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
Country Population Users in 2000 Internet Users in 2012 % of Population Facebook Users
Bahrain 1,248,348 40,000 961,228 77.0 % 413,200
Iran 78,868,711 250,000 42,000,000 53.3 % n/a
Iraq 31,129,225 12,500 2,211,860 7.1 % 2,555,140
Israel 7,590,758 1,270,000 5,313,530 70.0 % 3,792,820
Jordan 6,508,887 127,300 2,481,940 38.1 % 2,558,140
Kuwait 2,646,314 150,000 1,963,565 74.2 % 890,780
Lebanon 4,140,289 300,000 2,152,950 52.0 % 1,587,060
Oman 3,090,150 90,000 2,101,302 68.8 % 584,900
Palestine (West Bk.) 2,622,544 35,000 1,512,273 57.7 % 966,960
Qatar 1,951,591 30,000 1,682,271 86.2 % 671,720
Saudi Arabia 26,534,504 200,000 13,000,000 49.0 % 5,852,520
Syria 22,530,746 30,000 5,069,418 22.5 % n/a
United Arab Emirates 8,264,070 735,000 5,859,118 70.9 % 3,442,940
Yemen 24,771,809 15,000 3,691,000 14.9 % 495,440
Gaza Strip 1,710,257 n/a n/a n/a n/a
TOTAL Middle East 223,608,203 3,284,800 90,000,455 40.2 % 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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