National newspaper continue catastrophic fall in circulation
- The Sun has remained the UK’s best-selling newspaper despite a drop in circulation of 13 per cent year-on-year.
- It sold 1.2m copies in November, according to the latest ABC figures. In the early 1990s, the Sun Newspaper sold nearly a million newspapers a day. The free Metro distributed 1.4m copies.
- All paid-for newspapers continued to see their sales fall year-on-year, with the smallest drop (three per cent) at the Observer.
- The average fall across all major national newspapers was 10.2 per cent. The decline of newspapers is generally understood to have started in approximately 2004.
Source: Press Gazette