Shonen Jump USA Circulation Data

In the upcoming January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump, a redesign of the magazine and website is being released.  Currently the website has not changed, but that should change early next week. In addition to the two new manga series, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s and Psyren, some new information about the circulation data of Shonen Jump were released. The following is taken from this issue, Shonen Jump #97. Information that is listed as zero was not listed below. Information in [  ] is additional information added by Shaman King Nation.

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Circulation Data: October 2009-September 2010 [The following are averages for each issue]

Total number of copies: 290,629

Mailed outside-country paid subscription stated on PS Form 3541: 76,035 [This is the number of Canadian subscriptions]

Paid distribution outside the mails including sales through dealers and carriers, street vendors, counter sales, and other paid distribution outside USPS: 75,661 [This is the number of issues sent to places such as Borders]

Total paid distribution: 151,697

Free or nominal rate outside-country copies included on PS Form 3541: 19,291

Free or nominal rate distribution outside the mail: 9,264

Total free or nominal rate distribution: 28,555 [Includes copies sent to libraries and such]

Total distribution: 180,251

Copies not distributed: 110,378 [This number includes copies not sold in stores]

Total: 290,629

Percent paid: 84.16%

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Circulation Data: January 2011 Issue

No. copies of single issue published nearest to filing date: Total number of copies 353,850

Mailed outside-country paid subscription stated on PS Form 3541: 65,459

Paid distribution outside the mails including sales through dealers and carriers, street vendors, counter sales, and other paid distribution outside USPS: 88,424

Free or nominal rate distribution outside the mail: 97,216

Total free or nominal rate distribution: 97,984

Total distribution: 251,967

Copies not distributed: 101,983

Total: 353,850

Percent paid: 61.10%

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