The Star maintains its position as the country’s number one English daily, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) report.
Its average daily circulation increased to 339,162 in the second half of 2013. up 2.4% or 8,042 copies from a year earlier.
The Star’s circulation rose for both the print and digital formats. The digital replica saw a circulation of 49,551, up 17% year-on-year.
Sunday Star also recorded an improved performance, with circulation growing 2.2%, or 7,814 copies, to 341,963. The digital edition accounted for 49,737, up 19% from a year earlier.
Harian Metro retains the top spot among Bahasa Malaysia dailies but with a lower circulation. Its circulation slid 9.5%, or 36,174 copies, to 343,840 in the second half of last year.
For the first time in at least two years, Mingguan Malaysia has overtaken Metro Ahad as the premier Bahasa weekly. Its circulation grew 1.9% to 373,352 in 2013’s second half while Metro Ahad’s circulation fell 10.6% to 362,807.(The Star)