2018 Africa: Countries with at least 7 Million Smartphone Users
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Chart 1: Top Countries in Africa with at least 7 Million Smartphone Users
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These are the African nations with at least 7 million smartphone users, with Egypt leading the region at 27.8 million smartphone users, followed by Nigeria (25.5 million) and South Africa (20.3 million).


The top 50 countries by smartphone users have a combined total of 2.7 billion smartphone users or 42.33% of their combined population.

Africa's top 3 countries by smartphone users are :

  1. Egypt - 27.8 million users (28% of population)
  2. Nigeria - 25.5 million users (13% of population)
  3. South Africa  - 20.3 million users (35.5% of population)

Compare Africa's top two nations with most smartphone users - Egypt and Nigeria

Compare the smartphone user base and populations of Nigeria and South Africa


This data is derived from Newzoo's 2018 study of the top 50 countries/markets by smartphone users and penetration (refer to URL below). According to Newzoo, a smartphone user is defined as anyone using a smartphone at least once a month. These numbers come from Newzoo's annual Global Mobile Market Report and are derived based on considerations of a country's economic progression, demography, online population and inequality.

  Top 10 ranks, by smartphone users in descending order ( rank and segment full dataset - 50 items )

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