oman 71
Area: 212,460 sq km Land: 212,460 sq km Arable land: 0%
Irrigated land: 580 sq km Infant mortality rate: 22.52 deaths/1,000 live births
Total fertility rate: 6.04 children born/woman
Religions: Ibadhi Muslim 75%, Sunni Muslim, Shi’a Muslim, Hindu
Ethnic groups: Arab, Baluchi, South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan,
Bangladeshi), African
Judicial System: Supreme Court Legal System: based on English common law and Islamic law; ultimate appeal to the monarch
GDP per capita: $7,700 GDP — agriculture: 3% industry: 40% services: 57%
Unemployment rate: NA% Literacy — total population: approaching 80%
Exports: $11.1 billion Commodities: petroleum, reexports, fish, metals, textiles
Exports partners: Japan 27%, China 12%, Thailand 18%, UAE 12%, South Korea 12%, US
Imports: $4.5 billion Commodities: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, livestock, lubricants Imports partners: UAE 26% (largely reexports), Japan 16%, UK 9%, Italy 7%, Germany 6%, US
Telephones — main lines in use: 201,000 Internet Service Providers:1
Manpower fit for military service: 429,811
Military expenditures: $2.4 billion 13% of GDP
Independence: 1650 (expulsion of the Portuguese)
Government type: Monarchy
Population: 2,622,198