Brunei – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Full name: Brunei 

Nationality
        noun: Bruneian(s)

        adjective: Bruneian 

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Area        total: 5,770 sq km         water: 500 sq km

        land: 5,270 sq km 

Population: 372,361 (July 2005 est.)

Ethnic groups 

        Malay 67%        Chinese 15%        Indigenous 6%         other 12%

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan (60 000)

Largest Cities  

        Bangar        Kuala Belait        Tutong

Official Language 

        Malay (official)        English        Chinese

Religion

        Muslim (official) 67%        Buddhist 13%        Christian 10%        indigenous beliefs and other 10%

Political system: constitutional sultanate

GDP: purchasing power parity – $6.842 billion (2003 est.) 

GDP per head: purchasing power parity – $23,600 (2003 est.) 

Annual growth: 3.2% (2003 est.)  

GDP – composition by sector
        agriculture: 5%

        industry: 45%        services: 50% (2001 est.) 

Inflation: 0.3% (2003 est.)

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