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Oman: Employed population by nationality (Omani/ non-Omani), sex and sector of economic activity (private and domestic sectors) (2017)

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Omanis Expatriates Total
Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 764 313 1,077 91,177 172 91,349 91,941 485 92,426
Mining & quarrying 26,574 2,101 28,675 17,601 701 18,302 44,175 2,802 46,977
Manufacturing 20,653 5,615 26,268 217,198 997 218,195 237,851 6,612 244,463
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 2,347 365 2,712 1,034 9 1,043 3,381 374 3,755
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 991 116 1,107 4,847 17 4,864 5,838 133 5,971
Construction 44,731 11,282 56,013 618,821 923 619,744 663,552 12,205 675,757
Wholesale, retail trade & repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 24,168 12,179 36,347 233,471 5,966 239,437 257,639 18,145 275,784
Transport, storage 13,785 2,745 16,530 70,741 1,607 72,348 84,526 4,352 88,878
Accommodation and food service activities 5,456 2,493 7,949 113,675 3,233 116,908 119,131 5,726 124,857
Financial and insurance activities 8,517 7,500 16,017 3,712 402 4,114 12,229 7,902 20,131
Real estate activities 686 292 978 5,782 116 5,898 6,468 408 6,876
Professional, scientific and technical activities 3,591 2,160 5,751 17,440 1,325 18,765 21,031 3,485 24,516
Administrative and support services activities 12,681 4,144 16,825 70,648 2,388 73,036 83,329 6,532 89,861
Education 2,526 3,978 6,504 7,507 8,530 16,037 10,033 12,508 22,541
Human health and social work activities 2,455 2,349 4,804 8,263 6,352 14,615 10,718 8,701 19,419
Arts, entertainment and recreation 364 168 532 2,749 647 3,396 3,113 815 3,928
Other service activities 4,863 1,359 6,222 58,045 5,749 63,794 62,908 7,108 70,016
Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services- producing activities of households for own use 14 0 14 51,549 154,080 205,629 51,563 154,080 205,643
Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies 6 3 9 711 333 1,044 717 336 1,053
Total 178,021 60,667 238,688 1,601,695 193,994 1,795,689 1,779,716 254,661 2,034,377

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

Data refer to the population employed in the private and domestic sectors only (agregated figures).
Figures do not include independent, own-account workers.
Period of reference: end of year.
Classification of economic activities: ISIC Rev.4 (2008).

2. Institution which provides data 

National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI)

3. Data availability 

The data is available in NCSI’s Statistical Yearbooks (chapter “Employment”)
https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Elibrary/Pages/LibraryContentView.aspx
SYB 2018:
https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Elibrary/LibraryContentDoc/bar_Statistical%20Year%20Book%202018_a8b32d59-cdc9-4987-ba29-1e7ce78d5cca.pdf

Last date of access: November 2018.

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