Most Popular UK Magazines

Here is a list of the most popular magazines in the UK, ranked from 1 to 100 by average circulation per issue. Some notes on the list:

  • The ranking is based on audited figures for the full year ending December 2022.
  • Not all published magazines provide circulation figures. For example, Slimming World was the 6th best-selling magazine in 2021, Saga Magazine was 8th and Sainsbury’s Magazine was ranked 28th that year but their publishers did not provide figures for 2022.
  • Free magazines and those included as part of club memberships (such as The National Trust Magazine, Tesco Magazine, ES Magazine and Stylist) have been excluded from this list.
  • Print and digital circulation totals have been combined.
1TV ChoiceTV Listings
2What’s on TVTV Listings
3Radio TimesTV Listings
4Good HousekeepingWomen’s Lifestyle
5Take a BreakWomen’s Lifestyle
6The EconomistCurrent Affairs & News
7BBC Gardeners’ WorldGardening
8Private EyeCurrent Affairs & News
9Woman & HomeWomen’s Lifestyle
10Woman’s WeeklyWomen’s Lifestyle
11BBC Good FoodCooking
12PrimaWomen’s Lifestyle
13VogueFashion & Beauty
14Country LivingHome
15Take a Break MonthlyWomen’s Lifestyle
16YoursWomen’s Lifestyle
17The WeekCurrent Affairs & News
18HELLO!Women’s Lifestyle
19That’s LifeWomen’s Lifestyle
20ChatWomen’s Lifestyle
21TIMECurrent Affairs & News
22The People’s FriendWomen’s Lifestyle
23BellaWomen’s Lifestyle
24CosmopolitanFashion & Beauty
25Ideal HomeHome
26TV TimesTV Listings
27RedFashion & Beauty
28The SpectatorCurrent Affairs & News
29House & GardenHome
30National GeographicScience & Nature
31CloserWomen’s Lifestyle
32The Week JuniorKids
33WomanWomen’s Lifestyle
34House BeautifulHome
35New ScientistScience & Nature
36Woman’s OwnWomen’s Lifestyle
37GQMen’s Lifestyle
38GraziaWomen’s Lifestyle
39ElleFashion & Beauty
40Total TV GuideTV Listings
41TatlerFashion & Beauty
42Women’s HealthWomen’s Lifestyle
43OK!Women’s Lifestyle
44Garden AnswersGardening
45Conde Nast TravellerTravel
46Harper’s BazaarFashion & Beauty
47Your HomeHome
49Men’s HealthMen’s Lifestyle
50TV & Satellite WeekTV Listings
51HeatWomen’s Lifestyle
54New!Women’s Lifestyle
55My WeeklyWomen’s Lifestyle
57Love It!Women’s Lifestyle
59BBC HistoryHistory
61Style At HomeHome
62Inside SoapTV Listings
63Pick Me UpWomen’s Lifestyle
65The Big IssueCurrent Affairs & News
66LEGO Special EditionKids
67Country Homes and InteriorsHome
68BestWomen’s Lifestyle
70Homes & GardensHome
71Vanity FairWomen’s Lifestyle
72LEGO MinecraftKids
74LEGO Star WarsKids
7525 Beautiful HomesHome
77HELLO! FashionFashion & Beauty
78BBC Top GearMotoring
79Investors ChronicleFinance
80The OldieCurrent Affairs & News
81National Geographic TravellerTravel
83Country WalkingSport & Outdoors
84Living etcHome
85What Car?Motoring
86London Review of BooksGeneral Interest
87Runner’s WorldSport & Outdoors
88LEGO Super Hero LegendsKids
89MCN (Motor Cycle News)Motoring
90Elle DecorationHome
91Country LifeGeneral Interest
94Today’s GolferSport & Outdoors
95BBC CountryfileScience & Nature
96World Of InteriorsHome
97CountrysideGeneral Interest
99Classic & Sports CarMotoring
100Practical ClassicsMotoring

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