The Communications, Space, and Technology Commission (CST) issued the Saudi Internet Report 2023 during the ICT Indicators Forum 2024. This comprehensive report highlights key insights and statistics on internet usage in the Kingdom, which aims to enhance digital services, enable investors and entrepreneurs, and contribute to the development of a thriving digital economy.

The report showed various indicators and data highlighting the users' behavior and internet usage in the Kingdom during the year 2023. It indicated that the peak hours of Internet usage span is from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, and pinpoint Friday as one of the busiest days of the week. Also, mobile phones emerged as the most used devices for browsing the internet, accounting for 98.9% of usage compared to other devices. The report also included a study on online shopping behavior, revealing that 93% of online shopping occurs on local websites compared to international ones.

The report revealed detailed information about the growth of internet usage in the Kingdom, which reached 99%, with the average mobile data consumption per person reaching 44 GB monthly.

The report also featured an analysis of the top data-consuming applications and services, placing "YouTube" on the top list, followed by "TikTok" and "Facebook”. Moreover, the most downloaded e-government applications in 2023 are "Nafath“ application, "Absher" and "Tawakkalna Services" .
  • Publish Date:
  • 24/04/2024
  • Corresponding:
  • 15/10/1445