The number of pensioners registered with public sector pension funds in the Sultanate in July 2019 was 202,423, which is a rise by 0.1% compared to June 2019.
According to the latest data released by the (NCSI), the total number of pensioners in July 2019 included 119,117 males and 83,306 females. According to category of wages subject to contribution, the highest number of pensioners was in the wage category from OMR 1000 to less than OMR 2000, reaching 61,166 pensioners. This was followed by the category from OMR 700 to less than OMR 800, reaching 35,640. The number of pensioners with wages from OMR 800 to less than 900 was 31,650 and those with wages from OMR 325 and less than OMR 400 was 20,197. There were 16,519 pensioners with wages ranging from OMR 500 to less than OR 600, and 20,063 pensioners with wages from OMR 600 to less than 700. The lowest number of pensioners was in the wage category from OMR 2000 and above, reaching 5,010.
By age category, pensioners between 35 and 39 years topped the list, reaching 53,430, followed by those between 30 and 34 years, reaching 48,041 pensioners. Those between 40 and 44 years and those between 25 and 29, reaching 37,921 and 21,113, 25 and 29 years respectively, followed this. Those between 15 and 19 years were the lowest, with the number reaching just 12.
The Sultanate has various pension funds in the public sector, including funds at the Civil Service, Diwan of Royal Court and Central Bank of Oman.