Middle East Internet User Statistics

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Source: Miniwatts Marketing Group
Research Date: 6.24.2013
The Middle East is a region that roughly encompasses Western Asia. The term is considered to be Eurocentric and used as a synonym for Near East, in opposition to Far East. The corresponding adjective is Middle-Eastern and the derived noun is Middle-Easterner. The largest ethnic group in the middle east are Arabs, with Turks, Turkomans, Persians, Kurds, Somalis, Azeris, Copts, Jews, Maronites, Assyro-Chaldeans, Circassians, Armenians, Druze and numerous other ethnic groups forming other significant populations. Middle Eastern economies range from being very poor (such as Gaza and Yemen) to extremely wealthy nations (such as Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia). Overall, as of 2007, according to the CIA World Factbook, all nations in the Middle East are maintaining a positive rate of growth.
Middle East Internet Users, Population and Facebook Statistics
CountryPopulationUsers in 2000Internet Users in 2012% of PopulationFacebook Users
Bahrain1,248,34840,000961,22877.0 %413,200
Iran78,868,711250,00042,000,00053.3 %n/a
Iraq31,129,22512,5002,211,8607.1 %2,555,140
Israel7,590,7581,270,0005,313,53070.0 %3,792,820
Jordan6,508,887127,3002,481,94038.1 %2,558,140
Kuwait2,646,314150,0001,963,56574.2 %890,780
Lebanon4,140,289300,0002,152,95052.0 %1,587,060
Oman3,090,15090,0002,101,30268.8 %584,900
Palestine (West Bk.)2,622,54435,0001,512,27357.7 %966,960
Qatar1,951,59130,0001,682,27186.2 %671,720
Saudi Arabia26,534,504200,00013,000,00049.0 %5,852,520
Syria22,530,74630,0005,069,41822.5 %n/a
United Arab Emirates8,264,070735,0005,859,11870.9 %3,442,940
Yemen24,771,80915,0003,691,00014.9 %495,440
Gaza Strip1,710,257n/an/an/an/a
TOTAL Middle East223,608,2033,284,80090,000,45540.2 %23,811,620
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Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 24, 2016

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