Oman: Percent urban population

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Percent urban population

 Latest value 87.75
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 57.95
 Min - Max 16.40 - 87.75
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Oman from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Oman during that period was 57.95 percent with a minimum of 16.4 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 87.75 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 87.75 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 61.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Oman - Percent urban population - Recent values chart

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Oman - Percent urban population - historical chart - 1960-2022

The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Oman and other countries.
Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 4.58 2022 million
 Percent urban population 87.75 2022 percent
 Population density 15 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 2.76 2022 percent
 Percent children 27.03 2022 percent
 Percent female population 39.13 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 12.25 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 42.42 2022 percent
 Refugee population 295 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 41 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.23 2022 percent
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