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Oman: Population by country of citizenship and broad age group (0-14; 15-64; 65 and above) (2010)

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0 – 14 15 – 64 65 and above Total
Oman 690,701 1,197,954 68,681 1,957,336
U. A. E. 2,188 3,917 321 6,426
Bahrain 62 312 14 388
Saudi Arabia 188 514 23 725
Qatar 33 132 3 168
Kuwait 30 252 8 290
GCC countries 2,501 5,127 369 7,997
Egypt 10,181 19,523 173 29,877
Sudan 2,493 4,247 127 6,867
Jordan 2,857 4,481 65 7,403
Iraq 1,404 2,618 137 4,159
Other Arab countries 3,102 9,420 161 12,683
Non-GCC Arab countries 20,037 40,289 663 60,989
India 38,185 425,085 2,390 465,660
Bangladesh 5,655 101,281 189 107,125
Pakistan 8,523 75,586 549 84,658
Indonesia 158 25,106 36 25,300
Sri Lanka 818 9,274 86 10,178
Philippines 689 14,877 85 15,651
Other Asian countries 774 12,093 72 12,939
Asian countries 54,802 663,302 3,407 721,511
Britain 848 3,029 177 4,054
Other European countries 836 3,490 161 4,487
U.S. 382 1,089 69 1,540
Other countries 1,730 13,549 286 15,565
Rest of the world 3,796 21,157 693 25,646
Total expatriates 81,136 729,875 5,132 816,143
Total population 771,837 1,927,829 73,813 2,773,479

Source: Ministry of National Economy

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The table refers to the population recorded during census 2010.

The Ministry of National Economy of Oman has conducted three censuses in 1993, 2003 and 2010.
The date of reference for census 2010 is December 12, 2010. Period of implemention: December 12 to 21, 2010. The Sultanate uses the de jure and the de facto approach in the enumeration.”
For information on technical means used in Oman’s censuses, please see:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/meetings/Conferences/Korea/2012/docs/s07-5-1-Oman.pdf

2. Institution which provides data

National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI)

3. Data availability

The National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI) processes and disseminates all statistical data of use to the public and to government action.
1993′ and 2003’s census results are not available online. However, they are quoted in recent publications released by NCSI (Annual Statistical Yearbooks, survey results, studies).
2010’s census results are available on NCSI’s website, in several thematic publications, in the “publications” section
http://www.ncsi.gov.om/NCSI_website/N_publications_ar.aspx
http://www.ncsi.gov.om/NCSI_website/N_publications.aspx
Some results are also available in the Ministry of National Economy’s database dedicated to 2010′ census:
http://85.154.248.117/MONE2010/#
The present results have been retrieved from MONE database.

Last date of access: October 2014.

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