The ABC Island of Ireland report was published today finally detailing the state of the newspaper market. It shows that all of the markets declined in the past twelve months. Sundays are down 9% to 834,000, mornings down 7% to 495,000 and Evenings back 6% to 73,000.    

Whereas the rate of decline had been lessening in the last few reports, this one reverses that trend with all markets showing a greater percentage drop than recent reports. 

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Market JJ 2013 JJ 20122 Diff '000 Diff %
Total Sunday 834,374 915,575 -81,201 -9%
Total Morning 495,873 534,336 -38,463 -7%
Total Evening 73,942 78,735 -4,793 -6%
         
Total Market 1,404,189 1,528,646 -124,456 -8%

 

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