Oman: Population by nationality (Omani/ non-Omani), sex and administrative region (governorate) of residence (2010)
|Al Batinah Region||313,404||307,546||620,950||120,629||31,011||151,640||434,033||338,557||772,590|
|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|
|Al Buraymi Governorate||22,415||20,611||43,026||20,789||9,102||29,891||43,204||29,713||72,917|
Source: Ministry of National Economy
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:
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.
The present data was retrieved from the “Final results” volume of 2010′ census publication, available at:
Some results are also available in the Ministry of National Economy’s database dedicated to 2010′ census:
Last date of access: October 2014.