Wow! Omanis Ranked Among Top Friendly People in the World

18 Sep 2018
POSTED BY Y Magazine

It’s a well known fact that Omanis are some of the most welcoming and caring bunch of people. Don’t believe us? Simply take a walk down to one of the souks – and you’ll know what we’re on about. And if that wasn’t enough, the Sultanate is now in the limelight for being one of the “best countries for making friends”. 



No, really! A study conducted by the InterNations has ranked Omanis as some of the most approachable bunch of people.

As a matter of fact, the Sultanate came seventh overall in the ‘Finding Friends’ sub-index – a feat that the locals are now taking pride in.

What’s more astonishing is that Oman was placed above its neighbours such as UAE, Qatar, and even Kuwait, in the report, and only came second to Bahrain in the GCC.

Here’s the full rankings for the ‘Finding Friends’ sub-index:

1) Costa Rica

2) Mexico

3) Argentina

4) Uganda

5) Malta

6) Bahrain

7) Oman

8) Cambodia

9) Philippines

10) Colombia

11) Ecuador

12) Portugal

13) Malaysia

14) Romania

15) Taiwan

16) Cyprus

17) Vietnam

18) New Zealand

19) Kenya

20) Indonesia

21) South Africa

22) Brazil

23) Spain

24) Greece

25) Peru

26) Israel

27) Ireland

28) Kazakhstan

29) Nigeria

30) Ukraine

31) Turkey

32) Thailand

33) Panama

34) USA

35) Russia

36) India

37) Canada

38) Myanmar

39) The United Arab Emirates

40) Italy

41) Australia

42) Singapore

43) Hungary

44) Hong Kong

45) Czech Republic

46) Luxembourg

47) China

48) Poland

49) United Kingdom

50) Chile

51) South Korea

52) France

53) Netherlands

54) Belgium

55) Japan

56) Saudi Arabia

57) Finland

58) Austria

59) Germany

60) Qatar

61) Kuwait

62) Switzerland

63) Norway

64) Denmark

65) Sweden


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