Online activities performed weekly on smartphones in the Middle East, as of 2016, by select country

Middle East: weekly online activities via smartphone 2016 This statistic shows a ranking of activities internet-going smartphone users performed online at least weekly in the Middle East, in 2016, by select country. During the survey period it was found that 68 percent of the internet users used search engines via smartphone at least once a week.
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IsraelSaudi ArabiaTurkeyUAE
Use search engines 68%63%71%62%
Visit social networks 56%78%79%77%
Check email 57%49%47%66%
Play games 15%39%55%23%
Watch online videos 56%68%68%66%
Purchase products / services 5%7%10%10%
Look for product information 30%37%41%29%
Look up maps and directions 35%20%29%24%
Listen to music 25%44%29%46%
IsraelSaudi ArabiaTurkeyUAE
Use search engines 68%63%71%62%
Visit social networks 56%78%79%77%
Check email 57%49%47%66%
Play games 15%39%55%23%
Watch online videos 56%68%68%66%
Purchase products / services 5%7%10%10%
Look for product information 30%37%41%29%
Look up maps and directions 35%20%29%24%
Listen to music 25%44%29%46%
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This statistic shows a ranking of activities internet-going smartphone users performed online at least weekly in the Middle East, in 2016, by select country. During the survey period it was found that 68 percent of the internet users used search engines via smartphone at least once a week.
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Release date
2016
Region
MENA
Survey time period
January to April 2016
Number of respondents
3,443 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
internet users who use a smartphone
Method of interview
Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)
Supplementary notes
The original survey question was phrased by the source as follows: "How often do you - through your web browser or apps - ... on a smartphone?"

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