Four Trinity Mirror newspaper titles showed a month-on-month increase in their print and digital circulation in September according to figures published today.
The Western Mail, Wales on Sunday, the Manchester Evening News and the Huddersfield Daily Examiner all increased their combined circulation for print copies and e-editions, with the Western Mail showing the biggest gain with a 6pc rise.
However all the group’s big city titles showed a year-on-year drop in print circulations between August 2013 and August 2014, with the biggest falls coming at Birmingham’s Sunday Mercury, down 21pc, and Wales on Sunday, down 19.6pc.
ABC now publishes two sets of monthly data for Trinity Mirror’s principal titles, one showing print circulation and the other the combined print and digital figure.
The latest full year-on-year figures for print editions are as follows:
|Huddersfield Daily Examiner||15,092||16,844||-9.8%|
|Liverpool Sunday Echo||23,871||–||–|
|Manchester Evening News||69,155||71,348||-1.2%|
|North Wales Daily Post||26,764||27,423||-4.6%|
|South Wales Echo||22,185||25,322||-16.8%|
|Teesside Evening Gazette||27,365||30,721||-11.3%|
|Wales on Sunday||15,582||20,341||-19.6%|
The full month-on-month figures for the combined print and digital editions are as follows:
|Huddersfield Daily Examiner||15,402||15,294||0.7%|
|Liverpool Sunday Echo||21,345||23,871||-10.6%|
|Manchester Evening News||70,825||69,474||1.9%|
|North Wales Daily Post||26,466||27,058||-2.2%|
|South Wales Echo||21,265||22,373||-5.0%|
|Teesside Evening Gazette||27,397||27,530||-0.5%|
|Wales on Sunday||16,359||15,582||5.0%|