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Top 10 Weeklies: Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2009 — Round 1

Following are the top ten weeklies (magazines and newspapers both) in India, according to the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2009 Round 1 released recently by the Media Research Users Council (MRUC). The survey was conducted by Hansa Research. Note: These are all readership figures (in lakhs) and not circulation numbers.

TOP 10 WEEKLIES
Rank Publication Language IRS 2008 ROUND 1 IRS 2009 ROUND 1
1 Kumudam Tamil 74.45 66.58
2 Kungumam Tamil 73.75 66.74
3 India Today English 68.73 58.23
4 India Today Hindi 66.61 54.56
5 Ananda Vikatan Tamil 56.36 49.43
6 Balarama Malayalam 34.56 31.45
7 Biweekly: Junior Vikatan Tamil 35.67 28.21
8 Malayala Manorama Malayalam 27.81 27.43
9 Swati Sapari Vara Patrika Telugu 28.04 20.72
10 Sadin Axomiya (Assamese) 23.94 18.57
(All figures are in lakhs)
Date posted: May 18, 2009 Last modified: May 23, 2018 Total views: 1184