The publisher hit seven figures at the end of November 2021, with total digital recurring support up by 87% in just three years
At the end of last month, the Guardian reported a total of 1,000,035 digital subscriptions, comprising 419,541 digital subscriptions and 580,494 recurring contributions from supporters in 180 countries worldwide.
Reader supporter has been driven significantly this year by major reports and investigations such as the Pegasus Project and the Pandora Papers as well as the Guardian’s 200th anniversary, its climate pledge and coverage of the global coronavirus outbreak.
Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian News & Media, said: “Six years since we first asked readers to contribute financially to support Guardian journalism, the strategy has been brilliantly successful. It is a tribute to the deep connection we have with readers that so many have chosen to support us without the imposition of a paywall.
“Thank you to Guardian readers around the world for helping to keep our journalism open and available to all, not just those who can afford it.”
Digital subscriptions and digital recurring support refer to total recurring contributions, memberships, patrons and paid digital subscriptions to the Guardian’s smartphone and iPad editions.