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General


Population: 401,890 (2011)
Land Area: 5,770 sq km
Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, timber
Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Political System: Constitutional Sultanate
State Leader: Sultan Sir Hassanal Bolkiah (1967)
Languages: Malay, English, Chinese
Currency: Bruneian Dollar (BND)
Major Religions: Muslim 67%, Buddhist 13%, Christian 10%, Other 10%
Major Ethnicities: Malat 67%, Chinese 15%, Indigenous 6%, Other 12%
Life Expectancy: 76.17 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 11.88 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 19.88 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 50,300 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 1% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 0.7%, Industry 74.1%, Services 25.3% (2008)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 4.2%, Industry 62.8%, Services 33% (2008)
Industries: Petroleum, petroleum refining, liquified natural gas, construction
Agriculture Products: Rice, vegetables, fruits; chickens, water buffalo, cattle, goats, eggs
Human Development Index: 0.838 (33rd)
Tourism Revenue: 37 million (1998)
Unemployment Rate: 3.7% (2008)

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Army Size: 7 000 (2004)
Budget: 4.5% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation

 

Brunei is located in southeast Asia, it bordered by Malaysia. Brunei makes half of it's annual GDP from crude oil and natural gas.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Brunei
Wikipedia: Brunei
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/BRN.html

Updated on: December 3, 2011