Oman Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 560,597, a 4.28% decline from 2021.
  • Oman rural population for 2021 was 585,672, a 6.07% decline from 2020.
  • Oman rural population for 2020 was 623,536, a 6.94% decline from 2019.
  • Oman rural population for 2019 was 670,025, a 5.81% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Italy 16,681,796
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France 12,561,983
United Kingdom 10,448,880
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,902,107
Canada 7,103,929
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Portugal 3,385,528
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Slovak Republic 2,503,549
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Ireland 1,822,006
Croatia 1,610,240
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Netherlands 1,259,398
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 933,093
Lithuania 893,387
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,690
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,177
Denmark 686,700
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Oman 560,597
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Belgium 215,535
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Uruguay 147,591
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Oman Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 560,597 12.25 -4.38%
2021 585,672 12.96 -6.26%
2020 623,536 13.72 -7.19%
2019 670,025 14.56 -5.99%
2018 711,385 15.46 -4.84%
2017 746,681 16.44 -3.03%
2016 769,662 17.50 -1.56%
2015 781,766 18.65 -1.81%
2014 796,040 19.86 -1.24%
2013 806,006 21.12 1.60%
2012 793,243 22.44 3.79%
2011 763,780 23.82 6.48%
2010 715,839 24.84 4.47%
2009 684,527 25.38 -0.38%
2008 687,146 25.92 -0.39%
2007 689,807 26.47 -0.35%
2006 692,220 27.03 -0.28%
2005 694,193 27.60 -0.20%
2004 695,551 28.17 0.40%
2003 692,787 28.49 1.23%
2002 684,346 28.47 1.28%
2001 675,613 28.45 1.36%
2000 666,495 28.43 1.43%
1999 657,033 28.41 1.50%
1998 647,237 28.39 1.58%
1997 637,096 28.37 1.67%
1996 626,545 28.35 1.77%
1995 615,540 28.33 1.88%
1994 604,086 28.31 0.69%
1993 599,930 28.96 -1.10%
1992 606,546 30.55 -0.62%
1991 610,326 32.20 -0.22%
1990 611,698 33.90 0.16%
1989 610,709 35.63 0.57%
1988 607,261 37.41 0.98%
1987 601,334 39.22 1.46%
1986 592,621 41.06 2.01%
1985 580,845 42.92 1.80%
1984 570,479 44.80 1.38%
1983 562,633 46.71 1.66%
1982 553,385 48.62 1.80%
1981 543,502 50.53 1.85%
1980 533,537 52.44 1.89%
1979 523,543 54.35 1.97%
1978 513,312 56.24 1.97%
1977 503,322 58.11 1.84%
1976 494,127 59.96 1.58%
1975 486,384 61.79 1.36%
1974 479,800 63.58 0.80%
1973 476,000 65.33 0.28%
1972 474,688 67.04 0.29%
1971 473,297 68.71 0.33%
1970 471,732 70.34 0.37%
1969 469,979 71.91 0.42%
1968 467,996 73.43 0.45%
1967 465,872 74.89 0.49%
1966 463,588 76.31 0.52%
1965 461,163 77.66 0.55%
1964 458,619 78.96 0.56%
1963 456,054 80.21 0.57%
1962 453,472 81.39 0.56%
1961 450,952 82.53 0.53%
1960 448,558 83.60 %