Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik on Monday endorsed results of Census 2020 of Population, Residences and Establishments, which show that the population of the Sultanate stood at 4,471,148 (four million, four hundred and seventy-one thousand and one hundred and forty-eight) as of 12 December 2020.
This happened when His Majesty the Sultan gave an audience to the Chairman and members of the Supreme National Census Committee at Al Barakah Palace on Monday. His Majesty the Sultan expressed his satisfaction with the outcome of this major project which was implemented as scheduled.
His Majesty the Sultan underscored the significance of data and indicators provided by the Census in enhancing Oman Vision 2040, as well as the Census’s important implications to developmental planning in all sectors of the state.
His Majesty the Sultan also voiced his great appreciation for the Supreme National Census Committee and its sub-committees which, he noted, exerted efforts to make the project a success. His Majesty the Sultan extended his appreciation to all government and private establishments, citizens and residents for their cooperation and positive response to Census requirements. –ONA