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Brunei PEOPLE 2017
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Brunei PEOPLE 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Population:
436,620 (July 2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 175
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Nationality:
noun: Bruneian(s)
adjective: Bruneian

Ethnic groups:
Malay 65.7%, Chinese 10.3%, other indigenous 3.4%, other 20.6% (2011 est.)

Languages:
Malay (official), English, Chinese dialects

Religions:
Muslim (official) 78.8%, Christian 8.7%, Buddhist 7.8%, other (includes indigenous beliefs) 4.7% (2011 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 23.46% (male 52,785/female 49,638)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 17.11% (male 37,103/female 37,603)
[see also: Age structure 15-24 years country ranks ]
25-54 years: 46.8% (male 98,152/female 106,206)
[see also: Age structure 25-54 years country ranks ]
55-64 years: 8.09% (male 18,043/female 17,278)
[see also: Age structure 55-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 4.54% (male 9,635/female 10,177) (2016 est.)
[see also: Age structure 65 years and over country ranks ]
population pyramid:
A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development. The population is distributed along the horizontal axis, with males shown on the left and females on the right. The male and female populations are broken down into 5-year age groups represented as horizontal bars along the vertical axis, with the youngest age groups at the bottom and the oldest at the top. The shape of the population pyramid gradually evolves over time based on fertility, mortality, and international migration trends.

For additional information, please see the entry for Population pyramid on the Definitions and Notes page under the References tab.

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 38%
[see also: Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio country ranks ]
youth dependency ratio: 31.9%
[see also: Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio country ranks ]
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1%
[see also: Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio country ranks ]
potential support ratio: 16.4% (2015 est.)
[see also: Dependency ratios - potential support ratio country ranks ]

Median age:
total: 29.9 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 29.5 years
[see also: Median age - male country ranks ]
female: 30.3 years (2016 est.)
[see also: Median age - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 116

Population growth rate:
1.6% (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 72
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
17.2 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 106
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
3.6 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 215
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
2.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 41
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 77.2% of total population (2015)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: -1.79% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
[see also: Urbanization - rate of urbanization country ranks ]

Major urban areas - population:
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (capital) 241,000
note: the boundaries of the capital city were expanded in 2007, greatly increasing the city area; the population of the capital increased tenfold (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 15-24 years country ranks ]
25-54 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 25-54 years country ranks ]
55-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 55-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 65 years and over country ranks ]
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
23 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
country comparison to the world: 132
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - total country ranks ]
male: 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: 7.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 138

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 77.2 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - total country ranks ]
male: 74.8 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - male country ranks ]
female: 79.6 years (2016 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 75

Total fertility rate:
1.79 children born/woman (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 152
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
2.6% of GDP (2014)
country comparison to the world: 188
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
1.44 physicians/1,000 population (2012)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
2.8 beds/1,000 population (2012)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
18.6% (2014)
country comparison to the world: 141
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
9.6% (2009)
[see also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
3.7% of GDP (2016)
country comparison to the world: 126
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96%
[see also: Literacy - total country ranks ]
male: 97.5%
[see also: Literacy - male country ranks ]
female: 94.5% (2015 est.)
[see also: Literacy - female country ranks ]

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 15 years
[see also: School life expectancy - total country ranks ]
male: 15 years
[see also: School life expectancy - male country ranks ]
female: 15 years (2014)


[see also: School life expectancy - female country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Brunei on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brunei PEOPLE 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brunei PEOPLE 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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