Oman

Census Results


1993-12-01 2,018,074
2003-12-07 2,340,815
2010-12-21 2,773,479

General Information


Official name the Sultanate of Oman
Official name [native] سلطنة عمان [Salţanat ‘Umān] «Arabic»
Capital Muscat
Capital [native] مسقط [Masqaţ] «Arabic»
Region Western Asia
ISO code OM
Statistical agency National Centre for Statistics and Information

Name in Chinese 阿曼苏丹国
Name in Arabic سلطنة عمان
Name in Spanish la Sultanía de Omán
Name in Russian Султанат Оман
Name in French le Sultanat d'Oman

Administrative units

muhafazat/mintaqatnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2003-12-07
census
population
2010-12-21
census
population
2012-06-30
estimate
Muscat Governorateمحافظة مسقط 3,900632,073775,8781,093,360
Musandam Governorateمحافظة مسندم 1,80028,37831,42534,148
Adh Dhahirah Regionمنطقة الظاهرة 37,000130,177151,664170,584
Ad Dakhliyah Regionالمنطقة الداخلية 31,900267,140326,651368,027
Al Wusta Regionالمنطقة الوسطى 79,70022,98342,11136,391
Dhofar Governorateمحافظة ظفار 99,300215,960249,729346,046
Al Buraymi Governorateمحافظة البريمي 7,00076,83872,91789,564
Al Batinah North Governorateشمال الباطنة 12,500408,963483,582598,206
Al Batinah South Governorateجنوب الباطنة  244,542289,008323,124
Ash Sharqiyah North Governorateشمال الشرقية 36,400140,091162,482220,661
Ash Sharqiyah South Governorateجنوب الشرقية  173,670188,032243,534
not statedغير مبين    99,356
total  309,5002,340,8152,773,4793,623,001
source: National Centre for Statistics and Information, Oman.

Expanded administrative units

muhafazat/mintaqat
wilayat
native namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2003-12-07
census
population
2010-12-21
census
population
2012-06-30
estimate
Muscat Governorateمحافظة مسقط 3,900632,073775,8781,093,360
Al Amratالعامرات  41,13858,40060,271
As Seebالسيب  223,449302,992310,673
Bawsharبوشر  150,420192,235343,602
Muscatمسقط  24,89327,216124,983
Mutrahمطرح  153,526150,124207,269
Qurayyatقريات  38,64744,91146,562
Musandam Governorateمحافظة مسندم 1,80028,37831,42534,148
Bukhaبخا  2,8353,0252,849
Dabaدبا  5,5536,9917,252
Khasabخصب  17,73018,15121,602
Madhaمدحا  2,2603,2582,445
Adh Dhahirah Regionمنطقة الظاهرة 37,000130,177151,664170,584
Dankضنك  16,49317,19118,834
Ibriعبري  97,429116,416131,601
Yanqulينقل  16,25518,05720,149
Ad Dakhliyah Regionالمنطقة الداخلية 31,900267,140326,651368,027
Adamادم  16,87127,32121,960
Al Hamraالحمراء  17,22119,50921,853
Bahlaبهلاء  51,27858,23468,582
Bid Bidبدبد  20,68324,70528,474
Izkiازآي  35,17341,40248,893
Manahمنح  12,56815,05618,632
Nizwaنزوى  68,78584,52896,128
Samailسمائل  44,56155,89663,505
Al Wusta Regionالمنطقة الوسطى 79,70022,98342,11136,391
Ad Duqmالدقم  4,26911,2178,146
Al Jazerالجازر  5,8207,9336,041
Haymaهيما  3,20710,4737,136
Mahawtمحوت  9,68712,48815,068
Dhofar Governorateمحافظة ظفار 99,300215,960249,729346,046
Al Mazyunahالمزيونة   8,0397,678
Dalkutضلكوت  2,9522,8092,600
Mirbatمرباط  14,98713,91914,034
Muqshinمقشن  5291,069711
Rakhyutرخيوت  4,4884,5014,208
Sadahسدح  5,4636,3844,992
Salalahصلالة  156,530172,570278,552
Shalim Wa Juzur Al Hallaniyatشليم وجزر الحلانيات  5,1238,6974,042
Taqahطاقة  17,45818,21817,293
Thumraytثمريت  8,43013,52311,936
Al Buraymi Governorateمحافظة البريمي 7,00076,83872,91789,564
Al Buraymiالبريمي  67,96363,15982,889
As Sunaynahالسنينة   1,385478
Mahadahمحضة  8,8758,3736,197
Al Batinah North Governorateشمال الباطنة 12,500408,963483,582598,206
Al Khaburahالخابورة  46,65252,29460,232
As Suwayqالسويق  101,122111,711136,847
Liwaلوى  25,77634,00136,680
Sahamصحم  85,01093,438122,607
Shinasشناص  46,09152,13259,973
Soharصحار  104,312140,006181,867
Al Batinah South Governorateجنوب الباطنة  244,542289,008323,124
Al Awabiالعوابي  10,46913,32613,363
Al Musanaahالمصنعة  56,65968,57174,528
Ar Rustaqالرستاق  74,22479,72095,435
Barkaبرآاء  75,50196,407103,629
Nakhalنخل  16,37218,11821,497
Wadi Al Maawilوادي المعاول  11,31712,86614,672
Ash Sharqiyah North Governorateشمال الشرقية 36,400140,091162,482220,661
Al Mudaybiالمضيبي  58,92969,37791,254
Al Qabilالقابل  13,56916,03321,114
Bidiyahبدية  17,90020,94632,921
Dama Wa At Taiyyinدماء والطائيين  17,22219,44222,525
Ibraابراء  24,47327,21642,330
Wadi Bani Khalidوادي بني خالد  7,9989,46810,517
Ash Sharqiyah South Governorateجنوب الشرقية  173,670188,032243,534
Al Kamil Wa Al Wafiالكامل والوافي  20,17622,81628,037
Jaalan Bani Bu Aliجعلان بني بوعلي  51,44461,35676,444
Jaalan Bani Bu Hasanجعلان بني بو حسن  25,97330,14636,403
Masirahمصيرة  9,2928,72612,344
Surصور  66,78564,98890,306
not statedغير مبين    99,356
total  309,5002,340,8152,773,4793,623,001
source: National Centre for Statistics and Information, Oman.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
2003-12-07
census
population
2010-12-21
census
latitude /
longitude
As Seebالسيب223,449302,992 
Bawshahrبوشر150,420192,235 
Salalahصلالة156,530172,570 
Mutrahمطرح153,526150,124 
Soharصحار104,312140,006 
Ibriعبري97,429116,416 
As Suwayqالسويق101,122111,711 
Muscatمسقط24,89327,21623.54/58.57
source: Ministry of National Economy, Oman.