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RankTitleCountryCirculation (000)
1Yomiuri ShimbunJapan14,067
2The Asahi ShimbunJapan12,121
3Mainichi ShimbunJapan5,587
4Nihon Keizai ShimbunJapan4,635
5Chunichi ShimbunJapan4,512
7Sankei ShimbunJapan2,757
8Canako Xiaoxi (Beijing)China2,627
9People’s DailyChina2,509
10Tokyo SportsJapan2,425
11The SunUnited Kingdom2,419
12The Chosun IlboSouth Korea2,378
13USA TodayUSA2,310
14The Wall Street JournalUSA2,107
15Daily MailUK2,093
16The Joongang IlboSouth Korea2,084
17The Dong-A IlboSouth Korea2,052
18Nikkan SportsJapan1,965
19Hokkaido ShimbunJapan1,922
20Dainik JagranIndia1,911
21Yangtse Evening PostChina1,715
22Sports NipponJapan1,711
23The Nikkan GendaiJapan1,686
24Times of IndiaIndia1,680
25Guangzhou DailyChina1,650
26The MirrorUK1,597
27Yukan FujiJapan1,559
28Shizuoka ShimbunJapan1,479
29Nanfang City News (Guangzhou)China1,410
30Dainik BhaskarIndia1,405
31Sankei SportsJapan1,368
32Hochi ShimbunJapan1,354
33Yangcheng Evening News (Guangzhou)China1,320
34Malayala ManoramaIndia1,309
35Liberty TimesTaiwan1,300
36Thai RathThailand1,200
37New York TimesUSA1,121
38Hindustan TimesIndia1,108
39Chutian Metro Daily (Wuhan)China1,084
40Gujarat SamacharIndia1,051
41Ananda Bazar PatrikaIndia1,046
42Xinmin Evening News (Shanghai)China1,045
44Nishi-Nippon ShimbunJapan1,025
45Kronen ZeitungAustria1,009
46WAZ MediengruppeGermany1,001
47United Daily NewsTaiwan1,000
48China TimesTaiwan1,000
49Daily SportsJapan999
50The HinduIndia989
52Beijing Evening NewsChina950
54Los Angeles TimesUSA902
55Information TimesChina900
56Daily NewsThailand900
58Peninsula City NewsChina860
59Kom Chad LuekThailand850
60Kyoto ShimbunJapan825
61Kobe ShimbunJapan821
62Punjab KesariIndia817
63Komsomolskaya PravdaRussia817
64Rajasthan PatrikaIndia804
65Dahe NewspaperChina796
66Chugoku ShimbunJapan789
67Ouest FranceFrance783
68Daily SakaiIndia783
71De TelegraafThe Netherlands753
72Qianjiang Evening NewsChina750
73Qilu Evening NewsChina750
74Nanfang DailyChina750
75Daily ThanthiIndia750
76Moskovskiy KomsomoletsRussia750
78Daily ExpressUK720
79New York Daily NewsUSA715
80The Washington PostUSA708
81Daily StarUK705
82Today Evening NewsChina699
83New York PostUSA686
84Corriere della SeraItaly677
85Wuhan Evening NewsChina660
86Modern ExpressChina651
87Yanzhao Metro DailyChina650
88Metro ExpressChina650
89Zeitungsgruppe KolnGermany628
90Kahoku ShimpoJapan622
91La RepubblicaItaly622
93Beijing Youth DailyChina606
94Chicago TribuneUSA601
95New ExpressChina600
96Daily SunshineChina600
98Khao SodThailand600
99Apple DailyTaiwan600
100Min Sheng PaoTaiwan600


World Press Trends, the World Association of Newspapers, 2005

((Note: Newspapers in some countries do not submit their figures to independent Audit Bureaux of Circulation. In these cases, figures are provided by the publishers themselves or other sources and cannot be verified independently. Publication in this list does not imply that WAN endorses these figures.

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