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Bahrain
Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports

Internet Usage Statistics:
1,278,752 Internet users as of June 30, 2016;
92.7% of the population, according to IWS.


Bahrain - officially the Kingdom of Bahrain - , is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago with Bahrain Island, the largest land mass, at 55 km (34 mi) long by 18 km (11 mi) wide. Saudi Arabia lies to the west and is connected to Bahrain by the King Fahd Causeway while Iran lies 200 km (124 mi) to the north across the Persian Gulf. The peninsula of Qatar is to the southeast across the Gulf of Bahrain. In the late 1800s, following successive treaties with the British, Bahrain became a protectorate of the United Kingdom. In 1971, Bahrain declared independence. Formerly a state, Bahrain was declared a Kingdom in 2002. Bahrain has the first post-oil economy in the Persian Gulf. Since the late 20th century, Bahrain has invested in the banking and tourism sectors. The country's capital, Manama, is home to many large financial enterprises. Bahrain has a high Human Development Index (ranked 48th in the world) and was recognised by the World Bank as a high income economy.
Internet Usage Statistics:
1,278,752 Internet users as of Jun/16, 92.7% of the population, according to IWS.

Facebook Users in Bahrain:
800,000 on June 30, 2016, according to Facebook.

Latest Population Estimate:
1,378,904 population for 2016, according to US Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 27,435 for 2014 according to I.M.F.

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:

YEAR

Users

Population

% Pop.

Usage Source

2000

40,000

699,400

5.7 %

ITU

2003

195,700

707,357

28.0 %

ITU

2008

250,000

718,306

34.8 %

ITU

2009

402,900

728,709

55.3 %

ITU

2010

649,300

738,004

88.0 %

ITU

2012

961,228

1,248,348

77.0 %

IWS

2016

1,278,752

1,378,904

92.7 %

IWS




Bahrain Search Engines and Directories:

Colossus

English

Bahrain Search Engines list

4 ARABS

English

Bahrain sites!
(Chicago, Illinois, United States)

DMOZ Bahrain

English

The Open Directory for Bahrain.

Info Bahrain

English

Find Bahrain links, information, resources and more!

GOOGLE Bahrain

English

Gain access to Google's Bahrain database! (Mountainview, California, United States)

INDEXUAE

English

A search engine for everything about Bahrain! (Trivandrum, Kerala, India)

Bahrain Araboo

English

Bahrain Search Business Directory.

Bahrain Yellowpages

English

Bahrain Search Engines.


Bahrain Profiles:

Bahrain Profile from the BBC.

Bahrain Profile from the CIA Factbook.


Arab Newspapers:

Aljazeera
News from the Arab countries and from the world.


Bahrain Telecommunications Reports:

Bahrain Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband
There are a number of developments underway in Bahrain which will improve both services and infrastructure going forward. Bahrain already has a progressive telecoms market which is liberalised to a large extent and one of the most open in the region, underpinned by a relatively well-developed regulatory structure.




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