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Oman: Population by country of citizenship and sex (2010)

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Population by country of citizenship
males females Total
Oman 990,590 966,476 1,957,336
U. A. E. 3,055 3,371 6,426
Bahrain 179 209 388
Saudi Arabia 473 252 725
Qatar 126 42 168
Kuwait 220 70 290
GCC countries 4,053 3,944 7,997
Egypt 17,230 12,647 29,877
Sudan 3,629 3,238 6,867
Jordan 4,095 3,308 7,403
Iraq 2,160 1,999 4,159
Other Arab countries 7,088 5,595 12,683
Non-GCC Arab countries 34,202 26,787 60,989
India 382,315 83,345 465,660
Bangladesh 97,377 9,748 107,125
Pakistan 73,121 11,537 84,658
Indonesia 3,726 21,574 25,300
Sri Lanka 835 9,343 10,178
Philippines 4,418 11,233 15,651
Other Asian countries 8,131 4,808 12,939
Asian countries 569,923 151,588 721,511
Britain 2,455 1,599 4,054
Other European countries 2,695 1,792 4,487
U.S. 902 638 1,540
Other countries 7,588 7,977 15,565
Rest of the world 13,640 12,006 25,646
Total expatriates 621,818 194,325 816,143
Total population 1,612,408 1,160,801 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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