We read through the new 2018 Global Digital suite of reports from We Are Social and Hootsuite to find these figures.
For three years in a row, Filipinos have ranked first in their time spent on social media, at almost four hours daily. UAE also comes in the top ten for the most time spent on social media.
|10||United Arab Emirates||2.56|
Saudi Arabia and India have the highest growth in social media users at 32 per cent and 31 per cent respectively.
UAE ranks high on internet penetration
Internet penetration refers to the number of people in a region using the internet. These are some of the countries with the highest percentages
|United Arab Emirates||99 per cent|
|Kuwait||98 per cent|
|Bermuda||98 per cent|
|Bahrain||98 per cent|
|Iceland||98 per cent|
Lowest internet penetrations
|North Korea||0.06 per cent|
|Eritrea||1 per cent|
|Niger||4 per cent|
|Western Sahara||5 per cent|
|Chad||5 per cent|