Country: Oman

Number of People Groups

34

People Groups Unreached

26

Total Population

3,071,000

Unreached Population

2,872,000

% Professing Christian

2.8%

% Evangelical

0.7 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 3,000 English Christianity 79.0 % 28.0 %
 Arab 30,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Dhofari 97,000 Arabic, Dhofari Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.4 %
 Arab, Egyptian 32,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.0 % 3.9 %
 Arab, Gulf 500,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.8 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Jordanian 7,900 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 30,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Omani 1,054,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 2.0 % 1.2 %
 Arab, Sudanese 7,300 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Yemeni 15,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Baloch, Southern 471,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bathari 200 Bathari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 British 9,200 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 2.8 % 0.8 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 17,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.0 % 12.0 %
 Gujarati 36,000 Gujarati Hinduism 1.0 % 0.5 %
Harasi, Arabized 1,800 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hindi 71,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.6 % 0.0 %
 Hobyot 100 Hobyot Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Korean 3,100 Korean Non-Religious 31.0 % 17.0 %
 Kumzari 2,600 Kumzari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Luwathiya, Persians 7,000 Luwati Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahra 70,000 Mehri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Malayali 50,000 Malayalam Hinduism 35.0 % 1.0 %
 Persian 83,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Punjabi 65,000 Panjabi, Eastern Islam 1.3 % 0.1 %
Shahari, Geblet 38,000 Shehri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shihuh, Al-Shihuh 30,000 Arabic, Shihhi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sinhalese 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 114,000 Bengali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Zanzibari, Unguja 74,000 Swahili Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tamil 74,000 Tamil Hinduism 12.0 % 2.0 %
 Turk 1,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Urdu 67,000 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  34 3,071,000 26     2.8 % 0.7 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 20,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 3,091,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
2.8 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
6.1 %
Islam
89.4 %
Non-Religious
0.2 %
Other / Small Religions
1.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
5.7 %
Independent
11.6 %
Orthodox
12.0 %
Other Christian
4.5 %
Protestant
14.8 %
Roman Catholic
51.6 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Oman. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Oman
  • Christian ministry in Oman
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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