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Oman – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.4,00028.00 %79.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab39,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
M
Arab of Oman
T
Arab, Bahraini15,0001.00 %3.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Baharna SpokenP
Arab, Bahraini
M
Arab, Bahraini of Oman
 
Arab, Dhofari130,000Y0.40 %1.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Dhofari SpokenP
Arab, Dhofari
M
Arab, Dhofari of Oman
T
Arab, Egyptian42,0003.90 %13.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Gulf668,0000.30 %0.80 %Y1 IslamArabic, Gulf SpokenP
Arab, Gulf
M
Arab, Gulf of Oman
T
Arab, Jordanian11,0000.30 %3.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Jordanian
M
Arab, Jordanian of Oman
T
Arab, Najdi Bedouin40,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Najdi SpokenP
Arab, Najdi Bedouin
 T
Arab, Omani1,383,000Y1.20 %2.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Omani SpokenP
Arab, Omani
M
Arab, Omani of Oman
T
Arab, Sudanese9,8001.00 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Sudanese SpokenP
Arab, Sudanese
M
Arab, Sudanese of Oman
T
Arab, Yemeni20,0000.00 %0.06 %Y1 IslamArabic, Taizzi-Adeni SpokenP
Arab, Yemeni
M
Arab, Yemeni of Oman
T
Baloch, Southern629,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBalochi, SouthernP
Baloch, Southern
M
Baloch, Southern of Oman
T
Bathari300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBathari M
Bathari of Oman
 
British12,0008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
DeafY0.80 %2.76 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Filipino, Tagalog22,00012.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Gujarati47,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Oman
T
Harasi, Arabized2,400Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Omani Spoken   
Hindi95,0000.00 %0.60 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Hobyot200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHobyotP
Hobyot
M
Hobyot of Oman
 
Korean4,10017.00 %31.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kumzari3,400Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKumzariP
Kumzari
M
Kumzari of Oman
T
Luwathiya, Persians42,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLuwati   
Mahra94,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamMehriP
Mahra
M
Mahra of Oman
T
Malayali67,0001.00 %35.00 %2 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali
M
Malayali of Oman
 
Persian111,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Punjabi87,0000.14 %1.30 %Y1 IslamPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
 T
Shahari, Jibbali50,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamShehri M
Shahari, Jibbali of Oman
T
Shihuh, Al-Shihuh41,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Shihhi SpokenP
Shihuh, Al-Shihuh
M
Shihuh, Al-Shihuh of Oman
T
Sinhalese14,0001.20 %7.00 %2 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
  
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin152,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
 T
Swahili, Zanzibari, Unguja99,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSwahiliP
Swahili, Zanzibari, Unguja
 T
Tamil (Hindu traditions)99,0002.00 %12.00 %2 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Turk1,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
  
Urdu89,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Oman
T
Total People Groups:   35 4,124,000 10     27     30 18 22
Unclassified / Other Individuals 530,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 4,654,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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Oman – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 27 77.1 % 3,859,000 93.6 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 8.6 % 180,000 4.4 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 2 5.7 % 54,000 1.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 3 8.6 % 30,000 0.7 %
Totals 35   4,124,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Oman – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Baharna Spokenabv11Need?
Arabic, Dhofari Spokenadf11Need?
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Gulf Spokenafb11None
Arabic, Najdi Spokenars11Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Arabic, Omani Spokenacx22None
Arabic, Shihhi Spokenssh11Need?
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp11Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spokenapd11NT
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spokenacq11None
Balochi, Southernbcc11NT
Batharibhm11Need?
Bengaliben11Complete
Englisheng20Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Hobyothoh11Need?
Koreankor10Complete
Kumzarizum11None
Language unknownxxx11None
Luwatiluv11Need?
Malayalammal10Complete
Mehrigdq11Portions
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Shehrishv11None
Sinhalasin10Complete
Swahiliswh11Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tamiltam10Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Totals: 33 35 27   21 16 20 21 12
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Oman – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.7 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Oman – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Oman. Ministries in the Oman section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Oman   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Oman – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 4,124,000
Percent Urbanization 77 %
Total People Groups 35
Unreached People Groups 27
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageArabic, Omani Spoken
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 2.7%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.7%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 49 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.783 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
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Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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