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Oman: Population by nationality (Omani/ non-Omani), sex and administrative region (governorate) of residence (2010)

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Omani Expatriate Total
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Muscat Governorate 209,062 197,944 407,006 266,084 102,788 368,872 475,146 300,732 775,878
Al Batinah Region 313,404 307,546 620,950 120,629 31,011 151,640 434,033 338,557 772,590
Musandam Governorate 11,408 10,490 21,898 7,057 2,470 9,527 18,465 12,960 31,425
Adh Dhahirah Region 59,716 59,161 118,877 27,728 5,059 32,787 87,444 64,220 151,664
Ad Dakhliyah Region 134,448 134,621 269,069 47,507 10,075 57,582 181,955 144,696 326,651
Ash Sharqiyah Region 146,363 147,031 293,394 43,436 13,684 57,120 189,799 160,715 350,514
Al Wusta Region 9,753 9,290 19,043 22,241 827 23,068 31,994 10,117 42,111
Dhofar Governorate 84,021 80,052 164,073 66,350 19,306 85,656 150,371 99,358 249,729
Al Buraymi Governorate 22,415 20,611 43,026 20,789 9,102 29,891 43,204 29,713 72,917
Total 990,590 966,746 1,957,336 621,821 194,322 816,143 1,612,411 1,161,068 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 in PDF format in the “publications” section of NCSI’s website, in several thematic publications.
http://www.ncsi.gov.om/NCSI_website/N_publications_ar.aspx
http://www.ncsi.gov.om/NCSI_website/N_publications.aspx
The present data was retrieved from the “Final results” volume of 2010′ census publication, available at:
http://www.ncsi.gov.om/NCSI_website/documents/Census_2010.pdf

Some results are also available in the Ministry of National Economy’s database dedicated to 2010′ census:
http://85.154.248.117/MONE2010/#

Last date of access: October 2014.

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