Territory Information

Territory Profile - United Kingdom
Overview Economic Indicators ( June 2019 )
UK-Flag Language English Inflation1.80%
Population 66 million GDP Growth Rate0.20%
Currency GBP/Pound Sterling Interest Rate0.75%
Measures Metric (with Imperial still used) Unemployment3.8%
Base VAT 20% Consumer Confidence-13%
Useful Information
UK-Map Average Age 40.5  
Main Religion Christianity  
Tourist Numbers 38 million USA, France, Germany, Spain
Largest Cities London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds Dublin, Glasgow
Main Airports Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted Luton, Edinburgh
Press Market Overview
Market Indicators   Top 10 Selling Categories Top 10 selling Magazines (copies)
Number Of Local Magazine Titles 3543 Women's Interest Radio Times
Average Cover price (magazine) £2.10 TV Listings TV Choice
Value Of Domestic Market £893.7 million Children's Magazines What's on TV
VAT % on Printed Press 0% Puzzle Take a Break
VAT % On Digital Press 20% (within UK) Leisure Interests Hello
Newsstand/Subscription Split 78/22 Motoring & Motorcycling TV Times
Number of Imported Titles Available   News & Current Affairs OK celebrity
    Sport Woman's Weekly
    Home Improvement Closer
    Music Chat
Key Publishers Key Distributors
Bauer Magazine Media Frontline
TI Media Marketforce UK
Immediate Media Company Seymour
Hearst Northern & Shell
D C Thomson Warner Group Distribution
Northern & Shell  
Egmont Magazines  
Puzzler Media  
Redan Company  
Retail Landscape
Retail Type By Market Share Market Share % Key Retailers Ranging Opportunites Promotions
Grocery 32.0% Independents - 19.4%   Ratecard link
Independent 19.5% Tesco - 16.8%   Ratecard link
Convenience/Grocer 12.2% Sainsburys - 9.7%   Ratecard link
CTN 8.6% Coop 7.6%   Ratecard link
High Street 7.0% Morrisons - 7.5%   Ratecard link
Travel 4.8% Asda - 7%   Ratecard link
Discounters 4.2% WHS High Street - 4.8%   Ratecard link
Ireland 3.6% WHS Travel - 4.6%   Ratecard link
Forecourts 0.8% Martins - 3%   Ratecard link
    Aldi - 3.7%   Ratecard link
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Local Trade Bodies