Is YouTube Monetized in Saudi Arabia?

If your channel is based in Saudi Arabia, can you make money with YouTube monetization? Let’s find out.

YouTube monetization is available in Saudi Arabia. You’ll be able to apply for the YouTube Partner Program as soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements. As soon as YouTube reviews your application and accept it, your channel in Saudi Arabia will be monetized via Google AdSense.

How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In Saudi Arabia?

The amount YouTube pays for views depends on the viewers’ country, your channel’s country, and your channel topic.

Even between videos, the RPM can vary a lot – it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords.

That being said, most channels (based in Saudi Arabia or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.

So YouTube will pay your channel in Saudi Arabia between $500 and $20,000 for 1 million views (the average being around $3,000).

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Saudi Arabia?

You’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in Saudi Arabia as soon as YouTube flips the Shorts monetization flip, which will happen on February 1, 2023 (source)