List of newspapers in India by circulation

This is a list of the top 10 newspapers in India by circulation. These figures include both print and digital subscriptions, are compiled by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. The figures include normal print editions, branded print editions (e.g., regional editions or editions tailored for commuters), and digital subscriptions (e.g., for tablet computers or restricted-access).

Readership vs Circulation

Circulation figures try to estimate the number of copies sold, while readership figures are usually higher as they tend to estimate the number of people who actually read the news paper. Typically, readership tends to be 2.5 times circulation, though this may be higher or lower depending on individual cases.[1]

List of newspapers and Circulation figures

Average Qualifying Sales[2]
Rank Newspaper Headquarters Language Jan-Jul 2017
1 Dainik Jagran Kanpur Hindi 3,964,064
2 Dainik Bhaskar Bhopal Hindi 3,758,949
3 Hindustan New Delhi Hindi 2,735,252
4 The Times of India Mumbai English 2,716,291
5 Amar Ujala Noida Hindi 2,662,855
6 Malayala Manorama Kottayam Malayalam 2,388,886
7 Sakshi Vijayawada Telugu 1,862,018
8 Rajasthan Patrika Jaipur Hindi 1,784,142
9 Daily Thanthi Chennai Tamil 1,657,318
10 Mathrubhumi Kozhikode Malayalam 1,432,568

See also


  1. ^ "Circulation vs readership". The basics of sellign newspaper advertising. McLinnis and associates. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Details of most circulated publications for the audit period Jan - Jun 2017" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 2016-12-27.

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