(AGENPARL) – MUSCAT (OMAN), mer 28 ottobre 2020
The Ministry of Housing allotted a total of 11,172 residential properties across the country until September 2020, compared to 19,992 plots in the same period of 2019, which is a decrease of 44.1%, according to statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
The governorate of Ash-Sharqiyah North was allotted 2,008 residential lands until September 2020, which is the highest among governorates. This was followed by Muscat with 1,649 properties, Ad-Dakhliyah with 1,627, Adh-Dhahirah with 1,326 plots and Al-Batinah North with 1,253.
Meanwhile, 165 residential plots were granted in Ash-Sharqiyah South in the month of September 2020, and it was the highest among governorates.
The governorates of Dhofar, Ash-Sharqiyah South, Al-Batinah South, Al-Wusta and Musandam were allotted 1,120, 1,042, 565, 254 and 181 residential properties, respectively. Al-Buraymi was allotted 147 plots, which is the lowest among governorates.
Meanwhile, the governorates of Dhofar, Al-Batinah North and Adh-Dhahirah witnessed a phenomenal increase in the number of lands allotted until September 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, whereas allotment of properties in the rest of the governorates showed a marked decline during the period of study.
The Ministry of Housing had allotted a total of 28,099 residential plots in 2019.