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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Oman Rial (OMR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 309500  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 3314  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 10.7  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Masqat (743)  
United Nations membership date 7 October 1971  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 78111  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 58813  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 30905  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 5.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 23569.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 20983.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 12252.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 22492.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 19999.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 11847.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 29.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 27.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 23.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 0.38 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.38 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.38 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 8312  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 5871  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 5178  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 143  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 134  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 122  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 122  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 112  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 36.9 Population census. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. December. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 5.2 Population census. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. December. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 28.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 27.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 25.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 81.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 79.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 76.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 ... Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1048 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1114 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 71019  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 58045  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 181.7  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 165.5  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 54.9  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 60.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 35.8 Age group 5 years and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 6.7  
Exports (million US$) 2012 47091.9 2011.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 23619.4 2011.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 23472.5 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 China (30.3), Areas nes (12.3), India (9.8) 2011. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United Arab Emirates (27.4), Japan (12.6), United States (5.9) 2011.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 7.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.2  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Urban population (%) 2013 74.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 23.5  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 5.0/3.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 174.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.9/74.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 7.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 31.7 2000.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1112.0/30.6 Data refer to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 164  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 103.4/98.9  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 50.4  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.3/2.8 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 1.2  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 91  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 <  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 57155/20.6  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 8132.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 90 Based on monthly averages for the period 1986-2009.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.9/33.0 Based on monthly averages for the period 1986-2009.  
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