Global Reach/Iraq survey 1

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Do you use the internet[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

Our respondents who used the internet. The internet use in Iraq is quite low, even considering the number of people who do not know Facebook is on the internet.

Top reasons for using the internet[edit]

816 Responses - 3.5% margin of error

Non-internet users: Why aren't you using it?[edit]

684 Responses - 3.8% margin of error

Impact of data costs[edit]

816 Responses - 3.5% margin of error

A new survey question.

Availability of internet content in local language[edit]

816 Responses - 3.5% margin of error

A new survey question. Iraq primarily uses Arabic, with Kurdish use also significant.

Awareness of Wikipedia[edit]

816 Responses - 3.5% margin of error
816 Responses - 3.5%% margin of error

In Iraq, awareness of Wikipedia is lower than any other country we surveyed.

Awareness of Major internet Brands[edit]

493 Responses - 4.4% margin of error

This is a new question in our surveys, designed to understand how our awareness compares to others

How they learned about Wikipedia[edit]

157 Responses - 8% margin of error

Of the respondents who had heard of Wikipedia, we asked how they had found out about it. The internet is the primary way people in Iraq learn about Wikipedia.

Reasons for using Wikipedia[edit]

117 Responses - 9% margin of error

Frequency of use[edit]

157 Responses - 8% margin of error
157 Responses - 8% margin of error

The results of this question are used further in the survey to ask additional questions of the infrequent or non-users and learn more about their perspectives. This also provides more detail around the overall awareness issue - showing how many use it vs those who don't.

Smartphones vs Feature phones[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

To avoid differences of interpretation of what exactly a smartphone is, we instead focused on whether their mobile phone could possibly access the internet. This is the key differentiator between feature phones and smart phones, as well as identifying who might be able to access Wikipedia on the internet.

Mobile phone Internet access method[edit]

856 Responses - 3.4% margin of error

Wifi and Cellular use is mixed with no dominant method appearing.

Gender[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

Age[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

Location[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

The respondents categorized themselves as either Urban or Rural.

Region of Iraq[edit]

1500 Responses - 2.5% margin of error

For the Iraq survey, we asked what area of the country they lived in.