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Latest Highlights                 2019

Mid-year population estimates of Brunei Darussalam for 2019 was 459,500 persons compared to 442,400 persons in 2018.  This represented an average annual growth rate of 3.9 per cent.

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Summary Data

Year

2014
2015
Census Update 2016

2017

20182019

Total Population

Male

Female

407,600

209,700

197,900

412,400

211,900

200,500

417,256

214,104

203,152

429,500

223,400

206,100

442,400

233,400

209,000
459,500

244,500​

215,000
By Residential Status

Brunei Citizens

Permanent Residents

Temporary Residents



304,200

30,000

73,400



311,700

31,400

69,300



319,325

32,803

65,128


323,600

 

33,000

 

72,900



327,400

 

33,200

 

81,800


331,800

33,500

94,200
By Districts

Brunei Muara

Belait

Tutong

Temburong


282,900

67,500

47,200

10,000


286,200

68,300

47,800

10,100


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​

By Age Group (years)

0-14

15-64

65 and over

 

95,700

293,600

18,300

 

94,400

298,200

19,800


93,159

302,498

21,599


91,300

 

317,100

 

21,100


91,600

 

330,600

 

20,200


94,600

342,700

22,200

By Race

Malays

Chinese

Others



267,800

42,000

97,800



270,900

42,500

99,000



274,138

42,995

100,123




282,100

 

44,400

 

103,000




290,700

 

45,600

 

106,100

302,200

47,200

110,100