Expat population in Oman at a 4-year low

Pedro Gonçalves
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Oman's expat population dropped to its lowest since July 2015, as the country continued to step up its omanisation plans, which includes an expat visa ban, Arab News reports. Expatriate numbers in Oman make up only 43.7% of the total population, the lowest they have been since July 2015. According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information, as of February 25, 2019, there were 2,040,274 expats in the Sultanate, which accounts for 43.7% of the country's total population. This is the lowest the expat population percentage has been since July 2015, when expats made up 43.6% of ...

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