Salalah, Oman Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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 metro area population of Salalah in 2020 is 420,000, a 3.19% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Salalah in 2019 was 407,000, a 3.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Salalah in 2018 was 392,000, a 4.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area 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%