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Oman: Employed expatriates by country of citizenship (selected countries) and sex (2018)

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Country of citizenship Male Female Total
India 612,622 48,114 660,736
Bangladesh 629,750 28,472 658,222
Pakistan 216,193 1,409 217,602
Philippines 13,194 34,702 47,896
Egypt 25,455 6,270 31,725
Uganda 380 30,908 31,288
Sri Lanka 6,398 14,527 20,925
Nepal 11,141 5,916 17,057
Tanzania 1,513 12,305 13,818
Other countries 52,409 35,769 88,178
Total  1,569,055 218,392 1,787,447

Source: NCSI. 
 
ANNEXED NOTE
 
1. Technical Notes and Definitions

Period of reference: December of the given year.

Data refer to the foreign population employed in all sectors (governmental, private and domestic sectors).
Independent, own-account workers are classified in the domestic sector

Original source of the data: Royal Oman Police (ROP).

2. Institution which provides data 

National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI)

3. Data availability 

The data is available in NCSI’s Monthly Statistical Bulletin (January 2019).
https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Elibrary/LibraryContentDoc/bar_MSB%20January_9b52b4a8-2163-4060-9000-3f521023556e.pdf

Last date of access: 11 June 2019.

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