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
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.

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.