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Middle East Internet Usage & Population Statistics


INTERNET USERS FOR 2016 IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE WORLD

MIDDLE EAST REGION

Population
( 2016 Est. )

Pop. %
of World

Internet Users,
30-Jun-2016

% Population
(Penetration)

Internet
% Users

Facebook
30-Jun-2016

Total Middle East

246,700,900

3.4 %

141,489,765

57.4 %

3.9 %

76,000,000

Rest of the World

7,093,393,080

96.6 %

3,478,786,048

49.0 %

96.1 %

1,603,433,530

WORLD TOTAL

7,340,093,980

100.0 %

3,620,275,813

49.3 %

100.0 %

1,679,433,530

NOTES: (1) Internet Usage and Population Statistics for the Middle East were updated for June 30, 2016. (2) Facebook subscribers were updated for June 30, 2016. (3) Population estimates are based on data contained mainly in the US Census Bureau and Official Local 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 © 2016, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


Middle East Internet Penetration


Middle East Internet Users, Population and Facebook Statistics 2016

MIDDLE EAST

Population
( 2016 Est. )

Users, in
Dec/2000

Internet Usage
30-Jun-2016

% Population
(Penetration)

Internet
% users

Facebook
30-Jun-2016

Bahrain

1,378,904

40,000

1,278,752

92.7 %

0.9 %

800,000

Iran

82,801,633

250,000

56,700,000

68.5 %

40.1 %

17,200,000

Iraq

37,547,686

12,500

14,000,000

37.3 %

9.9 %

14,000,000

Israel

8,174,527

1,270,000

5,941,174

72.7 %

4.2 %

4,900,000

Jordan

7,747,800

127,300

5,700,000

73.6 %

4.0 %

4,800,000

Kuwait

4,007,145

150,000

3,202,110

79.9 %

2.3 %

2,300,000

Lebanon

5,988,153

300,000

4,545,007

75.9 %

3.2 %

3,100,000

Oman

4,654,471

90,000

3,310,260

71.1 %

2.3 %

1,500,000

Palestine (West Bk.)

2,839,777

35,000

3,007,869

63.2 %

2.1 %

1,700,000

Qatar

2,258,283

30,000

2,200,000

97.4 %

1.6 %

2,200,000

Saudi Arabia

32,157,974

200,000

20,813,695

64.7 %

14.7 %

14,000,000

Syria

18,563,595

30,000

5,502,250

29.6 %

3.9 %

n/a

United Arab Emirates

9,266,971

735,000

8,515,420

91.9 %

6.0 %

7,700,000

Yemen

27,392,779

15,000

6,773,228

24.7 %

4.8 %

1,800,000

Gaza Strip

1,921,202

see Palestina

see Palestina

n/a

n/a

see Palestina

TOTAL Middle East

246,700,900

3,284,800

141,489,765

57.4 %

100.0 %

76,000,000

NOTES: (1) The Middle East Statistics were updated for June 30, 2016. (2) Facebook subscribers data are also for June 30, 2016. (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 and local sources. (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 © 2016, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


Middle East Internet Stats


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