UAE Leads Middle East in Global Facebook Penetration


A recent survey published by ‘Facebakers’  revealed that 36 percent of the UAE’s population is registered on Facebook, making it the leader in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, followed by Qatar with 29 percent penetration. Leading the list globally, surprisingly, is Iceland with 61 percent, followed by Norway with 53 percent and Canada with 47 percent.

Out of the 1,600,000 users registered across the UAE, 63 percent are male and 37 percent are female. In comparison, the USA has a Facebook penetration of 40.76 percent where female users comprise 56 percent of registered users as compared to 44 percent male.


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