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Middle East Internet Participation


Internet Usage in the Middle East

Middle East Internet Usage & Population Statistics


INTERNET USERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND IN THE WORLD

MIDDLE EAST REGION

Population
( 2012 Est. )

Pop. %
of World

Internet Users,
30-June-2012

% Population
(Penetration)

Internet
% Users

Facebook
31-Dec-2012

Total Middle East

223,608,203

3.2 %

90,000,455

40.2 %

3.7 %

23,811,620

Rest of the World

6,794,238,719

96.8 %

2,315,517,921

34.1 %

96.3 %

952,132,340

WORLD TOTAL

7,017,846,922

100.0 %

2,405,518,376

34.3 %

100.0 %

975,943,960

NOTES: (1) Internet Usage and Population Statistics for the Middle East were updated for June 30, 2012. (2) Facebook subscribers were updated for December 31, 2012. (3) Population estimates are based on data contained mainly in the US Census Bureau and Official Bureaus. (4) The most recent Internet stats come mainly from data published by Nielsen Online , ITU , Facebook and other trustworthy sources. (5) Data on this site may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to InternetWorldStats.com . Copyright © 2013, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


Middle East Internet Penetration


Middle East Internet Users, Population and Facebook Statistics

MIDDLE EAST

Population
( 2012 Est. )

Users, in
Dec/2000

Internet Usage
30-June-2012

% Population
(Penetration)

Internet
% users

Facebook
31-Dec-2012

Bahrain

1,248,348

40,000

961,228

77.0 %

1.1 %

413,200

Iran

78,868,711

250,000

42,000,000

53.3 %

46.7 %

n/a

Iraq

31,129,225

12,500

2,211,860

7.1 %

2.4 %

2,555,140

Israel

7,590,758

1,270,000

5,313,530

70.0 %

5.9 %

3,792,820

Jordan

6,508,887

127,300

2,481,940

38.1 %

2.8 %

2,558,140

Kuwait

2,646,314

150,000

1,963,565

74.2 %

2.2 %

890,780

Lebanon

4,140,289

300,000

2,152,950

52.0 %

2.4 %

1,587,060

Oman

3,090,150

90,000

2,101,302

68.8 %

2.3 %

584,900

Palestine (West Bk.)

2,622,544

35,000

1,512,273

57.7 %

1.7 %

966,960

Qatar

1,951,591

30,000

1,682,271

86.2 %

1.9 %

671,720

Saudi Arabia

26,534,504

200,000

13,000,000

49.0 %

14.4 %

5,852,520

Syria

22,530,746

30,000

5,069,418

22.5 %

5.6 %

n/a

United Arab Emirates

8,264,070

735,000

5,859,118

70.9 %

6.5 %

3,442,940

Yemen

24,771,809

15,000

3,691,000

14.9 %

4.1 %

495,440

Gaza Strip

1,710,257

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

TOTAL Middle East

223,608,203

3,284,800

90,000,455

40.2 %

100.0 %

23,811,620

NOTES: (1) The Middle East Statistics were updated for June 30, 2012. (2) Facebook subscribers data is for December 31, 2012. (3) CLICK on each country name to see detailed data for individual countries and regions. (4) The population estimates are based mainly on data from the US Census Bureau. (5) Internet usage numbers come from various sources and are compiled here, see the site surfing guide for methodology. (6) The most recent usage information comes mainly from the data published by Nielsen Online, ITU , Facebook, and other trustworthy sources. (7) For Internet growth comparison purposes, the Middle East usage data published by ITU for the year 2.000 is provided. (7) Data may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to Internet World Stats. Copyright © 2012, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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