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- Stats for Oman
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
Human Development Index
Omani (42.7%); Gulf Arab (15.1%); South Asian (14.3%); Baloch (13.4); Other groups less than 5% of nation.
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.
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.
Pray for more religious freedom and openness among the Muslims. Pray that the Internet, radio, and television will be effective witnesses for the Truth.