Online shopping frequency since COVID-19 outbreak in MENA 2020 by country

As of March 2020, 48 percent of respondents from Saudi Arabia used e-commerce to purchase products more frequently which they normally would have bought from a store since the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). About 29 percent of respondents from Morocco used online shopping less frequently.

Usage of online shopping amongst respondents since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the Middle East and North Africa in 2020, by country

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, MENA

Survey time period

March 20 to 23, 2020

Number of respondents

4,500 respondents

Special properties

general population of Saudi Arabia (n=1,000) and UAE (n=1,000), urban population of Egypt (n=1,000), Jordan (n=500), Lebanon (n=500) and Morocco (n=500)

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Using e-commerce to purchase products you would normally buy in store" - by frequency

Figures might add up to 100 due to rounding.

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