March again saw nearly every national newspaper losing print sales.
The daily newspaper market declined overall by 3.34 per cent to an average of 11,593,832 copies a day.
While the Sunday market was slightly more stable, dropping 2.43 per to an overall average weekly sale of 12,544,035.
The Financial Times was the only national newspaper to post a year-on-year rise in sales – up 3.37 per cent to 461,033.
For full analysis of the figures, including a unique league table based on paid for circulation growth, see this week’s Press Gazette magazine.
Full March sales round-up
National morning popular
Daily Mirror: 1,542,414, down 5.64 per cent
Daily Record: 401,354, down 9.17 per cent
Daily Star: 771,989, down 1.47 per cent
The Sun: 3,031,724, down 2.55 per cent
National morning mid market
Daily Express: 758,753, down 8.8 per cent
The Daily Mail: 2,342,915, down 2.29 per cent
National morning quality
The Daily Telegraph: 896, 197, down 0.59 per cent
Financial Times: 461,033, up 3.37 per cent
The Herald: 71,388, down 6.07 per cent
The Guardian: 366,233, down 3.58 per cent
The Independent: 252,714, down 1.23 per cent
The Times: 639,547, down 4.54 per cent
Evening Standard: 266,575, down 17.75 per cent
Racing Post: 80,343, down 7.03 per cent
National Sunday popular
Daily Star Sunday: 375,835, down 2.57 per cent
News of the World: 3,308,111, down 4.32 per cent
Sunday Mail: 495,880, down 6.22 per cent
Sunday Mirror: 1,380,560, down 4.6 per cent
The People: 730,721, down 13.94 per cent
Sunday Sport: 100,901, down 24.13 per cent
National Sunday mid market
Sunday Express: 778,766, down 12.93 per cent
The Mail on Sunday: 2,253,450, down 0.77 per cent
National Sunday quality
Independent on Sunday: 228,234, down 2.13 per cent
The Observer: 455,707, down 3.8 per cent
Scotland on Sunday: 73,529, down 5.49 per cent
Sunday Herald: 55,081, down 7.28 per cent
The Sunday Telegraph: 642,466, down 6.83 per cent
The Sunday Times: 1,236,911, down 8.8 per cent