WhatsApp penetration in selected Arab countries as of November 2014
Arab WhatsApp penetration 2014
This statistic provides information on the WhatsApp penetration in selected Arab countries as of November 2014. During that period of time, Syria was found to have the highest user rate with 99 percent of social media audiences having an account with the chat app.
WhatsApp penetration in selected Arab countries as of November 2014
Share of respondents who are current subscribers to WhatsApp
Lebanon99%
Syria98%
Egypt94%
Algeria93%
Sudan92%
Yemen92%
Saudi Arabia91%
Libya90%
Morocco86%
Bahrain85%
Kuwait84%
UAE82%
Qatar80%
Oman80%
Tunisia78%
Iraq77%
Jordan71%
Palestine47%
Arab World84%
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Source

Release date

March 2015

Region

Africa, MENA

Survey time period

October 19 to November 20, 2014

Number of respondents

7,282 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

social media users

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Responses were received from GCC countries & Yemen, the Levant region and Iraq, and North Africa regions.

Arab WhatsApp penetration 2014
This statistic provides information on the WhatsApp penetration in selected Arab countries as of November 2014. During that period of time, Syria was found to have the highest user rate with 99 percent of social media audiences having an account with the chat app.
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