Day 25

DECEMBER | 2021

Oman

PRAYER FOR THIS COUNTRY

Oman’s crown prince is guaranteeing more rights and freedoms for the citizens. May the new laws that will be passed in 2022 help those in need. Pray for Christian Believers in Oman to take refuge in Him and rejoice; let them sing joyful praises forever. May the Lord spread His protection over them, that all who love His name may be filled with joy. For You bless the godly, O Lord; You surround them with Your shield of love. (The Bible, Psalm 5:11-12).

MORE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY

Oman is listed in 20th position in the World Watch report 2021 by Open Doors for Christian persecution. The Sultan of Oman is Haitham bin Tariq Al. The standard of living improved dramatically due to the discovery of oil. Omanis highly respect their Sultan and have enjoyed peace and prosperity under his leadership. Morden technology has vastly changed the lifestyles of Omanis. Smartphones, the internet, and social media command a great deal of the time of young and older Omanis. Oman’s population has doubled in the past 25 years and around 50% of the population is under 16 years of age. Traditional family structures are also changing. The conservative and traditional nature of Oman’s Islamic society, combined with material comfort, result in much resistance to the Gospel.

CHIEF OF STATE
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said
HEAD OF GOV.
POPULATION
4,613,241
CHRISTIANS
6.5%
EVANGLICAL CHRISTIANS
Unknown
DOMINANT RELIGION
Islam
PERSECUTION RANKING
44
REFUGEES
5,000
LIFE EXPECTANCY
75.7 yrs
LITERACY RATE
93%
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE
Unknown