Merge 104.8 | 04 March 2020
One Omani baby is born every six minutes, new figures from the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) show.
The increase in the number of newborns was eight per cent between 2014 and 2018.
The number of newborns touched 82,941 in 2018, of which 51 per cent were males and 49 per cent were females.
This shows an equal fertility rate between 2014 and 2018, with an average of 3.9 babies per woman.