Almost 98 Percent Of The Population In Kuwait Use Internet
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Almost 98 percent of the population in Kuwait, including citizens and expatriates, use the Internet.

According to the annual report issued by Hootsuite Company, which is specialized in social media management, 4,100,000 people in Kuwait use the Internet, and 3.1 million people (about 74 percent of the total population) use mobile phones. The number of active mobile SIM cards in the country is 7.4 million, which is 178 percent of the total population. The number of Internet users increased by 23 percent compared to January 2017.

The number of active SIM cards has reduced by about five percent. More than four million people in Kuwait use Facebook.

The number of individuals who use social media has increased by 37 percent. Among them, 32 percent are women and 68 percent are men. The number of Instagram users in Kuwait is 1.6 million, which is 38 percent of the total population.

The rate of female users of Instagram is 38 percent and the rate of male users is 62 percent. Furthermore, the Interior Ministry issued a decision on the termination of several expatriate employees as part of the replacement plan that the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has requested from all ministries, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the decision covers expatriate professionals and ordinary employees assigned at the borders. Sources said the ministry will evaluate the appointment files of its expatriate staff and it is expected to prepare another list of expatriates for termination.

 

SOURCE : ARABTIMES

02 Feb, 2018 0 675
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