Country: Oman

Number of People Groups

35

People Groups Unreached

27 (77.1%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

4,565,000

Population in Unreached

4,134,000 (90.6%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.85%

% Evangelical

0.65%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.9%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 3,900 195,898,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 734,000 7,069,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.35 % 0.30 % 15
 Arab, Bahraini 17,000 780,000 Arabic, Baharna Spoken Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Arab, Dhofari 117,000 117,000 Arabic, Dhofari Spoken Islam 0.45 % 0.40 % 2
 Arab, Egyptian 70,000 74,436,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 3.90 % -
 Arab, Jordanian 17,000 4,885,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Omani 1,939,000 2,782,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 39
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 39,000 18,510,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arab, Sudanese 18,000 18,303,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Arab, Yemeni 15,000 8,614,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.06 % 0.00 % 1
 Baloch, Southern 537,000 1,527,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.85 % 0.20 % 11
 Bathari 300 300 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 British 12,000 53,788,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 23,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Islam 2.76 % 1
 Filipino, Tagalog 88,000 39,974,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.00 % 12.00 % -
 Gujarati 46,000 3,412,000 Gujarati Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Harasi, Arabized 2,300 2,300 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hindi 15,000 2,711,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.60 % 0.00 % 1
 Hobyot 200 300 Hobyot Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korean 4,000 81,880,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 17.00 % -
 Kumzari 5,000 5,700 Kumzari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Luwathiya 39,000 39,000 Luwati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahra 83,000 241,000 Mehri Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Malayali 208,000 1,587,000 Malayalam Hinduism 4.00 % 3.00 % -
 Persian 63,000 44,131,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Punjabi 37,000 2,136,000 Punjabi, Eastern Islam 1.30 % 0.14 % 1
 Shahari, Jibbali 42,000 85,000 Shehri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shihuh, Al-Shihuh 17,000 36,000 Arabic, Shihhi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sindhi 25,000 179,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese 33,000 396,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, Bengali-speaking 186,000 1,874,000 Bengali Islam 2.00 % 1.20 % 4
 Swahili, Zanzibari 48,000 794,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 12,000 2,827,000 Tamil Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Turk 1,300 65,529,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Urdu 68,000 2,123,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  35 4,565,000         27 2.85 % 0.65 % 94 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 11,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 4,576,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ad Dakhliyah 514,000
Al Batinah North 838,000
Al Batinah South 463,000
Al Buraymi 126,000
Al Dhahira 239,000
Al Wusta 52,000
Ash Sharqiyah North 304,000
Ash Sharqiyah South 344,000
Dhofar 493,000
Musandam 49,000
Muscat 1,582,000
Provinces:  11 5,004,000
UN Country Population 4,576,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Baharna Spoken abv 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, Dhofari Spoken adf 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Omani Spoken acx 3 3 Translation Needed
Arabic, Shihhi Spoken ssh 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Balochi, Southern bcc 1 1 New Testament
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hobyot hoh 1 1 Unspecified
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kumzari zum 1 1 Translation Needed
Luwati luv 1 1 Translation Needed
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete Bible
Mehri gdq 1 1 Bible Portions
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Shehri shv 1 1 Unspecified
Sindhi snd 1 1 Complete Bible
Sinhala sin 1 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 32 35 27   16 16 21 21 24
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Oman Statistics
People Groups 35
Unreached People Groups 27  (77.1%)
Population 4,565,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.9%
Population in Unreached 4,134,000  (90.6%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 94
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 85%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MU
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Omani Spoken
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 46,000
Persecution Ranking 36 (1=Highest) Open Doors


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