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Brunei Demographics Profile 2014

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Population422,675 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 24.2% (male 52,753/female 49,548)
15-24 years: 17.3% (male 36,187/female 36,965)
25-54 years: 46.9% (male 96,006/female 102,028)
55-64 years: 7.6% (male 16,542/female 15,589)
65 years and over: 4% (male 8,301/female 8,756) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 41.8 %
youth dependency ratio: 35.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.5 %
potential support ratio: 15.5 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 29.3 years
male: 28.9 years
female: 29.6 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.65% (2014 est.)
Birth rate17.49 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate3.47 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate2.47 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 76% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.13% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBANDAR 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 ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 10.48 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.48 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.39 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.77 years
male: 74.46 years
female: 79.19 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.82 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateless than 0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 200 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Bruneian(s)
adjective: Bruneian
Ethnic groupsMalay 65.7%, Chinese 10.3%, other indigenous 3.4%, other 20.6% (2011 est.)
ReligionsMuslim (official) 78.8%, Christian 8.7%, Buddhist 7.8%, other (includes indigenous beliefs) 4.7% (2011 est.)
LanguagesMalay (official), English, Chinese
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.4%
male: 97%
female: 93.9% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2012)
Education expenditures3.5% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate24 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures2.5% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.36 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density2.8 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate7.5% (2008)
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014