Wednesday, March 18, 2009
2008 Tally By Numbers
2008 Tally At A Glance

Total launches
: 74**
Total closures: 30
Missing in action: 7
Consumer launches: 58
Trade launches: 10
Farm launches: 1
Association launches: 2
Consumer closures: 21
Trade closures: 9
Custom launches*: 4
Custom closures*: 4

*Not included in totals.
**Number has been updated since inital publication of Tally.

2008 Tally By Numbers

# of French-language launches: 7
# of launches a luxury focus: 5
# of launches with a political focus: 1 (Perspectives)
# of launches with a frequency of 10x/year of more: 8
# of launches with a quarterly frequency: 30
# of launches with primarily paid circulation models: 13
# of launches that did not survive their first year: 5
# of closures that survived ten years or longer: 12
# of closures that survived less than five years: 13
# of launches with the word "Canadian" in the title: 4
# of launches with the word "Pussy" in the title: 1 (The Moose & Pussy)

Past Tally Round-up

Year      Total Launches     Total Closures
2008      74**                        29
2007      75**                        28
2006      82                           24
2005      93                           33
2004      139                         34
2003      101                         47
2002      83                           50
2001      69                           43
2000      81                           60
1999      122                         64
1998      116                         55

**Number has been updated since inital publication of Tally.

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