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Oman’s population surges by around 1mn in six years: NCSI

Oman’s population surges by around 1mn in six years: NCSI

The price modify amongst Omanis was 23.three per cent, according to the Population Statistics Bulletin issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI). According to the bulletin, primarily based on mid-2018 information, the population pyramid for Omanis by gender for 2018 is virtually equal, with males and females constituting 50.four per cent and 49.six per cent respectively.

Youth and kids below the age of 29 represent the biggest segment of Omanis, creating up two-thirds of the Omani population (64 per cent). Children much less than 5 years constitute the biggest group, constituting 15 per cent of the population.

The price of gender amongst Omanis in the age group of 65 years and more than reaches about 92 males per 100 females and it is slightly distinct in the age group 15 to 64 years to attain about 101 males per 100 females.

The Omani dependency ratio was 71 for each and every 100 operating-age persons, with Omani kids dependency price 63.7 kids per 100 persons of operating age. The dependency of the elderly was low amongst Omanis to about 7.1 elderly per 100 persons at the age of employment.

According to the Population Clock, the population of the sultanate is growing each and every hour by eight Omanis. The ratio of males to the total population of the sultanate was about 65 per cent, compared to 35 per cent for females. Omani males constitute 50 per cent of the total Omani population.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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