The Media in Figures: Average UK sales of national newspapers

UK-wide sales of the Daily Record averaged 237,307 between the months of August last year and January this year – according to official figures.

Says the Audit Bureau of Circulation, the average UK sale of the title between those months was down 9.73 per cent on the same period a year previously.

Other August 2013 – January 2014 average UK sales, says ABC, were as follows:

* Daily Mirror, 1,007,919 – down five per cent on 12 months’ previously;

* Daily Star, 517,819 – down 8.71 per cent on 12 months’ previously;

* The Sun, 2,159,919 – down 9.91 per cent;

* Daily Express, 514,164 – down 4.38 per cent;

* Daily Mail, 1,767,893 – down 5.7 per cent;

* Daily Telegraph, 547,759 – down 2.04 per cent;

* Financial Times, 239,089 – down 16 per cent;

* Guardian, 199,141 – down 2.4 per cent;

* i, 296,055 – up 1.24 per cent;

* Independent, 68,200 – down 14.37 per cent;

* Times, 388,435 – down 3.46 per cent;

* Daily Star – Sunday, 325,793 – down 15.53 per cent;

* The Sun (Sunday), 1,808,857 – down 10.61 per cent;

* Sunday Mail, 271,390 Р down 9.44 per cent;

* Sunday Mirror, 992,780 – down 6.35 per cent;

* Sunday People, 399,247 – down 10.4 per cent;

* Sunday Express, 449,584 – down 7.52 per cent;

* Sunday Post, 229,851 – down 10.91 per cent;

* Mail on Sunday, 1,624,895 – down 6.79 per cent;

* Independent on Sunday, 106,323 – down 10.58 per cent;

* Observer, 223,915 – down 5.26 per cent;

* Sunday Telegraph, 434,010 – down 1.81 per cent; and

* Sunday Times, 825,684 – down 8.02 per cent.

Source: Audit Bureau of Circulation, February 14 2014.