Oman OM

1,839,939

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

138,294

Indicated decisions 2014

4.2 million

Population

80,000

Christians
24,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Oman
  • Cluster

  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Population- 44.25% (4th); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 44.51% (4th); Gospel Decisions to Population- 3.33% (2nd); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 3.35% (3rd).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Hindu
  • Human Development Index

    56/187
  • Internet Access

    65.82% (41st)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Omani (42.7%); Gulf Arab (15.1%); South Asian (14.3%); Baloch (13.4); Other groups less than 5% of nation.
  • Common Languages

    Arabic
  • Economy

    Revenue is primarily oil production with some agriculture, fishing, and light industry.
    Oil revenue has been distributed wisely to improve living standards; Tourism is increasing.
  • History / Politics

    Has monarch with no political parties permitted, but a high degree of freedom and stability.
    Oman has an open and modern society compared to most nations in the region.
  • Spirituality

    Evangelism of Muslims is illegal; Most converts are among foreign workers.
    Christian radio, television, and the Internet are effective means of evangelism.
    Christian professionals can share by their words, actions, and lifestyle that honor Jesus.
    Christians work in business, education, and healthcare especially.
  • Prayers

    Pray for more religious freedom and openness among the Muslims.
    Pray that the Internet, radio, and television will be effective witnesses for the Truth.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.