The latest ABC monthly multi-platform reports have revealed that only Wales Online, the web platform for titles including the South Wales Echo and Western Mail, and the Huddersfield Daily Examiner’s site saw month-on-month increases in their audience of those submitted.
Newcastle daily The Journal, which merged its web operation with that of sister title The Chronicle in July, but remains open as archive site, recorded the biggest loss with a 24.3pc decrease in daily average unique browsers.
With the holiday season at its heigh, it is understood the dip in numbers was expected after many sites posted record numbers the previous month.
Among titles for which figures were available, all recorded a year-on-year increase in traffic of at least 20pc when compared to August 2014.
Of those, the North Wales Daily Post topped the rankings with a 116.8pc rise.
The following table shows the figures for August in full:
|Website||Daily average UB||M-o-M change (pc)||Y-o-Y change (pc)|
|Daily Post (Wales)||75,570||-2||116.8|
|Huddersfield Daily Examiner||53,060||0.1||22.6|
|Manchester Evening News||635,511||-9.4||76.3|
|Teesside Evening Gazette||93,484||-5.8||51.5|
|Trinity Mirror Regional Network||2,212,079||-4.2||N/A|