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Top 10 Canadian Magazines for June 2013

AAM's semiannual periodical Snapshot report includes top-line print and digital circulation data for all consumer magazine members for the first half of 2013. Below are some highlights from the report.

Key Stats

Of the 60 titles that reported comparable data, overall paid and verified circulation was down 7 percent for the first half of 2013 compared with the first half of 2012. Paid subscriptions were down 7.4 percent, while single-copy sales were down 5.4 percent. The full Snapshot report, which also includes digital replica circulation and analyzed nonpaid circulation, is available in AAM’s Media Intelligence Center.

Top 10 Lists

Below are a few charts pulled from the report — the top 10 Canadian consumer magazines by total paid and verified circulation and single-copy sales. 

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Top 10 Canadian Magazines by Paid & Verified Circulation
As filed with AAM. Subject to audit.

Publication Name Total Paid
& Verified 6/30/2013
Total Paid
& Verified 6/30/2012
Percent Change
CHATELAINE 539,913 550,615 -1.9%
READER'S DIGEST CANADIAN ENGLISH EDITION 458,233 552,664 -17.1%
MACLEAN'S 313,007 321,275 -2.6%
CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME 232,893 248,158 -6.2%
COUP DE POUCE 207,208 205,321 0.9%
CHATELAINE (FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION) 170,993 176,150 -2.9%
CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC 154,470 162,018 -4.7%
L'ACTUALITE 154,307 159,307 -3.1%
TODAY'S PARENT 143,134 144,471 -0.9%
MONEYSENSE 133,591 130,270 2.5%

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Top 10 Canadian Consumer Magazines by Single-Copy Sales
As filed with AAM. Subject to audit.

Publication Name Single-Copy Sales 6/30/2013 Single-Copy Sales 6/30/2012 Percent Change
CHATELAINE 100,230 90,750 10.4%
CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME 72,758 74,166 -1.9%
7 JOURS 55,995 62,880 -10.9%
HELLO! 55,794 69,384 -19.6%
LOULOU CANADA'S SHOPPING MAGAZINE 44,054 43,698 0.8%
READER'S DIGEST CANADIAN ENGLISH EDITION 41,393 27,142 52.5%
LA SEMAINE 39,027 45,032 -13.3%
CHATELAINE (FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION) 27,916 26,076 7.1%
MACLEAN'S 27,830 24,556 13.3%
COUP DE POUCE 26,341 26,141 0.8%

Accessing the Report

The full Snapshot report, which contains data on more than 500 U.S. and Canadian consumer magazines, is available in AAM’s Media Intelligence Center. AAM members will need their user name and password to access the report.

Complete publisher's statement data is available in the Media Intelligence Center within weeks following the Snapshot report. A supplement to the Snapshot report, which contains additional titles, is also available. More information about the report is available here.