Oman Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Oman rural population for 2020 was 700,833, a 3.23% decline from 2019.
  • Oman rural population for 2019 was 724,210, a 3.01% decline from 2018.
  • Oman rural population for 2018 was 746,685, a 2.66% decline from 2017.
  • Oman rural population for 2017 was 767,078, a 2.14% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Oman Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 700,833 13.72 -3.28%
2019 724,210 14.56 -3.06%
2018 746,685 15.46 -2.69%
2017 767,078 16.44 -2.16%
2016 783,863 17.50 -1.52%
2015 795,859 18.65 -0.47%
2014 799,611 19.86 0.57%
2013 795,052 21.12 1.30%
2012 784,818 22.44 1.35%
2011 774,315 23.82 2.46%
2010 755,462 24.84 3.45%
2009 729,861 25.38 2.33%
2008 713,048 25.92 1.36%
2007 703,430 26.47 0.82%
2006 697,655 27.03 0.65%
2005 693,106 27.60 0.60%
2004 688,977 28.17 1.33%
2003 679,842 28.49 2.24%
2002 664,758 28.47 1.79%
2001 652,939 28.45 1.25%
2000 644,807 28.43 0.65%
1999 640,639 28.41 0.21%
1998 639,325 28.39 0.16%
1997 638,279 28.37 0.65%
1996 634,113 28.35 1.53%
1995 624,491 28.33 2.63%
1994 608,260 28.31 1.37%
1993 599,999 28.96 -0.99%
1992 605,949 30.55 -0.64%
1991 609,867 32.20 -0.72%
1990 614,285 33.90 -1.00%
1989 620,443 35.63 -1.17%
1988 627,717 37.41 -1.20%
1987 635,265 39.22 -0.89%
1986 640,958 41.06 -0.34%
1985 643,134 42.92 0.31%
1984 641,160 44.80 0.85%
1983 635,708 46.71 1.35%
1982 627,192 48.62 1.68%
1981 616,746 50.53 1.87%
1980 605,330 52.44 1.99%
1979 593,381 54.35 2.14%
1978 580,824 56.24 2.19%
1977 568,221 58.11 2.16%
1976 556,099 59.96 2.02%
1975 544,985 61.79 1.80%
1974 535,288 63.58 1.52%
1973 527,211 65.33 1.28%
1972 520,504 67.04 1.13%
1971 514,638 68.71 1.08%
1970 509,114 70.34 1.04%
1969 503,870 71.91 0.97%
1968 498,990 73.43 0.93%
1967 494,388 74.89 0.91%
1966 489,890 76.31 0.92%
1965 485,392 77.66 0.95%
1964 480,780 78.96 0.99%
1963 476,021 80.21 1.03%
1962 471,125 81.39 1.06%
1961 466,176 82.53 1.06%
1960 461,250 83.60 %