In 2022, Canada’s daily newspaper circulation (paid and free) stood at 16.1 million copies over the course of a week. 63% of daily newspaper circulation was paid and 37% was free (controlled).

  • Daily newspaper paid circulation accounted for 10,089,712 copies weekly and controlled circulation accounted for 5,992,395 copies weekly.
  • There were 71 daily newspaper titles in Canada.

The 2022 Snapshot fact sheet is based on circulation sourced from audit companies (AAM, CMCA, CCAB) or owner-provided data. Please note, the detailed spreadsheet with title specific data is no longer available.

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Snapshot 2022 – Fact Sheet (PDF) | Report (Excel) | Report (PDF)

Historical Circulation Data

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