Oman population now made up of 41.7% expats

The number is a slight decrease from the end of last year

Oman population now made up of 41.7% expats

Oman’s population is now 41.7 percent expat, with nearly two million foreigners making the country their home.

According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), there are currently 1,936,830 expats out of the 4,645,249 people living in the Sultanate.

The quarterly statistics show a slight decrease in the number of expats living in Oman compared to the end of 2019.

Expats are mostly concentrated in Muscat, with 870,544 making the governorate their home.

Thinking about moving to Muscat? Don’t forget to check out our dedicated section here.

There you’ll find all kinds of guides to make your move as easy as possible, like how to get a driving licence and everything you need to know about healthcare as an expat.

Plus, if you’re looking for a new home, we have a comprehensive guide on renting and buying in the Sultanate’s capital.

You’ll also find area guides for Muscat, including the ever-popular Shatti al Qurum.

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