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Muscat review: 28 facts and highlights

Muscat
Muscat

Why is Muscat better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    33.02°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    28.4°Cvs17.99°C
  • Population density
    209.91 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Median age of population
    23 yearsvs31.61 years
  • Average salary
    3093.5$vs1718.08$
  • Annual population growth
    3.4%vs2.04%
  • Male population
    58.7%vs49.06%
  • Number of international embassies
    38vs33.43

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Demographics

1.median age of population

23 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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2.population density

209.91 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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3.population

0.73 million

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4.annual population growth

3.4%

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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22.15%

5.female population

41.3%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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6.male population

58.7%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Muscat

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.

2.number of universities

5

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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3.gross domestic product (GDP)

5.52$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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1280$ billion

4.VAT

0%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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0%

5.average salary

3093.5$

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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6.maximum income tax

0%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Environment

1.average temperature

28.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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2.humidity rate

72.1%

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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3.average maximum temperature

33.02°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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4.has a seaside beach
Muscat

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

5.has smoking ban in public places
Muscat

Source: city's official website, 2018.

6.has lake/s
Muscat

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2018.

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2.number of cinemas

7

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Transportation

1.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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General info

1.number of international embassies

38

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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2.number of billionaires

0

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.

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3.has a stock exchange
Muscat

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

4.level of corruption

4.8

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.

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5.is a capital city
Muscat

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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