Brunei datasheet

Brunei official data

Map of Brunei
Map of Brunei
  • Official country name: Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam)
  • Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Total Area: 5,765 km²
  • Government: Unitary Islamic absolute monarchy
  • Currency: Brunei Dollar – BND
  • Fixed Exchange Rate: 1 Brunei Dollar = 1 Singapore Dollar
  • Drives on the: left
  • Calling Code: +673
  • Internet TLD: .bn

Demographics

Brunei flag
Flag of Brunei
  • Population: 415,717 (July 2013 Estimate)
  • Population Density: 67.3/km²
  • Official Languages: Malay, English (recognised)
  • HDI: 0.855 (very high)
  • Ethnic Groups: (2004)
    • 66.3% Malays
    • 11.2% Chinese
    • 3.4% Indigenous
    • 19.1% other

Economy

Emblem of Brunei
Emblem of Brunei
  • GDP (PPP): USD 21.907 Billion (2012 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (PPP): USD 50,440
  • GDP (Nominal): USD 17.092 Billion (2012 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (Nominal): USD 39,355
  • GDP Growth: 2.8% (Q1 2011)
  • GDP by sector: (2010)
    • agriculture: 0.7%
    • industry: 73.3%
    • services: 26%
  • Labor force: 188,800 (2008)
  • Labor force by occupation: (2003)
    • agriculture 4.5%
    • industry 63.1%
    • services 32.4%
  • Unemployment: 3.7% (2010)
  • Inflation: 1.2% (2010)
  • Main Industries:
    • petroleum
    • petroleum refining
    • liquefied natural gas
    • construction
  • Natural resources:
    • petroleum
    • natural gas
    • timber
  • Exports: USD 10.670 Billion (2008)
  • Main Export Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • Japan 46.5%
    • South Korea 15.5%
    • Australia 9.3%
    • India 7.0%
    • New Zealand 6.7%
  • Imports: USD 12.055 Billion (2007)
  • Main Import Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • Singapore 26.3%
    • China 21.3%
    • United Kingdom 21.3%
    • Malaysia 11.8%

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