March 14, 2005

Magazine Readership by Select Genre

News Business Pop Culture
1995 64999 35918 178938
1996 64394 36370 173315
1997 68523 43846 177862
1998 70591 41754 176949
1999 63600 39232 168186
2000 62625 44474 163131
2001 66257 43300 172021
2002 70408 39163 180431
2003 68050 34078 185785
2004 65489 29012 170109

An estimated 170 million Americans read pop culture and entertainment magazines, while roughly 65 million read those news magazines.