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Muscat

Area of Muscat 3,807 km²
Population 1.3 million
Male Population 785,058 (61.3%)
Female Population 495,903 (38.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +496%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +116.1%
Median Age 29.9 years old
Male Median Age 31.2 years old
Female Median Age 27.8 years old
Timezone Gulf Standard Time
Muscat is a governorate of the Sultanate of Oman. Its provincial capital is Muscat City, which is the largest city and only metropolis of Oman. Source: Wikipedia

Muscat Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 214,943 458,369 592,655 1,280,960
Population Density 56.5 / km² 120.4 / km² 155.7 / km² 336.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Masqat Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 116.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Muscat +496% +179.5% +116.1%
Oman +413.8% +149.5% +101.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Muscat Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 43,810 52,759 96,570
5-9 33,004 39,397 72,402
10-14 26,884 32,084 58,968
15-19 30,518 36,735 67,253
20-24 67,573 48,397 115,971
25-29 159,153 68,101 227,254
30-34 131,231 60,315 191,546
35-39 94,841 48,571 143,413
40-44 70,035 32,827 102,863
45-49 48,539 23,453 71,993
50-54 33,115 18,524 51,640
55-59 24,457 13,113 37,571
60-64 10,599 8,786 19,385
65-69 5,184 5,621 10,805
70-74 3,670 4,636 8,306
75-79 2,445 2,582 5,028
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Muscat Population Density

Population Density: 336.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Muscat 1.3 million 3,807 km² 336.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Muscat Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 32,502 n/a n/a
100 33,623 0.3% 112
200 34,783 0.3% 116
300 35,982 0.3% 119
400 37,223 0.3% 124
500 38,506 0.3% 128
600 39,834 0.3% 132
700 41,208 0.3% 137
800 42,628 0.3% 142
900 42,628 0% 0
1000 42,628 0% 0
1100 42,628 0% 0
1200 42,628 0% 0
1300 42,628 0% 0
1400 42,628 0% 0
1500 42,628 0% 0
1600 50,088 1.6% 746
1700 57,548 1.4% 746
1800 69,367 1.9% 1,181
1900 94,502 3.1% 2,513
1910 99,454 5.2% 4,952
1920 100,061 0.6% 607
1930 101,013 1% 952
1940 101,958 0.9% 945
1950 102,893 0.9% 935
1960 127,295 23.7% 24,402
1970 164,567 29.3% 37,272
1990 458,369 66.9% 146,901
2000 592,655 29.3% 134,286
2020 1,398,054 53.6% 402,699
2030 1,640,470 17.3% 242,416
2040 1,870,954 14% 230,484
2050 2,074,502 10.9% 203,548
2060 2,239,042 7.9% 164,540
2070 2,353,106 5.1% 114,064
2080 2,417,221 2.7% 64,115
2090 2,448,878 1.3% 31,657
2100 2,454,647 0.2% 5,769
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Muscat CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Muscat 13,001,250 t 10.1 t 3,415 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Masqat Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1983 to 2019)

Average High
39.5°C
103.0°F
   Record High Temperature
47.2°C
117.0°F
   Average Precipitation
4.6 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
0.4 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Earthquake Medium (5.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Oman

Place Area Population Population Density
Ad Dakhiliyah 31,754 km² 539,808 17.0 / km²
Al Wusta 82,587 km² 98,201 1.19 / km²
Ash Sharqiyah 12,040.8 km² 280,888 23.3 / km²
Ash Sharqiyah 21,128.6 km² 255,851 12.1 / km²
Az Zahirah 35,903.3 km² 239,283 6.66 / km²
Buraymi 7,463 km² 134,835 18.1 / km²
Musandam 1,620.3 km² 53,337 32.9 / km²
North Al Batinah, Oman 7,907.6 km² 777,944 98.4 / km²
South Al Batinah, Oman 5,323.9 km² 458,598 86.1 / km²
Zufar 98,746.5 km² 389,376 3.94 / km²
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