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Total life expectancy in Oman touches 78 years

Total life expectancy in Oman touches 78 years

As per information in the annual statistical book issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the life expectancy of Omanis in 2018 reached 77, with 75 years for males and 79.1 years for females.

NCSI stated that the infant mortality price dropped to eight.six per 1,000 reside births compared to 9.four per 1,000 reside births in 2017, whereas the below-5 mortality price declined to 11.1 per 1,000 reside births in 2018 compared to 11.four per 1,000 reside births in 2017.

The maternal mortality price dropped to 15.1 per 100,000 reside births in 2018 compared to 20.two per 100,000 reside births in 2017. Crude birth prices reached 19.four per 1,000 in 2018, whilst crude death prices have been 1.9 per 1,000 people. The total fertility price amongst Omani ladies was three.9 births per lady aged among 15 and 49 years compared to .7 births amongst expatriates.

The highest fertility price amongst Omani ladies was 207.eight births per 1,000 ladies (among 25 and 29 years). This was followed by the age group among 30 and 34 years at 201.7 births per 1,000 ladies and then among 35 and 39 years at 161.7 births per 1,000 ladies.

The fertility price of Omani ladies among 20 and 24 years was 107.three births per 1,000 ladies, 77.three births per 1,000 ladies (among 40 and 44 years), 12 births per 1,000 ladies (among 15 and 19 years) and 10.five births per 1,000 ladies (among 45 and 49 years), the NCSI stated.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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