Population of Brunei 2017

Population

Current population of Brunei is 443,593 people (July 2017 est.).

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: 23.12% (male 52,862/female 49,717)
15-24 years: 17.05% (male 37,637/female 38,005)
25-54 years: 46.75% (male 99,203/female 108,198)
55-64 years: 8.23% (male 18,537/female 17,974)
65 years and over: 4.84% (male 10,440/female 11,020) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 38.4
youth dependency ratio: 32.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 29.9 years
male: 29.5 years
female: 30.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

1.6% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

17 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

3.6 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

2.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 77.8% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.52% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

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
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

23 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 77.2 years
male: 74.8 years
female: 79.6 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.78 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

2.6% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

1.47 physicians/1,000 population (2012)

Hospital Bed Density

2.8 beds/1,000 population (2012)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

18.6% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

9.6% (2009)

Education Expenditures

3.7% of GDP (2016)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96%
male: 97.5%
female: 94.5% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)