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The Big Issue is a lively, informative and often cheeky general-interest magazine with a social conscience. We are media that makes a difference – to the people who sell our mag, and through the stories we are able to tell every edition.

The Big Issue audience is young at heart, educated and loyal. Slightly more women than men read The Big Issue, while 46% of our readers are aged between 25 and 49.

Compared with the general population, The Big Issue reader is more likely to be:

  • A high-income earner (53%)
  • A professional, manager or white collar worker (80%)
  • Have a university degree or diploma (66%)

Source: Roy Morgan Readership Survey (December 2021)

Our readers are hard to reach by traditional media and, being savvy social types, they like to share their views and their copies of The Big Issue. With a circulation of 20,000 per issue and readership of 303,000The Big Issue is a magazine that readers are likely to pass on and refer back to.

Advertising with us means you reach a broad range of socially aware citizens who understand the media and respect organisations like ours. Contact us below to find out more about advertising opportunities.

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