Non-contributory social protection through a child and equity lens in Oman

Author: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Thematic Area: Social Protection

Abstract:"Oman is located on the south-eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen. The country is part of the six high-income Gulf nations and has a population of approximately 4.5 million, of which 1.1 million (25 per cent) are under the age of 18 and 0.4 million (9 per cent) are under the age of 5. Fertility rates declined from 7.2 in 1990 to 2.7 in 2015. Due to a high volume of immigration, only slightly more than 50 per cent of the total population are Omani nationals". (...)

Keywords:Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Oman
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