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Evening Standard Readership and Distribution


The London Evening Standard is now more accessible to more Londoners than ever before; a commitment to quality journalism and an intelligent and targeted distribution model means that the newspaper has continued to target and retain its core audience of professional, upmarket Londoners.
March 2014 saw 900,000 copies of the London Evening Standard distributed via retailers, supermarkets, corporate headquarters, hotels, mainline train stations and a team of over 300 branded merchandisers.  London Evening Standard distribution facts:
  • Over 100,000 copies distributed in and around mainline stations and via TFL bins
  • Over 180,000 copies distributed in the City
  • Over 500,000 Copies distributed by hand
Distribution 895 758
London Readership1 413 000
National Readership1 551 000
Men867 000
Women546 000
AB Adults568 000
ABC1 Adults930 000
18 - 44871 000
Adults in full time employment886 000
Urbanites550 000
Adults from an ethnic minority535 000
Source: NRS Jan - June 2016 London ITV. ABC Jan - June 2017.