In 2015, Canada's daily newspaper circulation (paid and free) stood at 5.1 million copies on an average publishing day and 30.4 million copies over the course of a week. There were 90 paid dailies in Canada last year and 13 free dailies for a grand total of 103 daily newspapers. There was one fewer daily newspaper publishing by the end of 2015.
As of June 2014 there are 1,040 community newspapers in Canada and more than 1,100 editions. Community newspapers publish more than 20.6 million copies each week and the majority of circulation is free (controlled) accounting for 19.7 million copies weekly. Total circulation is 4.9% higher than last year with the growth coming from controlled circulation papers. Community newspapers publish in both broadsheet and tabloid formats, although 88% of all editions are tabloids.
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Circulation data may also be obtained from the following sources*:
- Canadian Media Circulation Audit (CMCA)
- Canadian Advertising Rates and Data (CARD)
- Alliance for Audited Media (AAM)
- CCAB, a division of BPA Worldwide
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