The daily sales of The National and how they are funded: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

The daily Sales of The National and how they are funded.


The most recent circulation figures the Scottish Government Library can access for The National is 9,101 from January to December 2018.

Since 2019 The National de-registered from the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) until re-registering on 29/03/22. See

The National is owned by the Newsquest Media Group, and beyond newspaper and advertising sales we have no specific information on the income it receives. We’d suggest you contact The National for this information

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