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

An international independent, non-partisan, non-profit joint programme of a major Gulf think tank and a globally renowned academic migration centre.
The programme provides data, analyses, and recommendations contributing to the improvement of understanding and management of
Gulf labour migration, population, and labour markets, engaging with and respecting the viewpoints of all stakeholder.

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

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Population by country of citizenship (selected nationalities)
Oman 2,505,369
India 766,735
Bangladesh 718,856
Pakistan 268,868
Egypt 46,970
Philippines 45,213
Uganda 20,886
Sri Lanka 20,003
Tanzania 17,077
Nepal 16,580
Indonesia 14,155
Ethiopia 13,572
total non-Omanis 2,054,594
Total 4,559,963

Source: NCSI
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, p. 6.
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 (in Arabic).

Last date of access: December 2018.

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