Country Overviews

The franchise industry in the Middle East and North Africa is worth over $30 billion today. The annual growth of the Middle East franchising sector is around 27 per cent.

Country Population (millions) Franchise Data Economic Overview Legal Overview Franchise Association

Algeria 35      
Bahrain 1      
Egypt 80    
Iran 78      
Iraq 31      
Jordan 6      
Kuwait 4      
Lebanon 4      
Libya 6      
Morocco 32    
Oman 3      
Qatar 2      
Saudi Arabia 27      
Syria 23      
Tunisia 10      
UAE 8      
Yemen 24      
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