Infographics are becoming more and more popular in digital marketing circles in the Middle East, particularly as the volume of statistics, market data and research increases in the region.

Here we round up five of the most interesting infographics we've seen in 2012, related to internet marketing, online trends, and social media. 

How well are companies in the Middle East using social media? (Bayt blog)

Twitter: Active users in Arab countries (Khalid el Ahmed - @Shusmo, via

Payment gateways in the Arab world (Wamda - designed by ShopGo)

Facebook users in Arab countries (Khalid el Ahmed - @Shusmo, via

Middle East mobile advertising impressions (InMobi via AMEInfo)

There's plenty more statistics and market data in Econsultancy's Middle East and North Africa Internet Statistics Compendium

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Aliya Zaidi

Published 13 August, 2012 by Aliya Zaidi

Aliya Zaidi is Research Manager at Econsultancy. Follow her on Twitter or connect via LinkedIn or Google+.

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Comments (2)



The figures on mobile impressions are especially interesting because few businesses expect the Middle Easterners to be wired. These figures also imply that there's a good market for mobile in the region.

about 6 years ago


Yasser Masood

I believe you repeated the Bayt infographic twice.

about 6 years ago

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