Twitter in the Arab Region

The Arab Social Media Report Series provides an overview of Twitter users in the Arab World. As such, the number of users in all 22 Arab countries, in addition to Iran, Israel and Turkey, are collected periodically (since January 2011 to date). These are the key findings from the latest report: 


The total number of active Twitter users in the Arab world reached 5,797,500 users as of March 2014.

The country with the highest number of active Twitter users in the Arab region is Saudi Arabia with 2.4 million users, accounting for over 40% of all active Twitter users in the Arab region.

The estimated number of tweets produced by Twitter users in the Arab world in March 2014 was 533,165,900 tweets, an average of 17,198,900 tweets per day.

Saudi Arabia, alone, produced 40% of all tweets in the Arab world, while Egypt produced 17% and Kuwait produced 10%.

The percentage of female Twitter users in the Arab region - published for the first time in the Arab Social Media Report series - is 36.6%, slightly higher than that of female Facebook users in the region.

* The dynamic data presented below is based on the fifth edition of the ASMR and will be updated soon. For the latest data, you can download the sixth edition of the ASMR from the news item on the home page.



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