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Oman’s population up 6.4% in 2013

According to figures released by Oman's National Centre for Statistics and Information, the population of the sultanate rose by 227,708 people, moving closer to the four million mark during the first half of this year, Times of Oman has reported. The total population registered with the General Administration of Civil Affairs climbed from 3.623 million in 2012 to 3.855 million this year, including Omani nationals and foreigners, with a population growth rate of 6.4%, the report said.