History and profile
Göteborgs-Posten was first published in 1813, but ceased publication in 1822. It re-appeared in 1850. Publication seven days a week began in 1939. As of 2005 the paper was owned by Hjörne group. It changed its format from the classic broadsheet to compact on 5 October 2004.
It is published in Gothenburg, with containing coverage of local, regional, national and international issues. It is chiefly distributed in western Götaland. It has the second largest national circulation, after Dagens Nyheter and before Svenska Dagbladet. The circulation of the paper was 245,900 copies in weekdays in 2005. It reached about 600,000 people every day with a circulation of 245,700 in 2006. According to its publisher, seven out of ten Gothenburgers read Göteborgs-Posten every day. Its 2010 circulation was 227,200 copies.