MENA Internet Statistics in a Nutshell [Infographic]

Ghanah Qasem
Aug 27 2012
MENA Internet Statistics in a Nutshell [Infographic]
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ArabNet is kicking off a long-term partnership with Discover Digital Arabia, as we'll be publishing regular colourful infographic posts.

The first infograph highlights the exceptional growth rates of the Internet, mobile and social media penetration in the MENA region, that show the real potential of the MENA technological sector as a promising market full of opportunities.

72 million Internet users in the MENA region indicates a growth rate of 2500% over the past 10 years. The users spend an average of 2 hours online daily, search Google 100 million times per day, upload a new hour of video to YouTube every minute and play 100 million clips daily, and tweet 6.5 million times every hour. Facebook users are 58 million in the region, the number which increase by 36,000 users daily. The region also accounts for over 250 million mobile subscriptions, in which KSA leads the mobile growth sector, among other interesting stats. Check the infograph out!