The total number of LinkedIn users in the Arab world stands
at 8,445,515 as of May 2014. This is up from 4,716,515 in May 2013.
As of May 2014, the average LinkedIn penetration amongst
Arab countries was 3.7% almost doubling from 2.1% in May 2013.
As with Facebook and Twitter, the ratio of female to male
LinkedIn users in the Arab world is well below the global average. As of May
2014 female LinkedIn users constitute about 29% of LinkedIn users, increasing
slightly from 26% in May 2013.
Youth below the age of 35 still constitute the majority of
LinkedIn users in the region, and have shown a significant increase since last
year. As of May 2014, 68% of LinkedIn users were between the ages of 18-35
compared to 60% in May 2013.
Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, specifically have shown
considerable growth in this younger age bracket over the past year.