Magazine circulation for 6 mos. ending 6/30/02

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Magazines by Circulation for 6 mos. ended 6/30/2002
Top paid circulation magazines for first half 2002 (compared with the same period in 20010)
RankPublicationAverage paid circulation% change
1 Modern Maturity 17,538,189 -7.4
2 Reader's Digest 12,212,040 -2.7
3 TV Guide 9,072,609 -3.7
4 Better Homes & Gardens 7,602,575 0.0
5 National Geographic 6,890,852 -11.8
6 Good Housekeeping 4,708,964 3.8
7 Family Circle 4,671,052 -6.6
8 Woman's Day 4,167,933 2.8
9 Time 4,114,137 1.3
10 Ladies' Home Journal 4,101,280 0.0
11 My Generation 3,846,955 NA
12 People Weekly 3,617,127 -2.3
13 Rosie 3,503,993 -12.5
14 Medizine* 3,467,508 -0.4
15 Westways 3,328,280 5.6
16 Home & Away 3,313,966 0.0
17 Sports Illustrated 3,252,896 0.4
18 Newsweek 3,248,097 1.6
19 Playboy 3,217,269 2.1
20 Prevention 3,131,814 0.7
21 Cosmopolitan 2,963,351 12.1
22 Guideposts 2,747,626 3.4
23 Via Magazine 2,655,203 0.1
24 American Legion Magazine 2,644,518 1.6
25 Maxim 2,569,172 2.2
26 Southern Living 2,546,471 0.0
27 Glamour 2,509,566 17.3
28 NEA Today* 2,481,604 1.7
29 Seventeen 2,431,943 2.6
30 Redbook 2,380,410 3.5
31 Martha Stewart Living 2,323,129 -3.4
32 O, The Oprah Magazine 2,275,599 -17.3
33 YM 2,262,574 -0.6
34 AAA Going Places 2,191,629 3.4
35 Parents 2,092,443 3.5
36 Smithsonian 2,040,294 0.6
37 Parenting Magazine 2,039,462 27.1
38 U.S. News & World Report 2,018,621 -2.2
39 Money 1,945,265 2.0
40 Ebony 1,884,739 5.6
41 National Enquirer 1,801,598 -9.9
42 Country Living 1,711,449 4.9
43 Shape 1,692,690 0.4
44 Woman's World 1,668,482 0.8
45 In Style 1,660,193 1.6
46 Men's Health 1,659,594 -1.7
47 Teen People 1,651,723 2.5
48 VFW Magazine 1,645,944 -2.8
49 Entertainment Weekly 1,635,623 6.1
50 Cooking Light 1,603,680 -0.3
51 Golf Digest 1,578,248 1.2
52 Endless Vacation 1,541,107 22.1
53 ESPN The Magazine 1,536,346 13.8
54 First for Women 1,534,370 9.4
55 American Rifleman 1,525,370 -9.0
56 Field & Stream 1,519,280 -13.5
57 FamilyFun 1,482,788 8.6
58 Popular Science 1,468,346 -6.6
59 Sunset 1,446,911 -0.1
60 Star 1,435,863 -6.0
61 Golf Magazine 1,426,304 1.9
62 Boys' Life 1,410,198 5.6
63 Health 1,407,660 2.1
64 Car and Driver 1,369,848 0.3
65 Self 1,284,604 -17.3
66 Motor Trend 1,272,053 1.5
67 Bon Appetit 1,263,134 -1.6
68 Rolling Stone 1,254,200 -1.0
69 Vogue 1,245,490 12.7
70 Popular Mechanics 1,239,186 0.0
71 PC Magazine 1,232,840 0.3
72 Book * 1,203,404 195.4
73 Fitness 1,197,638 1.2
74 Stuff 1,170,555 19.9
75 Cable Guide* 1,161,920 -49.2
76 Family Handyman 1,152,187 -2.3
77 Outdoor Life 1,149,876 -15.3
78 Disney Adventures* 1,116,832 2.0
79 American Hunter 1,113,834 -11.0
80 PC World 1,112,089 -11.1
81 Vanity Fair 1,107,802 1.4
82 Country Home 1,101,234 8.5
83 Kiplinger's Personal Finance 1,072,471 4.1
84 Us Weekly 1,065,589 16.0
85 Scouting 1,056,679 1.9
86 FHM (For Him Magazine) 1,056,587 28.6
87 Discover 1,054,788 4.4
88 Cosmo Girl 1,054,638 33.5
89 Essence 1,052,925 0.2
90 Real Simple 1,047,796 33.6
91 Soap Opera Digest 1,041,354 0.1
92 Michigan Living 1,037,811 0.0
93 Nickelodeon Magazine* 1,022,148 11.9
94 Home 1,010,623 0.4
95 Elle 989,728 2.9
96 Jet 987,121 -1.5
97 Businessweek 977,128 0.6
98 This Old House 974,052 21.1
99 Travel & Leisure 960,779 -3.7
100 Food & Wine 957,838 5.5
101 Victoria 957,638 -3.3
102 Allure 957,276 1.4
103 Marie Claire 952,223 4.6
104 Secure Retirement* 944,275 -4.1
105 Child 942,193 -0.2
106 Gourmet 934,778 -2.3
107 The New Yorker 924,745 7.8
108 Forbes 921,410 1.6
109 House Beautiful 901,880 4.1
110 Fortune 875,520 2.4
111 Texas Co-op Power* 849,738 7.3
112 Mutual Funds 842,779 3.0
113 Traditional Home 832,787 -0.5
114 Midwest Living 828,749 1.6
115 Architectural Digest 828,730 0.2
116 House & Garden 822,611 9.2
117 Smart Money 822,436 1.6
118 Vibe 820,792 5.6
119 Athlon Football 810,588 3.2
120 Realtor Magazine* 797,628 4.5
121 Conde Nast Traveler 780,051 -2.7
122 Lucky 779,521 NA
123 GQ-Gentlemen's Quarterly 775,084 -3.9
124 Sports Illustrated for Kids* 774,359 -0.1
125 Handy, Handyman Club Of America Magazine 772,430 -7.0
126 Fast Company 770,672 12.8
127 Road & Track 762,688 -1.3
128 Weight Watchers 745,384 NA
129 Sierra 728,221 14.2
130 Biography Magazine 724,550 5.0
131 More 723,066 20.5
132 Esquire 720,894 7.2
133 Harper's Bazaar 718,834 -0.6
134 Traveler 715,661 -3.2
135 Hot Rod 711,224 -3.0
136 Tennis Magazine 705,264 0.3
137 Scientific American 681,122 -2.2
138 Inc. 680,394 3.3
139 Game Informer Magazine 669,965 261.5
140 Jane 663,222 5.2
141 Travel Holiday 657,883 0.0
142 Outside 649,420 -2.3
143 Automobile Magazine 645,211 0.4
144 America's 1st Freedom 635,580 -15.1
145 Men's Fitness 635,145 7.3
146 Globe 634,601 -5.3
147 Men's Journal 620,614 -2.3
148 Premiere 619,265 1.9
149 Reader's Digest Large Print 619,091 14.6
150 Street & Smith's Sports Group 618,580 -3.1
151 Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion 617,210 2.1
152 Sporting News 614,324 14.5
153 New Choices-The Magazine for Your Health 605,834 -0.5
154 Metropolitan Home 604,557 -0.5
155 Penthouse 601,365 -15.9
156 AAA Texas Journey 598,824 3.9
157 National Wildlife 593,133 -9.0
158 Better Homes & Gardens Wood 562,338 2.2
159 Bassmaster Magazine 560,016 -3.5
160 Business 2.0 557,093 57.8
161 Entrepreneur 543,885 -2.1
162 Electronic Gaming Monthly 536,610 25.7
163 Runner's World 528,905 1.6
164 Fit Pregnancy* 528,214 0.6
165 Guns & Ammo 528,160 -9.3
166 Spin 526,973 -4.0
167 Boat U.S. Magazine 517,436 1.5
168 J-14 517,112 1.1
169 Coastal Living 514,594 9.4
170 Computer Shopper 513,724 2.5
171 Wired 509,300 0.6
172 Worth Magazine 509,010 0.3
173 Yankee 508,840 -1.1
174 Atlantic Monthly 502,113 -16.0
175 Rotarian 496,787 1.1
176 Gardening How-To 490,580 -14.2
177 Lion 487,081 -1.9
178 Nick Jr.* 485,338 70.9
179 Kentucky Living 483,632 2.6
180 Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel* 477,214 -8.0
181 W 471,265 6.5
182 Muscle & Fitness 470,263 2.5
183 Carolina Country 466,086 3.2
184 Tennessee Magazine 465,478 2.4
185 Elle Decor 461,618 1.1
186 Black Enterprise 457,836 6.4
187 Sound & Vision 453,022 -0.4
188 Ski Magazine 452,578 -0.4
189 Popular Photography 451,725 -0.5
190 Audubon 450,920 -2.2
191 Petersen's 4 Wheel & Off-Road 434,790 -2.1
192 Town & Country 431,491 -1.5
193 Bride's Magazine 428,733 -5.0
194 New York 427,875 -2.7
195 Diabetes Forecast 425,921 3.2
196 People En Espanol 420,849 23.7
197 Washington/Puget Sound Journey 419,319 2.4
198 Details 417,631 3.8
199 Southern Accents 414,699 1.0
200 My Business* 410,951 -4.4
NOTES: Top paid circulation data for magazines are six-month averages for the period ending June 30, 2002 (compared with the same period in 2001) based on Audit Burea of Circulations and BPA International figures. Both services also audits non-paid circulation, not shown. Magazines marked with an asterisk (*)are audited by BPA. The rest are from ABC.
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