
Model Rail 26,988 -7.7 99.4
Golf World 26,755 -12 87.2
Country Walking 26,635 -6.4 98.9
BBC Home Cooking Series 26,543 1.3 100
Mike The Knight 26,386 -20.7 100
Improve Your Coarse Fishing 26,239 -8.2 99.6
The English Garden – UK Edition 25,947 -1.7 99.6
Times Literary Supplement 25,674 -4 99.9
The English Home – UK Edition 25,496 -1.6 99.8
Mother and Baby 25,480 -15.2 78.8
The Field 25,447 -9 99.5
African Business 25,374 6 83
Official Xbox 360 Magazine 25,337 -29.5 100
Practical Boat Owner 25,325 -9.1 99.8
Mister Maker 25,321   100
T3 25,143 -18 59.7
Cycling Weekly 25,135 -9.7 99.6
Scots Magazine 25,109 2 92.7
PRO Hair and Beauty 25,093 1.7 100
Dalesman 25,076 -6 96.2
Bob The Builder 25,023 -12.2 100
Disney Fairies Tinkerbell 25,002 -5.4 100
Toybox 24,980 -4 100
WWE Kids 24,880 -14.6 99.9
Homebuilding and Renovating 24,692 5.6 99
Mr Men and Little Miss 24,642 -23 100
Weekly News 24,551 -15 100
Playstation Official 24,317 -12.4 100
Practical Photography 24,001 -10 98.5
Perfect Wedding 23,950 -5.6 79.8
Disney and Me 23,866 -25.5 100
Trail 23,824 -12.4 99.3
Classic Car Weekly 23,777 -1.2 98.6
Trout and Salmon 23,655 -8.2 99.4
Practical Caravan 23,583 -7.7 99.9
220 Triathlon 23,497 -8 91.4
The English Garden – North America  Edition 23,382 -7.2  
Sporting Gun 23,297 -7.9 99.7
Cyclist 23,258   98.1
Sea Angler 23,233 -14 99.5
The Economist –  Middle East/Africa Edition 23,185 0.4  
Metal Hammer 23,179 -11.8 100
Bunkered 23,085 -3.3 84.8
The Cricketer 22,826 -14.2 95.8
The Simpsons Comics 22,771 -29 100
The Skinny Northwest 22,710 -8 0
N Photo 22,708 -5.1 100
Families First 22,566 -10.5 93.9
Anglers Mail 22,409 -19.1 100
Yachting Monthly 22,007 -5.5 99.7
The Crack 21,809 1.6 0
Gramophone 21,718 -6.7 99.3
Cross Stitcher 21,704 -22.5 99.8
BBC Sky at Night 21,673 -5.6 100
Jewish Chronicle 21,664 1.4 82.1
Yorkshire Ridings Magazine 21,533 -6.7 48.5
Doctor Who Adventures Magazine 20,944 -26.4 100
World of Cruising 20,679   3.1
Women's Running 20,630 -18.4 94.4
SFX 20,304 -13.1 100
Land Rover Monthly 20,293 -2 98.9
Cycling Active 20,269 -10.1 99.8
Photo Plus 20,240 -11.7 100
Lancashire Life 20,199 0.9 96.9
WM The Womans Magazine 20,091 -22.5 0
Autosport 20,081 -4.5 99.1
Rail 19,982 -0.7 98
Life and Work 19,952 -7 3.9
Knit Today 19,581 -5.3 100
Garden Answers 19,392 8.9 98.4
Practical Sportsbikes 19,299 -4.8 99.4
Shooting Times and Country Magazine 19,239 -9.1 99.9
The Tablet 19,191 -2.5 99.8
New Scientist – Australasian Sales 19,133 -6.8  
Gurgle Magazine 18,868 17.7 60.3
Computer Shopper 18,773 -13.8 99.8
Craftseller 18,681 2.9 100
Wedding (formerly Wedding and Home) 18,121 -25.1 70.7
Quick Cards Made Easy 17,946 -5.2 100
Who Do You Think You Are? 17,724 -13.5 99.9
Mountain Bike Rider 17,493 -14.6 99.5
Digital SLR Photography 17,409 -25.8 98.5
Your Horse 17,338 -16.6 99.2
New Scientist – US/Canadian Sales 17,270 -3.3  
Health and Fitness 17,216 -8.9 99.6
Dennis and Gnasher Megazine 17,121 -16.5 100
Eat In 17,028 -16.1 100
Sight and Sound 16,623 -6.4 96.2
PC Gamer 16,450 -14 100
Cross Stitch Crazy 16,322 -11.2 100
Scottish Field 16,270 -0.4 85
Yorkshire Life 16,252 -5.3 97.1
Airforces Monthly 15,963 -12.5 99.8
Linux Format 15,728 -14 100
Performance Bikes 15,538 -5.2 99.1
No1 Magazine 15,490 -6.7 96.7
Tree Fu Tom 15,451 -32 100
Shares 15,450 1.7 33.7
Dora The Explorer 15,350 -11.1 100
Cycle Sport 15,337 -17.4 99.6
Combat Aircraft Monthly 15,278   99.8
Women's Fitness 15,064 -13.9 95
Trout Fisherman 15,021 -6.2 99.3
The List 15,009 1 15.7
Yachting World 14,757 -8 98.7
Disney Pixar 14,540 -38.1 100
Fortean Times 14,279 -7.9 99.9
Bird Watching 14,171 -5.8 98
Amateur Photographer 14,003 -9.7 99
New Musical Express 13,995 -23 99.8
Lady Golfer 13,810   2.6
Cheshire Life 13,739 0.2 91.8
Times Higher Education 13,297 -11.2 79
Fast Bikes 13,230 -14 100
Beautiful Kitchens 13,197 -16.1 100
Rock Sound 13,139 -0.6 98.1
Lets Talk 13,099 -5.7 100
Sporting Shooter 13,083 -2.1 84.3
Wedding Flowers 13,059 -31 60.1
Money Observer 13,014 2.6 95.5
Buses Magazine 12,778 -1.5 99.9
MacFormat 12,670 -16.1 100
What Franchise 12,515 13.4 2.2
Prima Baby 12,377 -41.2 100
EDP Norfolk 12,076 -6.2 99.9
The Big Issue in the North 12,001 -5.5 100
Practical Motorhome 11,986 -1 99.9
Edge 11,735 -18.2 100
Games Master 11,719 -29.7 100
Motor Boat and Yachting 11,657 3 81.3
Caravan Magazine 11,268 -13.4 99.9
The Shooting Gazette 11,255 -9.5 99.2
PC Pilot 11,220 -14.5 100
Airfix Model World 11,099 2.4 100
Practical Fishkeeping 11,009 -9.7 99.3
The Big Issue South West 10,539 -8.4 100
What Digital Camera 10,529 -25.1 85.3
Pilot 10,491 -6.1 99.8
Ulster Tatler 10,439 -4.7 37.4
Air International 10,155 -13.5 99.7
Moneywise 10,074 -2.6 81.6
Build It 9,715 0.6 70
What Mountain Bike 9,572 -19.4 100
Your Family Tree 9,448   99.8
Custom PC 9,428 -17.3 99.8
Men's Running 9,205 -28.6 88
Fly Fishing and Fly-Tying 8,981 -10.3 100
Motorsport News 8,664 -7.7 98.8
The Spectator Australia 8,407 -1.2  
Parkers Car Price Guide 8,225 -8.9 99.7
Homes and Interiors Scotland 7,959 -9.6 97.3
The Big Issue in Scotland 6,926 -4.3 100
British Journal of Photography 6,811 -9.2 98.2
Micro Mart 6,212 -17.5 99.9
Which Motorhome 5,604 -6.2 99.9
Times Educational Supplement Scotland 4,617 -10.9 87.4
Big Issue Cymru 4,259 -2.1 100

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