In 1994 the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper in Japan achieved a daily audited circulation greater than 10 million printed copies. By 2011 print circulation increased in spite of the growth of digital media.
"Founded in 1874, the Yomiuri Shimbun is credited with having the largest newspaper circulation in the world, having a combined morning and evening circulation of 14,323,781 through January 2002. In 2010, the daily was the number one in the list of the world's biggest selling newspapers with a circulation of 10,021,000. As of mid-year 2011, it still had a combined morning-evening circulation of almost 13.5 million for its national edition. The paper is printed twice a day and in several different local editions" (Wikipedia article Yomiuri Shimbun, accessed 7-2019).