March 12, 2007

Average Age of News Magazine Readers

News Magazine Readers U.S. Adult Population
1995 41.1 41.5
1996 41.8 41.7
1997 44.1 41.8
1998 43.2 42.2
1999 44.3 42.5
2000 44.7 42.7
2001 44.5 43.1
2002 45.2 43.4
2003 44.3 43.7
2004 45.4 43.8
2005 46.3 44
2006 45.6 44.3

The readership of news magazines is aging slightly faster than the population overall. In 2005, it was 46.3 years of age.