Oman

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 456,418
1960 551,737
1970 723,850
1980 1,154,375
1990 1,810,103
2000 2,192,535
2010 2,802,768
2020 4,513,853
2025 4,770,286
2050 5,064,827
2075 4,497,169
2100 3,813,066
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Sultanate of Oman
Capital Muscat
Region Western Asia
ISO code OM
Statistical agency National Centre for Statistics and Information


Administrative units

muhafazat/mintaqatnative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2003-12-07
census
population
2010-12-21
census
population
2013-06-30
estimate
Muscat Governorateمحافظة مسقط 3,900632,073775,8781,155,861
Musandam Governorateمحافظة مسندم 1,80028,37831,42537,259
Adh Dhahirah Regionمنطقة الظاهرة 37,000130,177151,664178,841
Ad Dakhliyah Governorateالمنطقة الداخلية 31,900267,140326,651387,111
Al Wusta Regionالمنطقة الوسطى 79,70022,98342,11140,151
Dhofar Governorateمحافظة ظفار 99,300215,960249,729369,625
Al Buraymi Governorateمحافظة البريمي 7,00076,83872,91796,613
Al Batinah North Governorateشمال الباطنة 12,500408,963483,582638,574
Al Batinah South Governorateجنوب الباطنة  244,542289,008343,707
Ash Sharqiyah North Governorateشمال الشرقية 36,400140,091162,482233,938
Ash Sharqiyah South Governorateجنوب الشرقية  173,670188,032258,275
not statedغير مبين    115,251
total  309,5002,340,8152,773,4793,855,206
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.