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Latest Highlights                 2017

Mid-year population estimates of Brunei Darussalam for 2017 was 421,300 persons compared to 417,256 persons in the Population and Housing Census Update 2016. This represented an average annual growth rate of 1.0 per cent during the period.

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Summary Data

Year

2012 (r) 2013 (r) 2014 (r) 2015 (r)
Census Update 2016

2017

Total Population

Male

Female

398,700

205,800

192,900

403,300

207,900

195,400

407,600

209,700

197,900

412,400

211,900

200,500

417,256

214,104

203,152

421,300

216,400

204,900
By Residential Status

Brunei Citizens

Permanent Residents

Temporary Residents



289,600

27,200

81,900



297,000

28,600

77,700


304,200

30,000

73,400



311,700

31,400

69,300



319,325

32,803

65,128


323,500

33,000

64,800

By Districts

Brunei Muara

Belait

Tutong

Temburong


276,700

66,000

46,200

9,800


279,900

66,800

46,700

9,900


282,900

67,500

47,200

10,000


286,200

68,300

47,800

10,100


289,630

69,062

48,313

10,251


293,300

69,600

48,300

10,100

By Age Group (years)

0-14

15-64

65 and over

 

98,400

284,900

15,400

 

97,000

289,300

17,000

 

95,700

293,600

18,300

 

94,400

298,200

19,800


93,159

302,498

21,599


91,700

307,000

22,600

By Race

Malays

Chinese

Others

 

261,900

41,100

95,700

 

265,000

41,500

96,800

 

267,800

42,000

97,800

 

270,900

42,500

99,000


274,138

42,995

100,123



277,300

43,100

100,900