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Saudi Arabia Online Population Forecast 2023-28

As of 2023, Saudi Arabia had 29.6 million internet users, representing a 80.8% internet penetration rate among the total population.

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As of 2023, Saudi Arabia had 29.6 million internet users, representing a 80.8% internet penetration rate among the total population. Over the period from 2022 to 2023, internet users in Saudi Arabia increased by 322 thousand, indicating a growth of 1.1%.

According to Ookla's findings, the median mobile internet connection speed in Saudi Arabia experienced a slight decrease of 0.28 Mbps, representing a decline of 0.3% over the twelve months leading up to the start of 2023. Meanwhile, Ookla's data indicates that fixed internet connection speeds in Saudi Arabia saw an increase of 7.73 Mbps, marking a growth of 9.6% during the same period.

In January 2023, Saudi Arabia had 29.10 million social media users, constituting 79.3% of the total population. It's noteworthy to consider that this figure may not represent unique individuals.

Additionally, data from top social media platforms' ad planning tools indicated that there were 27.02 million users aged 18 and above using social media in Saudi Arabia, equivalent to 106% of the total adult population at that time.

Furthermore, 80.1% of Saudi Arabia's total internet user base, regardless of age, engaged with at least one social media platform in January 2023. Regarding gender distribution among social media users, females comprised 36.9% while males accounted for 63.1% of the user base.

Online population. Total number of individuals or users who have access to the internet and regularly use it for various purposes, such as communication, information gathering, entertainment, shopping, and more (at least once in a month)
Additional Notes
Release Date: April 2024
Region: Saudi Arabia
Time Period: 2009 to 2028
Author: Datum Research Team
Source: Datum Global Online Population Forecast 2023-28
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