Country: Oman

Number of People Groups

34

People Groups Unreached

26 (76.5%)

Total Population

3,078,000

Unreached Population

2,879,000 (93.5%)

% Professing Christian

2.7%

% Evangelical

0.73 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 3,000 186,662,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab 29,000 973,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Dhofari 97,000 97,000 Arabic, Dhofari Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.40 %
 Arab, Egyptian 32,000 55,022,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 3.90 %
 Arab, Gulf 500,000 1,877,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.80 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Jordanian 7,900 1,862,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 30,000 15,774,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Omani 1,036,000 1,879,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 2.00 % 1.20 %
 Arab, Sudanese 7,300 18,929,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 5.00 % 1.00 %
 Arab, Yemeni 15,000 7,134,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.06 % 0.00 %
 Baloch, Southern 471,000 1,659,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bathari 200 200 Bathari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 9,200 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Islam 2.76 % 0.80 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 17,000 36,205,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.00 % 12.00 %
 Gujarati 36,000 1,523,000 Gujarati Hinduism 1.00 % 0.50 %
Harasi, Arabized 1,800 1,800 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hindi 71,000 1,324,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.60 % 0.00 %
 Hobyot 100 100 Hobyot Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korean 3,100 78,596,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 17.00 %
 Kumzari 2,600 3,200 Kumzari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Luwathiya, Persians 32,000 32,000 Luwati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahra 70,000 184,000 Mehri Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Malayali 50,000 1,743,000 Malayalam Hinduism 35.00 % 1.00 %
 Persian 83,000 36,852,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Punjabi 65,000 2,574,000 Panjabi, Eastern Islam 1.30 % 0.14 %
Shahari, Geblet 38,000 95,000 Shehri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shihuh, Al-Shihuh 31,000 50,000 Arabic, Shihhi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese 11,000 11,739,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 114,000 1,559,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili, Zanzibari, Unguja 74,000 85,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 74,000 7,476,000 Tamil Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 %
 Turk 1,000 57,158,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Urdu 67,000 1,682,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  34 3,078,000       26   2.73 % 0.73 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 13,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 3,091,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
2.7 %
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
11.9 %
Other Christian
4.4 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
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