The circulation of almost all larger Estonian newspapers fell in March as compared to the same time last year, National Broadcasting reports. Postimees is still the biggest daily; its average circulation in March was 56,900 copies, a fall by 1,300 from the same time last year.
The average number of printed copies of Ohtuleht fell in a year by 2,600 to 51,400. The circulation of Eesti Päevaleht fell by 3,900 to 23,200. The circulation of Äripäev increased by 1,800 to 13,600.
The weekly newspaper Eesti Ekspress saw its circulation fall by 600 to 29,800 while the circulation of weekly paper Maaleht fell by 500 to 43,400. The peak times of newspapers during recent history date back to the spring of 2007, when Postimees had a circulation of nearly 69,000, Ohtuleht 65,000, Eesti Päevaleht 40,000 and Äripäev 26,000.