TOP PAID-CIRCULATION CONSUMER MAGAZINES (CHART)

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Figures are based on information assembled by BPA International. Sources in each country are listed below each chart. Dates for figures are for the six months ended March 1994 except where noted.

AUSTRALIA

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Woman's Day 1,118,659 NA

2 Australian Women's Weekly 1,113,316 NA

3 New Idea 873,293 NA

4 TV Week (National) 495,677 NA

5 Reader's Digest (Australian Ed.) 482,247 NA

6 Australian Family Circle 304,789 NA

7 Cleo 303,757 NA

8 Cosmopolitan 286,903 NA

9 Better Homes & Gardens 234,888 NA

10 Who Weekly 220,798 NA

Consumer magazines changed their audit in January 1994 to a calendar-year basis, so comparison figures will be unavailable until the January-to-June '95 audit. Source: ABC Australia.

CANADA

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Leisure Ways 608,871 2.4%

2 Legion 517,813 -2.2%

3 Touring 459,041 3.7%

4 Westworld BC 458,761 0.8%

5 Feature 433,721 -4.2%

6 PocketPro 333,175 4.1%

7 Homemaker's 321,108 -5.1%

8 Westworld Alberta 305,223 1.4%

9 Primeurs 192,724 21.6%

10 Primetime 190,456 4.6%

Source: Canadian Circulations Audit Board (Canada).

GERMANY

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Auf einen Blick 2,706,712 -4.7%

2 H”rzu 2,563,587 -5.3%

3 TV Movie 2,347,289 17.8%

4 TV H”ren & Sehen 2,324,864 -2.4%

5 TV Spielfilm 2,163,139 21.2%

6 Bild der Frau 2,108,309 6.6%

7 Fernsehwoche 1,842,008 -11.5%

8 Funk Uhr 1,674,092 -11.0%

9 Das Beste/Reader's Digest 1,620,358 -0.5%

10 Neue Post 1,563,667 -6.7%

Figures for three months ending December 1994. Source: ivw.

ITALY

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Sorrisi e Canzoni TV 1,997,809 -9.4%

2 Famiglia Cristiana 1,070,652 4.2%

3 Gente 769,185 -1.2%

4 Oggi 728,533 -1.9%

5 Telesette 708,975 -0.4%

6 Donna Moderna 618,739 -4.2%

7 Quattroruote 596,742 -10.6%

8 Panorama 530,031 1.1%

9 Topolino 501,639 -6.0%

10 Selezione (Reader's Digest) 442,573 -2.5%

September 1993 to August 1994. Source: Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa.

JAPAN

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 The Television 1,021,607 NA

2 Ie-no-Hakari 983,736 3.3%

3 Shukan Post 849,827 18.9%

4 Esse 746,540 -0.5%

5 Josei Jishin 733,397 -5.9%

6 Shukan Bunshun 727,321 -5.2%

7 Josei Seven 700,854 -8.5%

8 Shukan Gendai 677,297 21.6%

9 Weekly Playboy 614,968 -4.6%

10 Bungei Shunju 597,611 3.9%

Source: Shiho Nishimura, International Affairs Division.

SPAIN

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Pronto 695,585 -7.3%

2 Hola 654,836 0.4%

3 Super Tele 489,436 109.0%

4 Teleprograma 404,778 -41.6%

5 Tele Indiscreta 395,993 -38.3%

6 Lecturas 331,789 3.4%

7 Semana 318,821 -11.7%

8 Clara 307,212 2.7%

9 Diez Minutos 304,165 -13.3%

10 Muy Interesante* 284,284 -2.0%

1993 figures. Source: Oficina de Justificacion de la Diffusion.

UNITED KINGDOM

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Reader's Digest 1,784,733 8.0%

2 What's on TV 1,651,507 7.9%

3 Radio Times 1,441,280 -4.1%

4 TV Times 998,378 -1.9%

5 Woman's Weekly 785,604 0.2%

6 Woman 769,364 7.6%

7 Woman's Own 757,569 5.9%

8 Viz Comic 625,062 -12.4%

9 Prima 565,048 -15.0%

10 Best 530,642 -8.5%

Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations Ltd.

UNITED STATES

RANK TITLE CIRCULATION CHANGE

1 Reader's Digest 15,231,649 -6.3%

2 TV Guide 14,266,020 -2.4%

3 National Geographic 9,367,954 -2.0%

4 Better Homes & Gardens 7,615,315 0.2%

5 Good Housekeeping 5,056,700 0.9%

6 Ladies' Home Journal 5,036,495 -2.0%

7 Family Circle 5,004,635 -1.3%

8 McCall's 4,636,022 0.7%

9 Woman's Day 4,508,333 -0.3%

10 The Cable Guide 4,371,334 -17.2%

Figures for six months ending June 1994. Sources: Audit Bureau of Circulations, BPA Consumer Magazines.

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