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Shocking facts revealed in Saudi Internet report, 99% of people used Internet in 2023

The percentage of people using the internet in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased tremendously in the year 2023, hitting 99% and indicating that nearly everyone in the country had access to the internet. Trending : No entry into Makkah Al Mukarramah without permit, due to Hajj 2024 season

Men make up 99.3% of internet users and women 98.5%, according to the Communications, Space, and Technology Commission's 2023 "Internet Saudi Arabia" study.

- Over half of the users (52.3%) spend at least 7 hours online every day, with most users accessing from home (at a rate of 84.7%), when traveling (72.2%), or at work (43.4%), according to the article.

- The busiest time of day for internet use is between 9 and 11 PM. While Friday is the peak day during the week. The month of December is known to have the highest volume of internet traffic in the Year.

- With 98.9% of all internet access coming from mobile phones, laptops make up 55%, and tablets account for 39%. In terms of mobile OSes, Android has 61.5% market share and iOS has 38.1%. In comparison, Windows has 91.1% market share and Mac OS X has 7%. Most Viewed : Saudi Cinemas revenue as of now

- The research also notes that banking services and government services are the top two online activities, with 73.6% and 95.5% utilization rates of all browser usage, respectively. Being one of the top ten countries in terms of mobile Internet speeds raises concerns about the role of the Kingdom's infrastructure in facilitating the expansion of the Internet.

- Additionally, it discusses current developments in online buying, with 63.7% of users reporting that they purchase goods and services online. When compared to men, more women shop online (74.6%).

Moreover, the paper delves into the crucial part played by advancements in infrastructure in enabling extensive internet usage. When it comes to mobile internet speeds, Saudi Arabia is right up there with the best of them.

- More than 12 million IoT (Internet of Things Technology) subscriptions also show that the IoT is growing. With an average of 44 GB per person every month, internet data volume surpassed 42 TB in the year 2023. Join Saudi Expatriates channel on Telegram

- According to the data, Saudi Arabia is one of the top ten nations when it comes to adopting the sixth version of the Internet Protocol (61% adoption rate). This highlights the fact that Saudi Arabia will have 57,000 domain names by the year 2023.

- Snapchat (In 10 to 24 Age group), WhatsApp (In 25 to 39 Age Group) and YouTube are the three most used Social media platforms in different age groups of people in Saudi Arabia.

Most downloaded Shopping Applications for Year 2023 in Saudi Arabia :

1. Shein

2. Trendyol

3. Noon

4. AliExpress

5. Amazon

6. Haraj

7. Jarir Bookstore

8. Chicpoint


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Most downloaded Games for Year 2023 in Saudi Arabia :

1. Roblox

2. Subway Surfers

3. PUBG Mobile

4. Ludo Star



7. Bridge Race

8. Garena Free Fire

9. Yalla Ludo

10. Going Balls

Most downloaded Travel Application for Year 2023 in Saudi Arabia :

1. Nusuk


3. AlMatar

4. Jazar IN

5. Wego

6. Haramain Train

7. Al Musafir

8. Flynas

9. Saudia (Saudi Airlines)

10. Flyadeal

Most downloaded applications in Saudi Arabia in the Year 2023 :

1. Nafath


3. TikTok

4. CapCut

5. Imo

6. WhatsApp

7. Snapchat

8. Absher

9. Facebook

10. Tawakkalna Services Read : Nusuk Pilgrim card launched for Hajj 2024

Shocking facts and numbers revealed in Saudi Internet report issued by CST -

Shocking facts and numbers revealed in Saudi Internet report issued by CST

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