What Country Reads the Most Newspapers?

There are about 1,800 daily newspapers in the United States, and each day 287 copies of a newspaper are sold here for every 1,000 persons.

But in Sweden, 572 copies of a daily newspaper are sold for every 1,000 persons, making the Swedes the greatest newspaper readers on earth.

The small African nation of Rwanda has a population of 10 million, more than the population of Sweden. But the total circulation of Rwanda’s only daily newspaper is just 200!

About Karen Hill

Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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