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Young pensioners top high-wage category: NCSI

5 May 2020 By ONA

The number of the Omani pensioners registered in the pension funds in the public sector by end of March 2020 stood at 202,186. The highest number of pensioners was in the wage category between RO1,000 – RO2,000 and by age, pensioners between 35 and 39 years topped the list. 

According to the latest data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), of the total pensioners, 118,126 are males and 84,060 females. 

The highest number of pensioners – 61,318 – was in the wage category between RO1,000 to less than RO2,000. These comprised 35,598 males and 25,720 females, and indicated a declined by 0.1 per cent compared to February 2020.

In the wage category from RO2,000 and above, there were 5,139 pensioners, including 3,922 males and 1,217 females, showing a rise by 1.4 per cent.

While the category between RO700 to less than RO800, stood at 37,837 (including 15,673males and 22,164 females), the number of pensioners with wages from RO800 to less than RO900 declined by 2.9 per at 30,485 (including 13,223 males and 17,262 females).

There were 18,595 pensioners with wages ranging from RO325 to less than RO400 (including 16,684 males and 1,911 females) while the number of pensioners with wages from RO500 to less than RO600 stood at 15,852 (including 12,306 males and 3,546 females). Those with wages from RO600 to less than RO700 were 20,820 (including 12,198 males and 8,622 females), comprising a rise by 0.9 per cent, compared to February 2020.

The number of pensioners with wages from RO900 to less than RO1000 stood at 7,089 (including 3,933 males and 3,156 females), showing a decline by 0.4 per cent. The number of pensioners with wages between 400 to less than 500 rose by 3.9 per cent to stood at 5,051 (including 4,589 males and 462 females).

On the wage category from RO2,000 and above, the number of pensioners stood at 5,139 (including 3,922 males and 1,217 females), showing a rise by 1.4 per cent.

By age category, pensioners between 35 and 39 years topped the list at 53,894, followed by those between 30 and 34 years, reaching 45,995 pensioners. This was followed by those between 40 and 44 years and those between 45 and 49, reaching 39,579 and 20,354, respectively.

The number of pensioners between 25 and 29 years stood at 19,311, followed by pensioners between 50 and 54 years at 11,612 and pensioners between 55 to 59 years at 7,518. Those between 20 to 24 years stood at 3,053, followed by those between 60 and 64 years at 713, while the category of 65 years and above stood at 138. Those between 15 and 19 years were the lowest at 19.

 

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