North Africa has the lowest proportion of consumers using their card to pay for products online at 71%
Facebook subscribers : Egypt 7,295,240 – Libya 52,860 – Morocco 3,596,320 – Tunisia 2,602,640 – Algeria 2,293,560
In North Africa, Facebook has 99% penetration amongst internet users.
In North Africa, over half of internet users (58%) say they use YouTube, while 29% use Wikipedia and 27% use Twitter
Arabic is the main language for search for 36% of North African respondents and 42% of Levantine consumers
Some 14% of respondents in North Africa say they search in neither English nor Arabic and this could be due to French-speaking respondents in countries such as Morocco and Algeria
Lebanon was the least competitive mobile market (33.8%) competition intensity index score, followed by Libya (34%) and Syria (42.2%).
Internet Accounts (In Thousands) : Egypt 1782, Jordan 346, Syria 1100, Tunisia 543, Lebanon 440, Libya 785
Lebanon – where the average internet speed is just 0.3Mbps – Libya and Syria, are among the countries with the slowest internet connections.
19% of Internet users in the North Africa buy online.
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