UK newspapers ranked by total readership (print and online)

The Sun remains the most read UK newspaper, according to data from the National Readership Survey.

A poll of 36,000 British adults found that just under 13.5m people read The Sun or The Sun (Sunday) either in print or online every week. The paper is 1.5m readers ahead of its nearest challenger, the Mail, which attracts 12m readers across its daily and Sunday print titles and the Mail Online.

The total readership figure combines average weekly print readership figures for the year to June 2013 with each title’s Comscore figure for web readership in June.

All national news groups were slightly down in terms of their total readerships compared with the last time the NRS published data in May, relating to the year to March 2013. However, regionally, both the Glasgow Herald/Sunday Herald and Glasgow Evening Times grew their overall reach.

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2 thoughts on “UK newspapers ranked by total readership (print and online)”

  1. The demise of the once high quality “The Scotsman” is a sad situation regarding Scottish journalism.
    Johnston Press’ demonic pursuit of an anti-SNP agenda across the news, politics and business sections of the paper, in both printed and online versions, have caused the once great institution to suffer a fatal loss of credibility in the eyes of many rational and reasonable Scots.
    Unfortunately, it seems that rather than try to explain, debate or review the news that social media can deliver within minutes of events, The Scotsman seems to be content to provide a simplified summary hours or even days later, with an added twist of anti-SNP propaganda wherever and whenever possible.

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