Share of Population Using Internet rose to 62.3% in Jordan in 2016

Share of Population Using Internet (%)
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Share of population using internet reached 62.3 % in 2016 in Jordan, according to World Bank. This is 3.64 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, share of population using internet in Jordan reached an all time high of 62.3 % in 2016 and an all time low of 2.62 % in 2000. When compared to Jordan's main peers, share of population using internet in Iraq amounted to 21.2 %, 79.7 % in Israel, 74.9 % in Saudi Arabia and 31.9 % in Syria in 2016.

Jordan has been ranked 70th within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of share of population using internet, 15 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The percentage of individuals using the internet in the developed world had reached 70% by the end of 2011, according to ITU.

Share of Population Using Internet Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Egypt % 25.6% 26.4% 29.4% 33.9% 37.8%
Iran % 19.0% 22.7% 30.0% 39.4% 45.3%
Iraq % 5.00% 7.10% 9.20% 13.2% 17.2%
Israel % 68.9% 70.8% 70.3% 75.0% 77.4%
Jordan % 34.9% 37.0% 41.4% 46.2% 60.1% ...
Kuwait % 65.8% 70.5% 75.5% 78.7% 77.5%
Lebanon % 52.0% 61.2% 70.5% 73.0% 74.0% ...
Saudi Arabia % 47.5% 54.0% 60.5% 64.7% 69.6%
Syria % 22.5% 24.3% 26.2% 28.1% 30.0% ...
Turkey % 43.1% 45.1% 46.3% 51.0% 53.7%
United Arab Emirates % 78.0% 85.0% 88.0% 90.4% 90.5%
Yemen % 14.9% 17.4% 20.0% 22.6% 24.1% ...