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Photo: Omanis celebrating National Day on 18 November in Barka

Population: 2 363 591 (July 1998 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 41% (male 488 244; female 469 831)

15-64 years: 57% (male 835 872; female 514 236)

65 years and over: 2% (male 28 966; female 26 442) (July 1998 est.)

Population growth rate: 3.45% (1998 est.)

Birth rate: 37.83 births/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Death rate: 4.37 deaths/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Net migration rate: 1.08 migrant(s)/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.63 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 1.1 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 25.55 deaths/1 000 live births (1998 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 71.02 years

male: 69.04 years

female: 73.1 years (1998 est.)

Total fertility rate: 6.13 children born/woman (1998 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Omani(s)

adjective: Omani

Ethnic groups: Arab Baluchi South Asian (Indian Pakistani Sri Lankan Bangladeshi) African

Religions: Ibadhi Muslim 75% Sunni Muslim Shi'a Muslim Hindu

Languages: Arabic (official) English Baluchi Urdu Indian dialects

Literacy:

definition: NA

total population: approaching 80%

male: NA%

female: NA%

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