22% of Qataris Use Facebook, While 55% Use Snapchat in 2016 | Northwestern University in Qatar

Facebook penetration has declined since 2013 with rate 47% in 2013 vs. 22% 2016), While Instagram’s is increasing (34% in 2013 vs. 60% 2016).

The chart shows that only one in five Qataris use Facebook, fewer than any other nationality.  Qataris are more likely to use Snapchat than Facebook.

55% of Qataris use Snapchat – the highest Snapchat penetration rate across all countries surveyed – while using Facebook is very low. However, majorities of Arab, Asian, and Western expatriates in Qatar use Facebook (67% Arab expatriates, 70% Asian expatriates, 60% Western expatriates).