Meaning of STATISTICS: BRUNEI in English

STATISTICS: BRUNEI

Brunei Official name: Negara Brunei Darussalam (State of Brunei, Abode of Peace). Form of government: monarchy (sultanate){1}. Head of state and government: Sultan. Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan. Official language: Malay{2}. Official religion: Islam. Monetary unit: 1 Brunei dollar (B$) = 100 cents; valuation (Sept. 25, 1998) 1 U.S.$ = B$1.69; 1 = B$2.88. Demography Population (1998): 315,000. Density (1998): persons per sq mi 141.5, persons per sq km 54.6. Urban-rural (1997): urban 58.0%; rural 42.0%. Sex distribution (1995): male 52.91%; female 47.09%. Age breakdown (1993): under 15, 34.0%; 15-29, 28.0%; 30-44, 24.9%; 45-59, 8.7%; 60 and over, 4.4%. Population projection: (2000) 331,000; (2010) 410,000. Doubling time: 35 years. Ethnic composition (1992): Malay 67.1%; Chinese 15.4%; other indigenous 6.0%; Indian and other 11.5%. Religious affiliation (1991): Muslim 67.2%; Buddhist 12.8%; Christian 10.0%; other religions and nonreligious 10.0%. Major cities (1991): Bandar Seri Begawan 45,867{3}; Kuala Belait 21,163; Seria 21,082; Tutong 13,049. Vital statistics Birth rate per 1,000 population (1997): 23.3 (world avg. 25.0); (1982) legitimate 99.6%; illegitimate 0.4%. Death rate per 1,000 population (1997): 3.0 (world avg. 9.3). Natural increase rate per 1,000 population (1997): 20.3 (world avg. 15.7). Total fertility rate (avg. births per childbearing woman; 1997): 2.9. Marriage rate per 1,000 population (1993): 7.1. Divorce rate per 1,000 population (1992): 1.1. Life expectancy at birth (1997): male 73.0 years; female 78.0 years. Major causes of death per 100,000 population (1992): cardiovascular disease 55.3; malignant neoplasms (cancers) 37.3; accidents, poisoning, and violence 30.6; cerebrovascular diseases 19.0; pneumonia 12.3; hypertensive diseases 9.7; congenital anomalies 9.7. National economy Budget (1995). Revenue: B$3,538,000,000 (nontax revenue 68.4%, of which property income 19.4%, commercial receipts 7.7%; tax revenue 31.6%, of which corporate income tax 22.8%, import duty 2.8%). Expenditures: B$3,649,000,000 (current expenditure 62.1%; development expenditure 19.8%; charged expenditure 12.6%). Public debt (exernal, outstanding): none. Tourism (1990): receipts from visitors U.S.$35,000,000; expenditures by nationals abroad, n.a. Production (metric tons except as noted). Agriculture, forestry, fishing (1996): vegetables and melons 8,500, fruits (excluding melons) 4,890, cassava 1,500, rice 1,000, pineapples 650; livestock (number of live animals) 5,000 goats, 4,000 pigs, 3,500 buffalo, 1,800 cattle, 2,500,000 chickens; roundwood (1995) 295,000 cu m; fish catch (1995) 4,812. Mining and quarrying (1992): other than petroleum and natural gas, none except sand and gravel for construction. Manufacturing (1994): gasoline 172,000; diesel oils 122,000; jet fuels 59,000; fuel oil 55,000; kerosene 4,000. Construction (value in B$'000,000; 1989): residential 26.2; nonresidential 5.1. Energy production (consumption): electricity (kW-hr; 1994) 1,315,000,000 (1,315,000,000); coal, none (none); crude petroleum (barrels; 1994) 59,087,000 (1,930,000); petroleum products (metric tons; 1994) 856,000 (852,000); natural gas (cu m; 1994) 8,794,000,000 (1,938,000,000). Population economically active (1991): total 111,955; activity rate of total population 43.0% (participation rates: ages 15-64, 67.6%; female 32.9%; unemployed 4.7%). Household income and expenditure. Average household size (1991) 5.8; income per household: n.a.; sources of income: n.a.; expenditure (1990): food 38.7%, transportation and communications 19.9%, housing 18.6%, clothing 6.4%, other 16.4%. Gross national product (at current market prices; 1996): U.S.$7,546,000,000 (U.S.$25,160 per capita). Land use (1994): forested 85.4%; meadows and pastures 1.1%; agricultural and under permanent cultivation 1.3%; other 12.2%. Foreign trade Imports (1994): B$2,517,000,000 (machinery and transport equipment 40.0%, manufactured goods 21.5%, miscellaneous manufactured articles 17.2%, food and live animals 11.2%, chemicals 4.9%, crude materials 2.3%, beverages and tobacco 2.1%). Major import sources: ASEAN 47.0%, of which Singapore 28.9%, Malaysia 11.9%; EEC 17.3%; United States 11.3%; Japan 9.2%. Exports (1994): B$3,383,200,000 (crude petroleum 45.8%, natural gas 41.8%, petroleum products 3.1%). Major export destinations: Japan 54.6%; ASEAN 26.1%, of which Thailand 11.0%, Singapore 10.6%; South Korea 13.7%; Taiwan 2.7%. Transport Transport. Railroads (1993){4}: length 12 mi, 19 km. Roads (1994): total length 1,527 mi, 2,457 km (paved 59%). Vehicles (1995): passenger cars 141,371; trucks and buses 16,557. Merchant marine (1992): vessels (100 gross tons and over) 51; total deadweight tonnage 349,718. Marine transport (1992): cargo loaded 20,411,000 metric tons, cargo unloaded 1,377,000 metric tons. Air transport (1996): passenger-mi 1,685,000,000, passenger-km 2,712,000,000; short ton-mi cargo 74,028,000, metric ton-km cargo 108,079,000; airports (1996) with scheduled flights 1. Education and health Educational attainment (1991). Percentage of population age 25 and over having: no formal schooling 17.0%; primary education 43.3%; secondary 26.3%; postsecondary and higher 12.9%; not stated 0.5%. Literacy (1991): total population age 15 and over literate 149,901 (87.8%); males literate 84,425 (92.5%); females literate 65,476 (82.5%). Health (1993): physicians 197 (1 per 1,398 persons); hospital beds 967 (1 per 285 persons); infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births (1997) 9.0. Food (1995): daily per capita caloric intake 2,849 (vegetable products 78%, animal products 22%); 127% of FAO recommended minimum requirement. Military Total active duty personnel (1996): 5,000{5} (army 78.0%, navy 14.0%, air force 8.0%). Military expenditure as percentage of GNP (1995): 6.0% (world 2.8%); per capita expenditure U.S.$920. {1} A nonelective 21-member body advises the sultan on legislative matters. {2} All official documents that must be published by law in Malay are, however, also required to be issued in an official English version as well. {3} 1988 metropolitan area population estimate. {4} Privately owned. {5} All services form part of the army.

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