Gulf Labour Markets, Migration, and Population (GLMM) Programme

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Oman: Population by country of citizenship (selected nationalities) and sex (2017)

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Population by country of citizenship (selected nationalities)
Males Females Total
Oman 1,263,764 1,241,605 2,505,369
India 671,660 95,075 766,735
Bangladesh 677,881 40,975 718,856
Pakistan 247,627 21,241 268,868
Egypt 29,826 17,144 46,970
Philippines 13,247 31,966 45,213
Uganda 209 20,677 20,886
Sri Lanka 6,681 13,322 20,003
Tanzania 1,656 15,421 17,077
Nepal 10,346 6,234 16,580
Indonesia 665 13,490 14,155
Ethiopia 149 13,423 13,572
total non-Omanis 1,720,640 333,954 2,054,594
Total 2,984,404 1,575,559 4,559,963

Source: NCSI

 

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

GLMM’s calculations, based on total figures and percentage distribution of foreign nationals
by sex published in: NCSI. Population Statistics, Issue 7, 2017
Reference period: mid-2017.
Original data source: Royal Oman Police.

 

2. Institution which provides data 

National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI)

 

3. Data availability 

NCSI. Population Statistics, Issue 7, 2017
https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Elibrary/LibraryContentDoc/bar_pouplation%207%202017_bd18dd23-b2e5-4710-be65-52158136ceef.pdf.

Last date of access: December 2018.

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