Oman Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Oman rural population for 2021 was 676,741, a 3.44% decline from 2020.
  • Oman rural population for 2020 was 700,833, a 3.23% decline from 2019.
  • Oman rural population for 2019 was 724,210, a 3.01% decline from 2018.
  • Oman rural population for 2018 was 746,685, a 2.66% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,667,512
Italy 16,924,836
Poland 15,084,074
France 12,661,527
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,965,568
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,474,978
Austria 3,672,522
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,510,320
Portugal 3,414,362
Czech Republic 2,759,991
Hungary 2,694,979
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,340,642
Switzerland 2,261,756
Greece 2,128,861
Ireland 1,814,588
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,368,149
Netherlands 1,302,381
UAE 1,268,967
Sweden 1,225,108
Slovenia 939,156
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 887,542
Finland 798,226
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Oman 676,741
Trinidad and Tobago 655,867
Latvia 594,684
Estonia 406,552
Cyprus 402,894
Belgium 218,200
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 197,811
Bahrain 181,438
Uruguay 153,242
Channel Islands 120,897
French Polynesia 107,176
Brunei 94,691
New Caledonia 76,538
Antigua and Barbuda 74,658
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Aruba 60,173
Luxembourg 53,222
Seychelles 41,693
Isle of Man 40,078
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,997
Liechtenstein 32,718
Faroe Islands 28,165
Malta 26,826
Iceland 22,546
Qatar 21,158
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,540
Andorra 9,392
Guam 8,484
Greenland 7,078
Northern Mariana Islands 4,697
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Palau 3,365
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,419
San Marino 809
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
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Oman Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 676,741 12.96 -3.50%
2020 700,833 13.72 -3.28%
2019 724,210 14.56 -3.06%
2018 746,685 15.46 -2.69%
2017 767,078 16.44 -2.16%
2016 783,863 17.50 -1.52%
2015 795,859 18.65 -0.47%
2014 799,611 19.86 0.57%
2013 795,052 21.12 1.30%
2012 784,818 22.44 1.35%
2011 774,315 23.82 2.46%
2010 755,462 24.84 3.45%
2009 729,861 25.38 2.33%
2008 713,048 25.92 1.36%
2007 703,430 26.47 0.82%
2006 697,655 27.03 0.65%
2005 693,106 27.60 0.60%
2004 688,977 28.17 1.33%
2003 679,842 28.49 2.24%
2002 664,758 28.47 1.79%
2001 652,939 28.45 1.25%
2000 644,807 28.43 0.65%
1999 640,639 28.41 0.21%
1998 639,325 28.39 0.16%
1997 638,279 28.37 0.65%
1996 634,113 28.35 1.53%
1995 624,491 28.33 2.63%
1994 608,260 28.31 1.37%
1993 599,999 28.96 -0.99%
1992 605,949 30.55 -0.64%
1991 609,867 32.20 -0.72%
1990 614,285 33.90 -1.00%
1989 620,443 35.63 -1.17%
1988 627,717 37.41 -1.20%
1987 635,265 39.22 -0.89%
1986 640,958 41.06 -0.34%
1985 643,134 42.92 0.31%
1984 641,160 44.80 0.85%
1983 635,708 46.71 1.35%
1982 627,192 48.62 1.68%
1981 616,746 50.53 1.87%
1980 605,330 52.44 1.99%
1979 593,381 54.35 2.14%
1978 580,824 56.24 2.19%
1977 568,221 58.11 2.16%
1976 556,099 59.96 2.02%
1975 544,985 61.79 1.80%
1974 535,288 63.58 1.52%
1973 527,211 65.33 1.28%
1972 520,504 67.04 1.13%
1971 514,638 68.71 1.08%
1970 509,114 70.34 1.04%
1969 503,870 71.91 0.97%
1968 498,990 73.43 0.93%
1967 494,388 74.89 0.91%
1966 489,890 76.31 0.92%
1965 485,392 77.66 0.95%
1964 480,780 78.96 0.99%
1963 476,021 80.21 1.03%
1962 471,125 81.39 1.06%
1961 466,176 82.53 1.06%
1960 461,250 83.60 %