- The total number of LinkedIn users in the Arab world stands at 4,294,484 (as of end June, 2012), up from 3,588,215 at the beginning of the February. (see Figure 27)
- By the end of June 2012, the country average for LinkedIn user penetration in the Arab region was approximately 2%.
- The number of LinkedIn users in the Arab world has grown by 20% between February and June 2012).
- Similarly to Facebook, the percentage of female users is lower than that of the men, at 28%. This is also significantly lower than the global trend, where women constitute 43% of LinkedIn users.
- Young people (between the ages of 18 and 34) make up around 70% of LinkedIn users, and similarly to Facebook, seem to be the driving force behind the growth of LinkedIn. Interestingly, of this segment, the university students and fresh graduates make up a much smaller percentage than young people who are more established in their careers
- LinkedIn data is only available for the following Arab countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the UAE. Of these, Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman and Algeria were only introduced in June 2012
**2010-2012 populations are from United Nations ILO Department of Statistics, http://laborsta.ilo.org/,
for all Arab countries.