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Latest Highlights                 2021

The preliminary count of Brunei Darussalam’s total population in 2021 was 429,999 persons, comprising 226,102 males (52.6 per cent) and 203,897 females (47.4 per cent).


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Summary Data

Task

Census Update 2016

2017

2018 2019 2020 Pleminary Census Count 2021

Total Population

Male

Female

417,256

214,104

203,152

429,500

223,400

206,100

442,400

233,400

209,000
459,500

244,500​

215,000
453,600

240,700

212,900

429,999

226,102

203,897

By Residential Status

Brunei Citizens

Permanent Residents

Temporary Residents



319,325

32,803

65,128


323,600

 

33,000

 

72,900



327,400

 

33,200

 

81,800


331,800

33,500

94,200


336,000

33,700

83,900



353,313
(Brunei Citizens & Permanent Residents)
76,686

By Districts

Brunei Muara

Belait

Tutong

Temburong


289,630

69,062

48,313

10,251


298,100

 

71,000

 

49,800

 

10,600


307,000

 

73,200

 

51,300

 

10,900


319,500

75,900

52,700

11,400​


316,100​

74,800

51,500

11,200


310,786

62,243

47,601

9,369

By Age Group (years)

0-14

15-64

65 and over


93,159

302,498

21,599


91,300

 

317,100

 

21,100


91,600

 

330,600

 

20,200


94,600

342,700

22,200



92,500

333,900

27,200

 

88,082

314,738

27,179

By Race

Malays

Chinese

Others



274,138

42,995

100,123




282,100

 

44,400

 

103,000




290,700

 

45,600

 

106,100

302,200

47,200

110,100




298,400

46,400

108,800



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Census Update Year ​Report Media Release​ ​SnapShot Excel​
​2016
​2017
​2018
​2019
​2020
​Pleminary Cencus Count 2021(1)