Oman Population 2022


Oman map
  • The current population of Oman is estimated at 5,327,431 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Oman represent 0.07% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Oman is 38.9 inhabitants per km2.
  • Oman is located in Asia.
  • Oman ranks number 120 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Oman is 23.6251° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 58.5373° E.
  • The median age in Oman is 30.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Oman is 325 OMR per month, around USD $844.06 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Oman shares its land boundary with are Yemen to southwest, the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, and Saudi Arabia to the west. The Arabian Sea lies to the south and east, and Gulf of Oman to the north.

Oman

Official name Sultanate of Oman
Location Asia
Capital Muscat
Population 5,309,911 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 38.9/km2
Population growth rate 2.7% (in 2022)
Area 309,500 km2 (119,498.57 sq mi)
Official language Arabic
Currency Omani rial (OMR)
Life expectancy 78.37 years
Internet TLD .om
Call code +968

Oman Population Graph

Oman Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 5,110,707 3,373,067 1,737,640 66% 34% 4,409,518 86.28%
2019 4,978,972 3,287,117 1,691,855 66.02% 33.98% 4,254,034 85.44%
2018 4,833,340 3,189,521 1,643,819 65.99% 34.01% 4,086,106 84.54%
2017 4,669,659 3,075,904 1,593,755 65.87% 34.13% 3,901,967 83.56%
2016 4,482,800 2,941,613 1,541,187 65.62% 34.38% 3,698,310 82.5%
2015 4,270,755 2,784,959 1,485,796 65.21% 34.79% 3,474,259 81.35%
2014 4,030,477 2,603,285 1,427,192 64.59% 35.41% 3,230,427 80.15%
2013 3,767,817 2,401,607 1,366,210 63.74% 36.26% 2,972,054 78.88%
2012 3,500,829 2,193,970 1,306,859 62.67% 37.33% 2,715,243 77.56%
2011 3,253,703 2,000,702 1,253,001 61.49% 38.51% 2,478,671 76.18%
2010 3,043,868 1,836,061 1,207,807 60.32% 39.68% 2,287,771 75.16%
2009 2,878,775 1,705,962 1,172,813 59.26% 40.74% 2,148,142 74.62%
2008 2,753,432 1,606,903 1,146,529 58.36% 41.64% 2,039,742 74.08%
2007 2,659,553 1,532,700 1,126,853 57.63% 42.37% 1,955,569 73.53%
2006 2,583,076 1,473,645 1,109,431 57.05% 42.95% 1,884,871 72.97%
2005 2,513,514 1,421,644 1,091,870 56.56% 43.44% 1,819,784 72.4%
2004 2,447,725 1,374,398 1,073,327 56.15% 43.85% 1,758,201 71.83%
2003 2,388,312 1,334,350 1,053,962 55.87% 44.13% 1,707,882 71.51%
2002 2,336,961 1,302,388 1,034,573 55.73% 44.27% 1,671,628 71.53%
2001 2,297,024 1,281,969 1,015,055 55.81% 44.19% 1,643,521 71.55%
2000 2,270,014 1,274,386 995,628 56.14% 43.86% 1,624,649 71.57%
1999 2,256,927 1,280,580 976,347 56.74% 43.26% 1,615,734 71.59%
1998 2,253,886 1,297,337 956,549 57.56% 42.44% 1,614,008 71.61%
1997 2,251,784 1,315,267 936,517 58.41% 41.59% 1,612,953 71.63%
1996 2,238,665 1,321,708 916,957 59.04% 40.96% 1,604,003 71.65%
1995 2,206,251 1,308,527 897,724 59.31% 40.69% 1,581,220 71.67%
1994 2,150,350 1,271,072 879,278 59.11% 40.89% 1,541,586 71.69%
1993 2,073,971 1,212,858 861,113 58.48% 41.52% 1,473,349 71.04%
1992 1,985,057 1,142,202 842,855 57.54% 42.46% 1,378,622 69.45%
1991 1,895,465 1,071,506 823,959 56.53% 43.47% 1,285,125 67.8%
1990 1,813,789 1,009,555 804,234 55.66% 44.34% 1,198,915 66.1%
1989 1,742,722 959,194 783,528 55.04% 44.96% 1,121,790 64.37%
1988 1,679,629 917,749 761,880 54.64% 45.36% 1,051,280 62.59%
1987 1,621,329 882,165 739,164 54.41% 45.59% 985,444 60.78%
1986 1,562,585 847,546 715,039 54.24% 45.76% 920,988 58.94%
1985 1,499,762 810,621 689,141 54.05% 45.95% 856,064 57.08%
1984 1,432,354 770,893 661,461 53.82% 46.18% 790,659 55.2%
1983 1,362,310 729,926 632,384 53.58% 46.42% 725,975 53.29%
1982 1,291,282 688,512 602,770 53.32% 46.68% 663,590 51.39%
1981 1,221,677 647,855 573,822 53.03% 46.97% 604,364 49.47%
1980 1,155,412 608,902 546,510 52.7% 47.3% 549,514 47.56%
1979 1,092,841 571,665 521,176 52.31% 47.69% 498,882 45.65%
1978 1,033,727 536,091 497,636 51.86% 48.14% 452,359 43.76%
1977 978,782 502,702 476,080 51.36% 48.64% 410,012 41.89%
1976 928,361 472,164 456,197 50.86% 49.14% 371,716 40.04%
1975 882,920 445,080 437,840 50.41% 49.59% 337,364 38.21%
1974 842,794 421,566 421,228 50.02% 49.98% 306,946 36.42%
1973 807,792 401,473 406,319 49.7% 50.3% 280,061 34.67%
1972 777,161 384,384 392,777 49.46% 50.54% 256,152 32.96%
1971 749,717 369,386 380,331 49.27% 50.73% 234,586 31.29%
1970 724,566 355,979 368,587 49.13% 50.87% 214,979 29.67%
1969 701,426 344,049 357,377 49.05% 50.95% 197,031 28.09%
1968 680,272 333,469 346,803 49.02% 50.98% 180,816 26.58%
1967 660,777 323,979 336,798 49.03% 50.97% 165,921 25.11%
1966 642,649 315,348 327,301 49.07% 50.93% 152,244 23.69%
1965 625,631 307,373 318,258 49.13% 50.87% 139,766 22.34%
1964 609,499 299,874 309,625 49.2% 50.8% 128,239 21.04%
1963 594,091 292,709 301,382 49.27% 50.73% 117,571 19.79%
1962 579,406 285,937 293,469 49.35% 50.65% 107,827 18.61%
1961 565,456 279,561 285,895 49.44% 50.56% 98,842 17.48%
1960 552,287 273,548 278,739 49.53% 50.47% 90,575 16.4%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Oman ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Oman. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Oman

# City Population 2022
1 Muscat 798,036
2 Seeb 239,195
3 Salalah 164,494
4 Bawshar 160,572
5 Sohar 109,129
6 As Suwayq 107,743
7 Ibri 102,463
8 Saham 90,033
9 Barka 82,276
10 Rustaq 80,137
11 Al Buraymi 74,451
12 Nizwa 72,818
13 Sur 71,799
14 Bahla 54,865
15 Al Khaburah 50,675
16 Shinas 48,374
17 Sufalat Sama'il 48,195
18 Izki 36,464
19 Liwa 26,609
20 Ibra 25,482
21 Oman Smart Future City 25,198
22 Bidbid 21,336
23 Badiyah 18,642
24 Khasab 18,088
25 Adam 17,432
26 Yanqul 16,770
27 Al Qabil 14,151
28 Bayt al Awabi 10,792
29 Dib Dibba 5,064
30 Madha al Jadidah 2,299

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Syria 18,398,996 119/km2