Magazine ABCs Jan-June 2006: The Top 100 Magazines

New entry AA Roadside debuts at number two, meaning customer titles make up seven of the top ten. Several men's titles suffered declines, while Asda Magazine enjoyed 13 per cent growth.

TOP 100 MAGAZINES BY CIRCULATION
Rank Rank Title/ Total ABC ABC Period-on
Jun 06 Dec 05 Publisher Jun 2006 Dec 2005 -period
chg (%)
1 1 SKY THE MAGAZINE
John Brown Citrus 6,798,495 6,874,090 -1.1
2 n/a AA ROADSIDE
Specialist UK
Publications 3,394,912 n/a n/a
3 3 ASDA MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 2,974,793 2,377,126 25.1
4 2 TESCO MAGAZINE
Cedar Communications 1,923,933 2,494,330 -22.9
5 4 PRUDENTIAL MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 1,708,257 1,909,855 -10.6
6 5 BOOTS HEALTH & BEAUTY
Redwood 1,591,393 1,689,490 -5.8
7 7 WHAT'S ON TV
IPC Media 1,509,519 1,502,977 0.4
8 8 SAINSBURY'S FRESH IDEAS
Seven Publishing 1,422,102 1,431,766 -0.7
9 11 TV CHOICE
H Bauer 1,287,773 1,212,246 6.2
10 9 NORTHERN & SHELL
TITLES GROUP
# Northern & Shell 1,275,262 1,289,532 -1.1
11 10 SAGA MAGAZINE
The Saga Group 1,105,140 1,230,639 -10.2
12 14 THE SOMERFIELD MAGAZINE
Rare 1,092,936 1,058,818 3.2
13 12 TAKE A BREAK
H Bauer 1,082,051 1,155,886 -6.4
14 13 RADIO TIMES
BBC Magazines 1,070,042 1,093,850 -2.2
15 15 ASDA GOOD FOR YOU!
MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 959,440 976,100 -1.7
16 16 BBC PRE-SCHOOL
MAGAZINES (GROUP)
BBC Magazines 812,501 874,924 -7.1
17 17 DEBENHAMS DESIRE
Publicis Blueprint 745,126 745,126 0.0
18 18 READER'S DIGEST
Reader's Digest
Association 737,345 735,138 0.3
19 22 CLOSER
Emap 590,211 578,337 2.1
20 21 GLAMOUR
Conde Nast 586,056 585,984 0.0
21 24 HEAT
Emap 579,883 575,267 0.8
22 20 CHAT
IPC Media 554,375 602,308 -8.0
23 19 OK!
Northern & Shell 547,714 649,777 -15.7
24 25 TIME MAGAZINE - EMEA
GROUP
Time Warner Publishing 547,018 550,152 -0.6
25 46 UNLIMITED
Bristol Magazines 542,250 386,400 40.3
26 23 NOW
IPC Media 539,902 577,818 -6.6
27 27 THE ECONOMIST
(WORLDWIDE)*
The Economist Newspaper 524,233 514,124 2.0
28 26 THAT'S LIFE
H Bauer 490,220 550,036 -10.9
29 34 NEW!
Northern & Shell 458,751 426,161 7.6
30 29 PICK ME UP
IPC Media 445,098 491,669 -9.5
31 32 COSMOPOLITAN
NatMags 442,384 461,610 -4.2
32 30 GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
NatMags 441,151 468,579 -5.9
33 44 HOMEBASE IDEAS
Publicis Blueprint 424,055 399,984 6.0
34 28 FHM
Emap 420,688 500,865 -16.0
35 33 WOMAN
IPC Media 417,362 456,524 -8.6
36 40 EMMA'S DIARY PREGNANCY
GUIDE
Lifecycle Marketing 414,930 413,110 0.4
37 n/a LOVE IT!
News Magazines 405,441 n/a n/a
38 45 HELLO!
Hello! 403,666 390,662 3.3
39 31 EXCHANGE & MART/
AUTO EXCHANGE GROUP
United Advertising
Publications 402,364 463,147 -13.1
40 35 YOURS
Emap 400,132 421,438 -5.0
41 51 SKY THE MAGAZINE
IRELAND
John Brown Citrus 397,478 364,768 9.0
42 n/a YOUR FAMILY
Redwood 392,475 n/a n/a
43 37 WOMAN'S WEEKLY
IPC Media 391,426 414,778 -5.6
44 42 TV TIMES
IPC Media 372,712 407,878 -8.6
45 41 WOMAN'S OWN
IPC Media 367,729 409,616 -10.2
46 48 AUTO EXCHANGE GROUP
United Advertising
Publications 365,988 373,848 -2.1
47 36 VM THE VAUXHALL
MAGAZINE
Brooklands Group 365,882 420,000 -12.9
48 43 BEST
NatMags 362,183 400,807 -9.6
49 38 SAINSBURY'S: THE
MAGAZINE
Seven Publishing 357,883 414,337 -13.6
50 53 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
The National
Geographic Society 355,956 356,439 -0.1
51 52 PEOPLE'S FRIEND
DC Thomson 355,522 359,104 -1.0
52 54 THE GARDEN
RHS Publications 353,082 352,735 0.1
53 55 TIME**
Time Warner Publishing 346,279 348,054 -0.5
54 56 REVEAL
ACP-Natmag 342,245 345,502 -0.9
55 47 BELLA
H Bauer 331,534 380,973 -13.0
56 50 MARIE CLAIRE
IPC Media 331,127 371,444 -10.9
57 57 BBC GOOD FOOD
BBC Magazines 325,240 344,434 -5.6
58 59 WOMAN & HOME
IPC Media 325,223 335,922 -3.2
59 60 PRIMA
NatMags 321,617 331,715 -3.0
60 n/a REAL PEOPLE
ACP-Natmag 318,105 n/a n/a
61 62 WAITROSE FOOD
ILLUSTRATED
John Brown Citrus 314,474 311,595 0.9
62 63 NUTS
IPC Media 304,785 306,802 -0.7
63 66 TV EASY
IPC Media 301,576 284,602 6.0
64 61 CANDIS
Newhall Publications 301,114 312,547 -3.7
65 77 BBC GARDENERS' WORLD
BBC Magazines 300,418 235,792 27.4
66 67 COMPANY
NatMags 275,038 283,429 -3.0
67 68 MORE
Emap 271,999 277,862 -2.1
68 91 STAR
Northern & Shell 268,797 213,594 25.8
69 65 TV QUICK
IPC Media 262,172 285,733 -8.2
70 84 SLIMMING WORLD MAGAZINE
Miles-Bramwell 255,035 228,517 11.6
71 74 HERITAGE TODAY
John Brown Citrus 253,253 246,566 2.7
72 76 WEIGHTWATCHERS MAGAZINE
River Publishing 250,450 235,852 6.2
73 75 IDEAL HOME
IPC Media 237,525 245,729 -3.3
74 80 MEN'S HEALTH
NatMag-Rodale 235,833 233,445 1.0
75 83 NEW WOMAN
Emap 231,785 231,066 0.3
76 85 EGMONT GIRLS GROUP
Egmont 230,106 224,890 2.3
77 72 ZOO
Emap 228,024 260,470 -12.5
78 71 HEALTHY
River Publishing 225,099 266,358 -15.5
79 87 RED
Hachette Filipacchi 221,940 219,689 1.0
80 92 THE ECONOMIST -
CONTINENTAL EUROPE
EDITION
The Economist Newspaper 216,482 213,101 1.6
81 90 VOGUE
Conde Nast 216,218 214,348 0.9
82 69 BLISS
Emap 213,466 277,165 -23.0
83 88 HIGH LIFE
Cedar Communications 212,919 216,946 -1.9
84 86 THE RENAULT MAGAZINE
Brooklands Publishing 212,117 223,371 -5.0
85 96 TV & SATELLITE WEEK
IPC Media 211,822 207,119 2.3
86 95 ELLE
Hachette Filipacchi 208,802 208,132 0.3
87 97 PRIVATE EYE
Pressdram 207,437 204,847 1.3
88 n/a EGMONT DISNEY GROUP
Egmont 203,362 184,931 10.0
89 73 SUGAR
Hachette Filipacchi 200,187 250,099 -20.0
90 n/a EASY LIVING
Conde Nast 200,083 182,146 9.8
91 93 MY WEEKLY
DC Thomson 198,980 212,574 -6.4
92 n/a INSTYLE
IPC Media 197,031 196,857 0.1
93 100 HOUSE BEAUTIFUL
NatMags 195,450 198,112 -1.3
94 n/a COUNTRY LIVING
IPC Media 192,250 191,225 0.5
95 98 PUZZLER COLLECTION
Puzzler Media 192,044 204,223 -6.0
96 96 FULL HOUSE
H Burda Media 191,987 235,787 -18.6
97 82 LOADED
IPC Media 185,268 232,001 -20.1
98 n/a INSIDE SOAP
Hachette Filipacchi 183,417 183,026 0.2
99 n/a BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE
BBC Magazines 182,706 175,218 4.3
100 n/a HOTLINE
River Publishing 179,313 179,669 -0.2


Rank Rank Title/ Total ABC ABC Year-on
Jun 06 Dec 05 Publisher Jun 2006 Jun 2005 -year
chg (%)
1 1 SKY THE MAGAZINE
John Brown Citrus 6,798,495 6,783,581 0.2
2 n/a AA ROADSIDE
Specialist UK
Publications 3,394,912 n/a n/a
3 3 ASDA MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 2,974,793 2,631,293 13.1
4 2 TESCO MAGAZINE
Cedar Communications 1,923,933 n/a n/a
5 4 PRUDENTIAL MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 1,708,257 n/a n/a
6 5 BOOTS HEALTH & BEAUTY
Redwood 1,591,393 1,724,587 -7.7
7 7 WHAT'S ON TV
IPC Media 1,509,519 1,673,790 -9.8
8 8 SAINSBURY'S FRESH IDEAS
Seven Publishing 1,422,102 n/a n/a
9 11 TV CHOICE
H Bauer 1,287,773 1,157,622 11.2
10 9 NORTHERN & SHELL
TITLES GROUP
# Northern & Shell 1,275,262 n/a n/a
11 10 SAGA MAGAZINE
The Saga Group 1,105,140 1,245,006 -11.2
12 14 THE SOMERFIELD MAGAZINE
Rare 1,092,936 1,134,364 -3.7
13 12 TAKE A BREAK
H Bauer 1,082,051 1,200,397 -9.9
14 13 RADIO TIMES
BBC Magazines 1,070,042 1,080,199 -0.9
15 15 ASDA GOOD FOR YOU!
MAGAZINE
Publicis Blueprint 959,440 n/a n/a
16 16 BBC PRE-SCHOOL
MAGAZINES (GROUP)
BBC Magazines 812,501 929,452 -12.6
17 17 DEBENHAMS DESIRE
Publicis Blueprint 745,126 745,126 0.0
18 18 READER'S DIGEST
Reader's Digest
Association 737,345 776,902 -5.1
19 22 CLOSER
Emap 590,211 540,044 9.3
20 21 GLAMOUR
Conde Nast 586,056 609,626 -3.9
21 24 HEAT
Emap 579,883 560,438 3.5
22 20 CHAT
IPC Media 554,375 609,163 -9.0
23 19 OK!
Northern & Shell 547,714 532,843 2.8
24 25 TIME MAGAZINE - EMEA
GROUP
Time Warner Publishing 547,018 551,114 -0.7
25 46 UNLIMITED
Bristol Magazines 542,250 338,000 60.4
26 23 NOW
IPC Media 539,902 591,795 -8.8
27 27 THE ECONOMIST
(WORLDWIDE)*
The Economist Newspaper 524,233 503,077 4.2
28 26 THAT'S LIFE
H Bauer 490,220 569,631 -13.9
29 34 NEW!
Northern & Shell 458,751 373,039 23.0
30 29 PICK ME UP
IPC Media 445,098 503,950 -11.7
31 32 COSMOPOLITAN
NatMags 442,384 462,943 -4.4
32 30 GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
NatMags 441,151 475,838 -7.3
33 44 HOMEBASE IDEAS
Publicis Blueprint 424,055 399,348 6.2
34 28 FHM
Emap 420,688 560,167 -24.9
35 33 WOMAN
IPC Media 417,362 485,463 -14.0
36 40 EMMA'S DIARY PREGNANCY
GUIDE
Lifecycle Marketing 414,930 416,140 -0.3
37 n/a LOVE IT!
News Magazines 405,441 n/a n/a
38 45 HELLO!
Hello! 403,666 392,481 2.8
39 31 EXCHANGE & MART/
AUTO EXCHANGE GROUP
United Advertising
Publications 402,364 491,152 -18.1
40 35 YOURS
Emap 400,132 440,070 -9.0
41 51 SKY THE MAGAZINE
IRELAND
John Brown Citrus 397,478 348,136 14.2
42 n/a YOUR FAMILY
Redwood 392,475 n/a n/a
43 37 WOMAN'S WEEKLY
IPC Media 391,426 425,568 -8.0
44 42 TV TIMES
IPC Media 372,712 418,192 -10.9
45 41 WOMAN'S OWN
IPC Media 367,729 424,292 -13.3
46 48 AUTO EXCHANGE GROUP
United Advertising
Publications 365,988 392,598 -6.8
47 36 VM THE VAUXHALL
MAGAZINE
Brooklands Group 365,882 394,846 -7.3
48 43 BEST
NatMags 362,183 398,289 -9.1
49 38 SAINSBURY'S: THE
MAGAZINE
Seven Publishing 357,883 346,898 3.2
50 53 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
The National
Geographic Society 355,956 350,253 1.6
51 52 PEOPLE'S FRIEND
DC Thomson 355,522 363,638 -2.2
52 54 THE GARDEN
RHS Publications 353,082 348,567 1.3
53 55 TIME**
Time Warner Publishing 346,279 349,814 -1.0
54 56 REVEAL
ACP-Natmag 342,245 273,159 25.3
55 47 BELLA
H Bauer 331,534 389,100 -14.8
56 50 MARIE CLAIRE
IPC Media 331,127 381,281 -13.2
57 57 BBC GOOD FOOD
BBC Magazines 325,240 317,039 2.6
58 59 WOMAN & HOME
IPC Media 325,223 327,554 -0.7
59 60 PRIMA
NatMags 321,617 326,231 -1.4
60 n/a REAL PEOPLE
ACP-Natmag 318,105 n/a n/a
61 62 WAITROSE FOOD
ILLUSTRATED
John Brown Citrus 314,474 299,474 5.0
62 63 NUTS
IPC Media 304,785 304,751 0.0
63 66 TV EASY
IPC Media 301,576 340,018 -11.3
64 61 CANDIS
Newhall Publications 301,114 319,914 -5.9
65 77 BBC GARDENERS' WORLD
BBC Magazines 300,418 326,622 -8.0
66 67 COMPANY
NatMags 275,038 302,127 -9.0
67 68 MORE
Emap 271,999 275,620 -1.3
68 91 STAR
Northern & Shell 268,797 182,393 47.4
69 65 TV QUICK
IPC Media 262,172 313,454 -16.4
70 84 SLIMMING WORLD MAGAZINE
Miles-Bramwell 255,035 264,081 -3.4
71 74 HERITAGE TODAY
John Brown Citrus 253,253 236,794 7.0
72 76 WEIGHTWATCHERS MAGAZINE
River Publishing 250,450 250,983 -0.2
73 75 IDEAL HOME
IPC Media 237,525 247,006 -3.8
74 80 MEN'S HEALTH
NatMag-Rodale 235,833 228,108 3.4
75 83 NEW WOMAN
Emap 231,785 270,686 -14.4
76 85 EGMONT GIRLS GROUP
Egmont 230,106 176,653 30.3
77 72 ZOO
Emap 228,024 260,317 -12.4
78 71 HEALTHY
River Publishing 225,099 300,331 -25.0
79 87 RED
Hachette Filipacchi 221,940 219,082 1.3
80 92 THE ECONOMIST -
CONTINENTAL EUROPE
EDITION
The Economist Newspaper 216,482 206,695 4.7
81 90 VOGUE
Conde Nast 216,218 210,333 2.8
82 69 BLISS
Emap 213,466 276,253 -22.7
83 88 HIGH LIFE
Cedar Communications 212,919 206,723 3.0
84 86 THE RENAULT MAGAZINE
Brooklands Publishing 212,117 215,827 -1.7
85 96 TV & SATELLITE WEEK
IPC Media 211,822 222,737 -4.9
86 95 ELLE
Hachette Filipacchi 208,802 203,584 2.6
87 97 PRIVATE EYE
Pressdram 207,437 209,981 -1.2
88 n/a EGMONT DISNEY GROUP
Egmont 203,362 163,029 24.7
89 73 SUGAR
Hachette Filipacchi 200,187 285,082 -29.8
90 n/a EASY LIVING
Conde Nast 200,083 171,038 17.0
91 93 MY WEEKLY
DC Thomson 198,980 225,914 -11.9
92 n/a INSTYLE
IPC Media 197,031 196,568 0.2
93 100 HOUSE BEAUTIFUL
NatMags 195,450 201,143 -2.8
94 n/a COUNTRY LIVING
IPC Media 192,250 189,696 1.3
95 98 PUZZLER COLLECTION
Puzzler Media 192,044 214,910 -10.6
96 96 FULL HOUSE
H Burda Media 191,987 n/a n/a
97 82 LOADED
IPC Media 185,268 237,083 -21.9
98 n/a INSIDE SOAP
Hachette Filipacchi 183,417 182,618 0.4
99 n/a BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE
BBC Magazines 182,706 166,720 9.6
100 n/a HOTLINE
River Publishing 179,313 158,030 13.5