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Statistics & Trends of Ecommerce in the Middle East Region

E-Commerce Statistics and Trends MENA REGION The estimated number of Internet users in the MENA Region is 90 MILLION 15% Businesses have their presence Online $15 Billion in 2015 B2C sales have reached to $15 Billion in 2015 from $9 Million in 2012 $9 Billion in 2012 The value of Mobile-Commerce reached an estimated high of $4.9 Billion in 2015 Online shoppers segments by Age Ages between 18 - 25 6% 19% Ages between 26 - 35 51% 24% Ages between 36 - 45 Ages Older than 45 Online shoppers segments by Gender 32% Females 68% Males 30% is paid online 70% paid cash on delivery- Almost half the citizens in UAE, as much as 47% owna payment card 70%-80% of online shopping in the MENA is paid through cash on delivery, while only 30% is paid online 47% own a payment card Most commonly used payment methods in UAE PayPal III 40% 29% 15% 12% 3% 1% Postpaid Cards Cash on Delivery Debit Cards Via Paypal Prepaid Cards Bank Transfer 66% of users research a product or service online. 33% users in the MENA region prefer online shopping Among all the countries in MENA region, more than 43% users make at least one purchase per month online The Preferred Online Shopping Categories 41% 31% 28% 17% 15% Online Video Computer Games Electronics Items Clothing Entertainment Games Items 14% 13% 11% 8% 5% Fashion Books and Home Appliances Health and Restaurant Deals Accessories Magazines Beauty Reasons Consumers Say They Like To Shop Online 64% Better Prices and Flexibility 38% Comparison of Products 36% Variety of Products 34% Share Information and Reviews 28% Several Convenient Payment Options DUBAIMONSTERS A FABULOUS DESIGN STUDIO

Statistics & Trends of Ecommerce in the Middle East Region

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The rise in the usage of smartphones and internet has giving a forceful go ahead to online shopping. A convenient phenomena that lets people curb their shopping habits by staying at home, and it's wor...


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