Free dailies America 1999-2011: less titles, higher circulation
The number of countries on the American continent has increased to 12 over the last years after the introduction of free dailies in Guatemala and Peru. Also circulation is again rising after 2009.
The number of titles and editions, however, is lower in 2010 and 2011 than it was in 2009. (Click for bigger picture.)
In Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic circulation rises, while also new launches in Peru and Guatemala causes a rise in circulation. In Chile, Mexico and the US circulation drops.
The drop in titles and editions in 2010 is mainly caused by closures in the US and Mexico in those years.