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November 28, 2010

Saudi Arabia Internet Statistics

Internet was first introduced to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1994 when state academic, medical, and research institutions got access to it. Internet was officially made available in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1997 by a ministerial decision and the public access finally debuted in 1999.

In December 2000 there were 200 000 Internet users in Saudi Arabia. By 2005 the number of Internet users in KSA had grown to 2.54 million, making the growth 1170 % and KSA one of the fastest growing Internet markets.

2006 some major changes were made to the structure of Internet in KSA. These changes are likely to aid the expansion of Internet usage in KSA even more. it is predicted that the number of users will reach 3.8 million in 2007.

Internet Usage Statistics:
9,800,000 Internet users as of June/10, 38.1% of the population, according to ITU.

Facebook Users in Saudi Arabia:
2,575,740 as of August 31, 2010, according to Facebook.

Latest Population Estimate:
25,731,776 population for 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 16,778 for 2010 according to I.M.F.

Saudi Arabia Country Area (Size):
2,149,690 sq km and the population density is 12 persons per sq km.

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:

2000 200,000 21,624,42 0.9% ITU
2003 1,500,000 21,771,609 6.9% ITU
2005 2,540,000 23,595,637 10.8% C+I+A
2007 4,700,000 24,069,943 19.5% ITU
2009 7,761,800 28,686,633 27.1% ITU
2010 9,800,000 25,731,776 38.1% ITU


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