Oman population 5,122,427 (live)

The population of Oman is expected to grow by 172,000 in 2019 and reach 5,150,000 in 2020. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 121,000 people yearly. On average there are 81,756 births and 12,359 deaths in Oman per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.39 percent per year. The population density of Oman has changed from 3.7 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2017.

Current population 5,122,427 people at present (Thursday 24th of October 2019)
Median Age 29.6 years
Life expectancy 78.0 years
Population density 16.2 per km2
Population of Oman from 1960 to 2019 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2019 5,002,000 172,000 (3.4%) 121,000 29.6 2.47 16 3,968,000 (79.3%)
2018 4,830,000 194,000 (4.0%) 121,000 29.3 2.53 16 3,813,000 (78.9%)
2017 4,636,000 211,238 (4.6%) 121,000 29.1 2.60 15 3,640,000 (78.5%)
2016 4,424,762 224,952 (5.1%) 121,000 28.9 2.67 14 3,455,208 (78.1%)
2015 4,199,810 238,885 (5.7%) 121,000 28.8 2.74 14 3,260,774 (77.6%)
2010 3,041,460 158,518 (5.2%) 163,500 27.0 2.90 10 2,285,992 (75.2%)
2005 2,511,269 66,518 (2.7%) 53,400 25.2 2.95 8 1,818,159 (72.4%)
2000 2,267,991 13,073 (0.6%) 3,000 23.8 3.72 7 1,623,178 (71.6%)
1995 2,204,283 55,855 (2.5%) -38,674 23.7 5.35 7 1,579,788 (71.7%)
1990 1,812,160 71,000 (3.9%) 20,940 22.1 7.17 6 1,197,874 (66.1%)
1985 1,498,417 67,340 (4.5%) 2,234 21.7 8.22 5 855,281 (57.1%)
1980 1,154,379 62,526 (5.4%) 16,300 21.7 8.30 4 549,046 (47.6%)
1975 882,044 40,096 (4.6%) 15,282 21.8 7.75 3 337,055 (38.2%)
1970 723,852 23,127 (3.2%) 5,094 21.9 7.31 2 214,731 (29.7%)
1965 625,009 16,122 (2.6%) -1,000 22.3 7.27 2 139,615 (22.3%)
1960 551,740 13,150 (2.3%) -2,000 22.8 7.25 2 90,485 (16.4%)

In 2018 the population of Oman was 4,830,000 and the average age increased from 22.8 in 1960 to 29.3. Urban population has increased from 1,623,178 (71.6%) in 2000 to 3,968,000 (79.3%) in the current year. The population density of Oman has changed from 3.7 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2017.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 5,150,000 148,000 (2.9%) 22,000 29.9 2.40 17 4,105,000 (79.7%)
2025 5,572,000 66,000 (1.2%) 12,000 31.4 2.18 18 4,538,000 (81.4%)
2030 5,897,000 57,000 (1.0%) 33.2 2.01 19 4,886,000 (82.8%)
2035 6,129,000 43,000 (0.7%) 35.2 1.89 20 5,145,000 (84.0%)
2040 6,344,000 43,000 (0.7%) 36.9 1.80 21 5,382,000 (84.8%)
2045 6,550,000 42,000 (0.6%) 4,000 38.5 1.75 21 5,612,000 (85.7%)
2050 6,757,000 40,000 (0.6%) 4,000 40.3 1.73 22 5,843,000 (86.5%)

Total Oman population should reach 5,150,000 by 2020 and should increase to 6,757,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 84.1 (82.9 years for male and 85.3 years for females). Population density will go up to 21.8 people per square kilometer.

Oman demographics 2018

The population growth rate is 3.56% (194,000 residents, including 11,694 deaths). The demographics of Oman constitutes of 1,680,000 women and 3,322,000 men, which means there are 1,977 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 26.3% of population (1,315,526) is 19 or younger, 71.3% of population (3,565,926) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.4% of population (122,049) is over 65.

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