When it comes to Karnataka. no other newspaper offers you the kind of reach and penetration that we can. Now that the numbers speak for themselves, these are figures that you need to look at every time you sit down to formulate your media plan.

No one can get you across Karnataka as effectively as we can. And no one charges you as little as we do to get you there. So if you are looking to reach out to Karnataka's most lucrative markets. talk to us. We have the people's attention. Afterall, we are Kamataka's largest and fastest growing Kannada daily.

  VIJAY KARNATAKA PRAJAVANI UDAYAVANI SAMYUKTH KARNATAKA KANNADA PRABHA
HUBLI CITY 28,050 2,870 403 25,136 279
           
BANGALORE  CITY 104706 105258 25726 6715 15515
           
DISTRICTS/PARTICULARS VIJAY KARNATAKA PRAJAVANI UDAYAVANI SAMYUKTH
KARNATAKA
KANNADA PRABHA
BANGALORE CITY + RURAL 118718 130512 31885 7860 23806
KOLAR 15824 7752 1348 7740 2827
TUMKUR 19436 18286 2859 1773 3560
HASSAN 15844 11265 1393 1532 2149
TOTAL 169822 167815 37485 18905 32342
           
CHITRADURGA 13122 9379 978 2543 1574
DAVANGERE 17592 12404 950 4215 1840
TOTAL 30714 21783 1928 6758 3414
           
MYSORE 33110 13931 3219 1728 5844
MANDYA 13873 10350 1614 1554 3067
KODGU 6799 3767 651 # 983
CHAMRAJNAGAR 6132 2163 # 437 #
TOTAL 59914 30211 5484 3719 9894
           
HUBLI-DHARWAD 30113 4775 754 28483 501
BELGAUM 28730 5773 560 16839 4221
GADAG 10061 2209 # 7315 380
HARERI 12963 3888 # 6686 718
UTTAR KANNADA 17068 6679 3237 9767 681
TOTAL 98935 23324 4551 69090 6501
           
BAGALKOT 14977 4930 # 10339 1134
BIJAPUR 16480 4060 # 11808 831
TOTAL 31457 8990 # 22147 1965
           
GULBARGA 22915 5094 # 7202 372
BIDAR 8847 2544 # 1656 #
TOTAL 31762 7638 # 8858 372
           
GANGAVATI/KOPPAL 6978 4237 # 3312 1234
BALLARY 10466 10046 429 2831 1890
RAICHUR 10062 5231 # 2135 494
TOTAL 27506 19514 429 8278 3618
           
SHIMOGA 23792 16544 3204 2925 2360
CHIKMAGALUR 12117 9833 2622 1761 1679
TOTAL 35909 26377 5826 4686 4039
           
UDUPI (MANGLORE) 20264 1133 40660 # #
DAKSHINA KANNADA 40956 1645 68339 # 995
TOTAL 61220 2778 108999 # 995
           
OTHERS 5862 1148 21849 3664 1763
           
TOTAL 553101 309578 186551 146105 64903
*Source Based on ABC Certified Net Paid Sales for Jan-Jun 2003 for respective editions put to-gether
RATE COMPARISION CHART
PUBLICATIONS VIJAY KARNATAKA  PRAJA VANI  UDAY VANI  SAMYUKTA KARNATAKA 
  Rate/B & W 1400/- 1030/- 500/- 400/-
  *Source Based on ABC Certified Net Paid Sales for Jan - Jun 2003 for respective editions put to-gether
I.R.S. - 2002 R 2
NAME OF PUBLICATION READERSHIP
1. VIJAY KARNATAKA 46,59,000
2. PRAJAVANI 25,09,000
3. SAMYUKTA KARNATAKA 13,83,000
4. UDAYVANI 11,60,000
Vijay Karnataka - Far ahead of the competition 
Kannada Dailies  ABC, Jan - Jun 03* IRS 2002, R2**
VIJAY KARNATAKA 5,53,101 46,59,000
PRAJAVANI 3,09,578 25,09,000
UDAYVANI  1,86,551 13,83,000
SAMYUKTA KARNATAKA 1,46,105 11,60,000
  *Source Based on ABC Certified Net Paid Sales for Jan-Jun 2003 for respective editions put 
    to-gether. ** Readership IRS 2002, Round 2
 
READERSHIP PROFILE

– Vijay Karnataka has a total readership of 46,59,000.
– Vijay Karnataka is the only Kannada Daily to have witnessed a growth over last IRS (2002, R1)
– In Karnataka, every second newspaper reader reades Vijay Karnataka.
– In Karnataka, three out of five Kannada Newspaper reader reads Vijay Karnataka.
– 45.26% of Kannada Daily readers having MHI of above Rs. 10,000/- read Vijay Karnataka.
– Vijay Karnataka has 44% more readers than the No.2 Kannada Daily under segment SEC AB.


Vijay Karnataka is the largest read Kannada Daily amongst:
– Male readers with a readership of 36,20,000 (covering 63% males reading any Kannada Daily).
– Female readers with a readership of 10,39,000 (covering 53% females reading any Kannada Daily).
– Graduates/ PG and above segment with a readership of 6,42,000.
– Rural masses with a readership of 25,13,000.
– Urban masses with a readership of 21,46,000.
– Towns with population greater then 10 lakhs with a readership of 3,38,000 (gained 26.6% over IRS, R1).
– The age group of 12-19 years with a readership of 13,81,000.
– The age group of 20-44 years with a readership of 25,49,000.
– The age group of 45 and above with a readership of 7,30,000.

 
Readership Growth

Above chart showing only Vijay Karnatka has grown, the rest have lost ground.
ABC FIGURES OF VIJAY TIMES
(English Daily) JAN - JUNE 2003
EDITIONS  NO. OF COPIES
BANGLORE(Chitradurga, Mysore) 19,677
HUBLI(Gangavati, Gulbarga, Bagalkot) 13,469
MANGALORE(Shimoga) 7,552
TOTAL 40,668
 * Source: Based on ABC Certificate for Jan -June 2003
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KANPUR
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Kanpur 208 012
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