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Oman: Administrative Division

Contents: Governorates and Districts

The registered population (Omani and foreigners) of governorates (muhafazah) and districts (wilayat).

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NameNativeStatusPopulation
Estimate
2011-07-01
Population
Estimate
2016-07-01
Population
Estimate
2018-07-01
Ad-Dākhilīyah [Ad Dakhiliyah]الداخليةGovernorate198,961441,748472,511
ĀdamادمDistrict19,98726,21028,682
Al-Ḥamrā' الحمراءDistrict20,58325,77626,719
Bahlā'بهلاءDistrict64,22282,25689,843
BidbidبدبدDistrict26,51633,64735,286
IzkīازكيDistrict45,62457,12560,522
ManaḥمنحDistrict17,11221,35422,319
NizwāنزوىDistrict88,758118,573127,180
Samā'ilسمائلDistrict59,21578,44081,960
Al-Buraymī [Al Buraimi]البريميGovernorate45,688111,394115,542
Al-BuraymīالبريميDistrict72,007104,073107,679
As-Sunaynah [← Al-Buraymī]السنينةDistrict445712825
Maḥḍah محضةDistrict6,0836,6097,038
Al-Wusṭa [Al Wusta]الوسطىGovernorate30,62443,31047,604
Ad-Duqm الدقمDistrict6,0109,44914,256
Al-Jāzer الجازرDistrict4,7996,3676,001
Haymā [Haima]هيماDistrict6,56710,27810,251
Maḥūt [Mahout]محوتDistrict13,24817,21617,096
Aẓ-Ẓāhirah [Ad Dhahirah]الظاهرةGovernorate157,006204,398220,377
Ḍank [Dhank]ضنكDistrict17,71621,69422,571
'IbrīعبريDistrict120,609158,065171,555
YanqulينقلDistrict18,68124,63926,251
Janūb al-Bāṭinah [Al Batinah South]جنوب الباطنةGovernorate294,720400,967425,707
Al-'Awābī العوابيDistrict12,59216,07517,032
Al-Maṣna'ah [Musannah]المصنعةDistrict68,04188,01990,288
Ar-RustāqالرستاقDistrict87,310117,599122,985
Barka'بركاءDistrict93,087136,968151,158
Nakhal [Nakhal]نخلDistrict19,98425,35726,524
Wādī al-M'āwil [Wadi al Maawil]وادي المعاولDistrict13,70616,94917,720
Janūb ash-Sharqīyah [Ash Sharqiyah South]جنوب الشرقيةGovernorate219,899299,043316,232
Al-Kāmil & Al-Wāfī [Al Kamil w'al Wafi]الكامل و الوافيDistrict25,38833,53433,158
Ja'alan Banī Bū 'Alī [Jalan Bani Bu Ali]جعلان بني بو عليDistrict68,85393,000103,599
Ja'alan Banī Bū Ḥassan [Jalan Bani Bu Hassan]جعلان بني بوحسنDistrict33,69742,35742,250
Maṣīrah [Masirah]مصيرةDistrict10,70914,04216,164
ṢūrصورDistrict81,252116,110121,061
Masqaṭ [Muscat]مسقطGovernorate1,003,7401,441,6221,454,518
Al-'Āmrāt [Amarat]العامراتDistrict55,65374,96390,495
As-Sīb [Seeb]السيبDistrict284,024391,315465,607
BawsharبوشرDistrict319,188424,060477,121
Masqaṭ [Muscat]مسقطDistrict111,294246,99676,843
Maṭraḥ [Muttrah]مطرحDistrict189,785249,363282,116
QurayyātقرياتDistrict43,79854,92562,336
MusandamمسندمGovernorate228,11443,95944,857
Bukhā بخاDistrict2,6373,7483,879
Dibā al-Bay'ah [Dibba Al-Baya]دبا البيعةDistrict6,3019,8489,873
KhaṣabخصبDistrict19,77527,21127,630
Madḥā مدحاDistrict2,3123,1523,475
Shamāl al-Bāṭinah [Al Batinah North]شمال الباطنةGovernorate523,661727,148770,541
Al-Khābūrah [Al Khaboura]الخابورةDistrict55,84971,34074,604
As-SuwaīqالسويقDistrict122,793171,788181,448
LiwaلوىDistrict32,36945,18749,869
ṢaḥamصحمDistrict107,077140,844150,416
Shināṣ شناصDistrict55,48871,66876,572
Ṣuḥār [Sohar]صحارDistrict150,085226,321237,632
Shamāl ash-Sharqīyah [Ash Sharqiyah North]شمال الشرقيةGovernorate195,757265,510280,434
Al-Muḍaībī [Al Mudhaibi]المضيبيDistrict80,219112,101118,164
Al-Qābil [Al Kabil]القابلDistrict19,83923,04724,133
Bidiyah [Bidiya]بديةDistrict28,39138,17540,855
Dimā' & Aṭ-Ṭā'yīn [Dima W'aattayeen]دماء و الطائيينDistrict21,00225,88527,456
IbraابراءDistrict36,38854,14957,063
Wādī Banī Khālid وادي بني خالدDistrict9,91812,15312,763
Ẓufār [Dhofar]ظفارGovernorate315,323434,952453,383
Al-Mazyūnah [← Muqshin]المزيونةDistrict7,3898,9109,575
Ḍalkūt [Dhalkut]ضلكوتDistrict2,5022,9253,115
MirbāṭمرباطDistrict13,01216,02816,940
Muqshin مقشنDistrict685832921
Rakhyūt رخيوتDistrict4,0594,8745,181
Sadaḥ سدحDistrict4,8215,7706,130
ṢalālahصلالةDistrict251,322355,660368,159
Shalīm & Juzur al-Ḥallāniyyāt [Shalim and the Hallaniyat Islands]شليم وجزر الحلانياتDistrict3,8484,6404,924
ṬāqahطاقةDistrict16,32020,34521,411
Ṭumrayt [Thumrait]ثمريتDistrict11,36614,96817,027
ʻUmān [Oman]عمان‎Sultanate3,295,2984,414,0514,601,706

Source: Sultanate of Oman, National Centre for Statistics and Information (web).

Explanation: The 2011 total population of Oman includes 102,988 foreigners with unknown residence.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2017)
Males2,984,404
Females1,575,559
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-14 years1,047,203
15-64 years3,435,000
65+ years119,503
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years782,796
10-19 years499,208
20-29 years1,033,503
30-39 years1,220,623
40-49 years597,004
50-59 years276,653
60-69 years114,059
70-79 years50,465
80+ years27,395
Citizenship (E 2018)
Omani2,579,236
Foreigners2,022,470