Salalah, Oman Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Salalah, Oman metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Salalah in 2020 is 420,000, a 3.19% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Salalah in 2019 was 407,000, a 3.83% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Salalah in 2018 was 392,000, a 4.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Salalah in 2017 was 374,000, a 5.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Oman
City Name Population
Muscat 1,550,000
Salalah 420,000
Salalah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 420,000 3.19%
2019 407,000 3.83%
2018 392,000 4.81%
2017 374,000 5.06%
2016 356,000 14.10%
2015 312,000 13.87%
2014 274,000 13.69%
2013 241,000 14.22%
2012 211,000 14.05%
2011 185,000 8.19%
2010 171,000 1.18%
2009 169,000 1.20%
2008 167,000 1.83%
2007 164,000 1.23%
2006 162,000 1.25%
2005 160,000 1.27%
2004 158,000 1.94%
2003 155,000 1.31%
2002 153,000 2.00%
2001 150,000 1.35%
2000 148,000 2.07%
1999 145,000 1.40%
1998 143,000 2.14%
1997 140,000 1.45%
1996 138,000 2.22%
1995 135,000 1.50%
1994 133,000 11.76%
1993 119,000 27.96%
1992 93,000 29.17%
1991 72,000 26.32%
1990 57,000 29.55%
1989 44,000 29.41%
1988 34,000 25.93%
1987 27,000 28.57%
1986 21,000 31.25%
1985 16,000 23.08%
1984 13,000 30.00%
1983 10,000 11.11%
1982 9,000 0.00%
1981 9,000 12.50%
1980 8,000 14.29%
1979 7,000 0.00%
1978 7,000 16.67%
1977 6,000 0.00%
1976 6,000 20.00%
1975 5,000 0.00%
1974 5,000 0.00%
1973 5,000 25.00%
1972 4,000 0.00%
1971 4,000 0.00%
1970 4,000 33.33%
1969 3,000 0.00%
1968 3,000 0.00%
1967 3,000 0.00%
1966 3,000 0.00%
1965 3,000 50.00%
1964 2,000 0.00%
1963 2,000 0.00%
1962 2,000 0.00%
1961 2,000 0.00%
1960 2,000 0.00%
1959 2,000 100.00%
1958 1,000 0.00%
1957 1,000 0.00%
1956 1,000 0.00%
1955 1,000 0.00%
1954 1,000 0.00%
1953 1,000 0.00%
1952 1,000 0.00%
1951 1,000 0.00%
1950 1,000 0.00%