March 12, 2007

Number of U.S. Daily Newspapers

Morning Evening Total Daily Sunday
1990 559 1084 1611 863
1991 571 1042 1586 875
1992 596 996 1570 891
1993 623 954 1556 884
1994 635 935 1548 886
1995 656 891 1533 888
1996 686 846 1520 890
1997 705 816 1509 903
1998 721 781 1489 898
1999 736 760 1483 905
2000 766 727 1480 917
2001 776 704 1468 913
2002 777 692 1457 913
2003 787 680 1456 917
2004 814 653 1457 915
2005 817 645 1452 914

Morning weekday newspapers are making small gains, while evening weekday newspapers are in decline, resulting in a slight net loss in the number of U.S. daily newspapers.