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What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Huge. Some say that there is more expats than locals. There is a lot of British and Irish people, Russians and many Eastern Europeans, as well as Indians, Pakistani, Jordanians and Filipinos. Generally, morale is good. - Aug 28, 2017
There are quite a few Brits in country with various oil firms and the Embassy has plenty of people. Overall, life here is easy once you get the hang of it and most people stay many years. - Oct 25, 2014
Large. - Jun 7, 2012
Pretty large - the international school has tons of different nationalities. - May 3, 2012
Tons...if you count all the Europeans and Ausis. - Aug 25, 2011
Huge. - Feb 20, 2011
Large. I met someone from just about every country while living there. Very diverse. - Apr 1, 2010
Pretty large with the majority being TCNs doing all the blue collar labor. The Europeans, Aussies, Americans make up most of the white collar expats. - Feb 12, 2010
Enormous -- 1/3 of the population -- if you include South Asian guest workers. A fairly large number of British and American expats, mostly working for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the big state-run oil company, plus other companies supporting the oil industry. - Jan 21, 2010
LARGE. Numerous nationalities. - Mar 19, 2009
Large - hundreds of thousands of Indians, Pakistanis, and other Asians/South Asians, mostly laborers; several thousand Brits; fewer Americans and various European nationalities. - Feb 18, 2008