Qatar and the UAE are the leading countries in Smartphone Penetration Rates. in 2015, both countries had a penetration rate of 83%. Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain follow with Smartphone Penetration rates that cross the 50% mark. In the bottom of the list Yemen, Iraq and the PA with less than 20% of Smartphone penetration rate. The Middle East with all of its Arab countries is increasing their usage in Smartphones and these numbers are forecast to increase in coming years.
This visual compares results of Algeria, Arab States, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen in the context of Smartphone. Data points represent Penetration Rate for 2015 Q2