Magazine Audience and Circulation
Foreign Policy readers consist of the top leaders across government, corporate and academic sectors. An incredible 60% are classified as influential—six times the national norm. And they rely on Foreign Policy to keep up and engage with the world—69% say they do further research on a topic covered in Foreign Policy.1
Ranked Most Credible among Influentials vs. the Competition4
More Current than Most of Our Competition4
Foreign Policy Readers Are...2
61% have read 10 or more books in the past year
32% took more than six round-trip flights within the U.S. last year; 12% took six or more trips internationally
59% have two or more computers at home
29% are in top management; 77% are professionals; 24% sit on at least one board
Nearly 60% have been subscribers for more than three years; 95% spend more than an hour with each issue
Readers in Key Industries2
What Our Readers Say2
- Foreign Policy "provides analysis not available anywhere else"
- Foreign Policy "bridges the gap between specialist and generalist publications"
- Foreign Policy "identifies the newest and most important global trends"
1 BPA Audit, Dec. 2009
2 FP Subscriber Readership Study, November 2009
3 Erdos & Morgan US Subscriber Survey, 2005
4 Erdos & Morgan Opinion Leader Survey, 2008
“Foreign Policy has succeeded brilliantly in differentiating itself by being global, more eclectic, more reflective of creative thinking, more interesting, and more fun.”
—Jeffrey E. Garten,
Yale School of Management