Below you can find circulation figures and annual change in circualtion for the ten largest newspapers in Norway each year. The information is based on data from the Norwegian Media Businesses' Association (MBL) and the National Association of Local Newspapers (LLA). MBL organises the majority of Norwegian newspapers and publishes annual statistics based on audited reports from member newspapers. LLA is an association for smaller local newspapers and has about 110 members.
From 2018 onwards more newspaper sales with discounts are included than before, and circulation figures are published every six months. In the table below circulation of the last six months every year is used.
Ten largest newspapers in Norway 2021
no. of copies
|VG*||311 611||24 296|
|Aftenposten||254 208||-3 108|
|Dagbladet*||109 473||-5 891|
|Dagens Næringsliv||95 988||3 341|
|Bergens Tidende||89 053||4 951|
|Adresseavisen||76 803||1 173|
|Stavanger Aftenblad||63 965||697|
|Fædrelandsvennen||37 852||1 238|
|Klassekampen||34 036||1 661|
|Romerikes Blad||33 646||572|
From 2017 onwards the circulation of VG includes VG's online premium edition. Dagbladet's premium edition is included in the circulation of Dagbladet from 2015 onwards.
2018 onwards circulation numbers are reported twice a year based on six-month periods instead of a whole year, and more sales with discounts are included than before. Here we use circulation figures for the last six months every year.
Until 2014 the circulation data was based on print editions. From 2014 onwards circulation data are measured as print circulation, digital circulation and net total. In this overview net total circulation, including both print and digital circulation, is used.