Population of Cities in Oman (2021)

Oman has about 5.19 million people, making it the 122th-most populous country in the world. Oman has several large cities. Its most populous city is Muscat, which is also the nation’s capital. Muscat’s population is 797,000, with an estimated 1.4 to 1.55 million people in its governorate. Muscat is also growing between 2.5% to 11.2% annually in the last ten years. Seeb is the second-largest city in Oman, with about 238,000 people. Salalah, the capital of Dhofar, has about 163,140 people. Four other cities have populations of over 100,000: Bawshar, Sohar, As Suwayq, and `Ibri. Together, these seven cities have over 1.67 million people, almost one-third of Oman’s total population. Another eight cities have populations of over 50,000.

About 85.44% of Oman’s population lives in cities or urban areas. This is a growth of over 10% from 2009, when the urban population was 74.62%. The urbanization rate is relatively high in Oman at 5.25% annually.

Oman has 0 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 21 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Oman is Muscat, with a population of 797,000 people.

Name 2021 Population
Muscat797,000
Seeb237,816
Salalah163,140
Bawshar159,487
Sohar108,274
As Suwayq107,143
`Ibri101,640
Saham89,327
Barka'81,647
Rustaq79,383
Al Buraymi73,670
Nizwa72,076
Sur71,152
Bahla'54,338
Al Khaburah50,223
Shinas48,009
Sufalat Sama'il47,718
Izki36,203
Liwa26,372
Ibra'25,265
Oman Smart Future City25,000
Bidbid21,188
Badiyah18,479
Khasab17,904
Adam17,283
Yanqul16,599
Al Qabil14,008
Bayt al `Awabi10,711
Hayma'1,294

Population of All Cities in Oman

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