The highest percentage of female Facebook users located in Lebanon with 44.3%, followed by Jordan and Tunisia 41.3% for both, Then Bahrain 40%.
In November, there were over 41 million unique browsers (UB) in the GCC States: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
Looking at the top Twitter users in the region, we can see this is the case in Egypt, with some GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain) favoring Arabic. The UAE, however, differs, with 74% of users tweeting in English.
Percentage of tweets in the Arab region (Sep. 1 – 30, 2011): Kuwait 30% – Saudi Arabia 19% – Egypt 16% – UAE 11% – 7% Bahrain and remaining countries with 17%.
70% of tweets in September 2011 were generated by Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain.
Bahrain and Kuwait lead the way with 3.43% and 3.37% Twitter penetration rates respectively.
These countries’ Facebook user penetration ranges from 10%-25%, indicating a medium penetration of Facebook users: Oman, Egypt, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait.
In Bahrain, Internet Users: 649,000.
Mobile in Bahrain: 124.2 per 100
In Bahrain, B2C e-sales: $175mn (2010 – e).
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