The smartphone penetration in the United Arab Emirates was forecast to continuously increase between 2022 and 2028 by in total 0.6 percentage points. After the sixth consecutive increasing year, the penetration is estimated to reach 96.47 percent and therefore a new peak in 2028. Notably, the smartphone penetration was continuously increasing over the past years.
The penetration rate refers to the share of the total population. The shown data are an excerpt of Statista's Key Market Indicators (KMI). The KMI are a collection of primary and secondary indicators on the macro-economic, demographic and technological environment in up to 150 countries and regions worldwide. All indicators are sourced from international and national statistical offices, trade associations and the trade press and they are processed to generate comparable data sets (see supplementary notes under details for more information). Find more key insights for the smartphone penetration in countries like Iraq and Kuwait.
Forecast of the smartphone penetration in the United Arab Emirates from 2013 to 2028
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