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Brunei Demographics Profile 2013

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Population415,717 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 24.6% (male 52,761/female 49,538)
15-24 years: 17.5% (male 35,879/female 36,767)
25-54 years: 46.8% (male 94,827/female 99,779)
55-64 years: 7.3% (male 15,594/female 14,642)
65 years and over: 3.8% (male 7,767/female 8,163) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 42 %
youth dependency ratio: 36 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1 %
potential support ratio: 16.4 (2013)
Median agetotal: 29 years
male: 28.7 years
female: 29.2 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate1.67% (2013 est.)
Birth rate17.63 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate3.43 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate2.51 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 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: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 10.81 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.89 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.57 years
male: 74.28 years
female: 78.97 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.83 children born/woman (2013 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 66.3%, Chinese 11.2%, indigenous 3.4%, other 19.1% (2004 est.)
ReligionsMuslim (official) 67%, Buddhist 13%, Christian 10%, other (includes indigenous beliefs) 10%
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: 15 years
female: 16 years (2011)
Education expenditures3.3% of GDP (2012)
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 February 21, 2013