General profile: Oman

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
5.107 Millions
0.385 OMR/US$
63 507 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 309 500 km²
-0.90 %
-5.90 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-18.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
18 692
36 601
31 927
(e) 31 685
Merchandise imports
8 971
19 973
29 007
(e) 20 960
Merchandise trade balance
9 721
16 629
2 919
(e) 10 725
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
0 %0 %30 %30 %53 %53 %10 %10 %6 %6 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
13 2523 4622 6942 3882 05613 2523 4622 6942 3882 056
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Services exports
939
1 808
3 395
(e) 1 830
Services imports
3 145
6 364
10 215
(e) 5 539
Services trade balance
-2 207
-4 557
-6 819
(e) -3 709
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
31.9
29.1
37.0
-
Travel
45.7
43.3
45.4
-
Other services
22.4
27.6
17.6
-
TRADE INDICES
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921141231029710014215314112610986112797569525853495070859180711001641641681561291001701181201047579655867
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-5.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2020
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
GDP, current
31 082
56 913
68 400
63 507
GDP per capita, current US$
12 377
18 713
16 029
12 436
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.49
1.71
4.63
-5.90
Current account balance, % of GDP
16.66
8.14
-16.01
(e) -13.64
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.385
0.385
0.385
0.385
GDP by expenditure in 2019
(as % of total GDP)
40.724.620.554.340.040.724.620.554.340.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+2.0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2020
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
FDI inflows
1 538.00
(j) 1 243.17
(j) -2 171.65
4 092.76
FDI outflows
234.00
1 498.05
335.50
1 255.31
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.13
0.07
0.06
0.06
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
39.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.039.04 0933 4205 9402 9182 265-2 1721 2871 6121 3651 7531 2431 4852 9523 3321 5971 53811125122583FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Balance, % of GDP
27.21
24.90
3.36
(e) 5.89
Balance, % of imports
75.68
58.45
6.25
(e) 15.64
Normalized balance
0.275
0.226
0.030
(e) 0.073
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
81100102102951111171291171161101051091099999
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2020
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
80%Male 80%Female
20%Female 20%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.001 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2020
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
9
14
16
18
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
31.80
40.49
52.27
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 835 395
3 136 000
5 141 830
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.18
0.10
0.14
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
4.38
2.40
3.13
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
j
Asset/liability basis.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 January 2022