Industry News

   11-02-2016
 Mag ABCs 2015, digital editions: Economist leads growth in sector which accounts for 1.8 per cent of total sales

Mag ABCs 2015, digital editions: Economist leads growth in sector which accounts for 1.8 per cent of total sales

But they remain a niche offering for most titles with total sales a tiny proportion (1.8 per cent) of the combined print/digital total.

Growth was largely driven by The Economist which has heavily promoted the digital edition of the magazine as part of its online subscription and combined print/digital subscription packages.

Digital edition circulation totals 781,000 out of a total combined print and digital per-edition circuation of 44m.

Dominic Ponsford - www.PressGazette.co.uk 

Top 100 in digital magazines
  Product Total YoY% UK actively purchased %
1 The Economist -  United Kingdom Edition 73,567 47.2 100
2 The Economist -  Asia Pacific Edition 45,422 45.1 Free
3 The Economist -  Continental Europe Edition 40,826 54.5 100
4 Camping and Caravanning 40,534   Free
5 The Week Magazine 34,637 25.4 Free
6 T3 18,391 3.4 79.8
7 BBC History Magazine 15,551 2.8 93.6
8 The Spectator excluding Australia 15,335   100
9 Time Magazine - EMEA (excluding BI/SA) 15,291 25.2 Free
10 BBC Top Gear Magazine 13,158 -6.9 83
11 Stuff 12,219 -5.3 78.4
12 Empire 11,513 -1 85.5
13 GQ 10,475 -16.3 100
14 BBC Good Food 10,437 -3 85.2
15 Attitude 10,396 -18.1 Free
16 New Scientist - Worldwide Sales   Excluding Australasia & US/Canada 10,221 22.5 100
17 Slimming World Magazine 10,074 -13.6 100
18 MacFormat 9,636 1 92.8
19 Vogue 9,616 12.8 100
20 Total Film 9,174 -19.7 83.9
21 Wired 7,542 -9.3 100
22 Men's Health 7,255 -23.6 100
23 N Photo 6,697 -6.8 91.5
24 Time Magazine - British Isles (BI) 6,587 23 100
25 New Scientist - US/Canadian Sales 6,276 -2 83.7
26 Vanity Fair 6,236 -19.3 100
27 BBC Focus 6,205 43 89
28 National Geographic Magazine 6,011 -35.1 100
29 The Economist -  Middle East/Africa Edition 5,937 58.9 Free
30 Digital Camera Magazine 5,580 -5.7 86.8
31 OK! Magazine 5,505 -18.7 79.4
32 What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision 5,159 16.8 56
33 HELLO! 5,017 19.8 45.1
34 Cycling Plus 4,916 -15.6 85.6
35 Women's Health 4,598 -11 100
36 Grazia 4,556 8.7 79.9
37 Esquire 4,498 -20.5 100
38 Elle Decoration 4,311 -12.9 100
39 Lonely Planet Traveller 4,269 51.4 52.4
40 Cosmopolitan 4,218 -23.2 100
41 Car 4,136 40.6 58.3
42 Photo Plus 4,099 -4.4 89
43 New! 4,028 -10.6 78.2
44 Airliner World 3,997 -7.5 100
45 New Scientist - Australasian Sales 3,992 22.9 Free
46 Living etc 3,829 -6.7 100
47 Olive 3,637 58.4 62.9
48 F1 Racing (UK Edition) 3,570 -6.3 71.9
49 Gramophone 3,555 33.5 100
50 Psychologies Magazine 3,528 49.6 95.4
51 Red 3,450 -9.8 100
52 Glamour 3,310 -30.8 100
53 Good Housekeeping 3,276 3.6 100
54 Autosport 3,268 13.4 82.2
55 Q 3,262 36.9 74.5
56 Playstation Official 3,196 -2.1 90.8
57 SFX 3,192 -6.7 86
58 Investors Chronicle 3,171 -2.4 100
59 Elle (U.K.) 3,167 -24.7 100
60 What Car? 3,151 72.7 53.8
61 Fortune Magazine - Europe 3,061 33.3 100
62 BBC Gardeners' World 2,993 32 84.4
63 Woman & Home 2,953 -28.9 100
64 Four Four Two 2,912 2.1 82.6
65 Autocar 2,787 45.8 50
66 Bike 2,697 41.9 79.1
67 PC Gamer 2,686 -5 91.9
68 Practical Photography 2,661 96.2 68.7
69 Closer 2,644 113.1 41.2
70 Country Living 2,626 5.6 100
71 Harper's Bazaar 2,491 -0.9 100
72 What Mountain Bike 2,399 -20 78.7
73 Grand Designs 2,395 -28.6 100
74 Cyclist 2,372 -3.1 100
75 Runner's World 2,356 -8.9 100
76 Mountain Biking UK 2,351 -16.7 83.7
77 Jamie Magazine 2,343 -34.6 100
78 Gardens Illustrated 2,334 51.2 72.8
79 220 Triathlon 2,262 44 86.2
80 BBC Easy Cook 2,256 97.4 50.5
81 Heat 2,179 83.3 47.4
82 Tatler 2,175 2 100
83 Yachting World 2,129 20 100
84 Classic & Sports Car 2,105 28.8 51.5
85 Inside Soap 2,071 4.5 100
86 Golf Monthly 2,052 -8.4 100
87 PC Pilot 2,019 -1.9 100
88 Uncut 1,964 8.6 100
89 New Statesman 1,930 291.5 100
90 Motor Cycle News 1,896 27.8 100
91 Look 1,883 -30.3 100
92 Official Xbox 360 Magazine 1,870 9.5 77.8
93 BBC Sky at Night 1,866 48.1 83.9
94 Country Homes and Interiors 1,851 -8.1 100
95 Time Magazine - Southern Africa (SA) 1,835 78.7 Free
96 Marie Claire 1,815 -10.5 100
97 Yachting Monthly 1,801 19.8 100
98 House & Garden 1,789 7.1 100
99 Conde Nast Traveller 1,778 44.2 100
100 Ride 1,772 50.8 78.8

 


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