Brunei Darussalam population 452,822 (live)

The population of Brunei Darussalam is expected to grow by 5,000 in 2021 and reach 455,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 352 people yearly. The population density of Brunei has changed from 36.8 in 1980 to 83.4 in 2019.

Current population 452,822 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 33.3 years
Population density 85.3 per km2
Population of Brunei Darussalam from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 450,000 5,000 (1.1%) 352 33.3 85 355,000 (78.9%)
2020 445,000 6,000 (1.4%) 352 33.0 1.82 84 349,000 (78.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 352 32.5 1.84 83 344,000 (78.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 352 32.1 1.85 82 339,000 (78.1%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 352 31.7 1.86 81 334,000 (77.8%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 352 31.3 1.87 80 327,998 (77.5%)
2015 417,542 5,838 (1.4%) 352 31.0 1.88 79 322,351 (77.2%)
2010 388,662 4,890 (1.3%) 406 29.0 1.84 74 293,479 (75.5%)
2005 365,158 5,635 (1.5%) -418 28.0 1.85 69 268,402 (73.5%)
2000 333,241 6,952 (2.1%) 669 26.4 2.22 63 237,148 (71.2%)
1995 297,192 7,667 (2.6%) 643 25.3 2.80 56 204,004 (68.6%)
1990 258,785 7,271 (2.8%) 774 24.7 3.29 49 170,366 (65.8%)
1985 224,512 6,285 (2.8%) 568 23.9 3.61 43 139,763 (62.3%)
1980 193,949 6,293 (3.2%) 587 23.0 4.07 37 116,156 (59.9%)
1975 161,671 6,562 (4.1%) 1,467 24.2 4.99 31 100,226 (62.0%)
1970 129,583 5,930 (4.6%) 1,954 23.8 5.72 25 79,920 (61.7%)
1965 102,425 4,577 (4.5%) 1,927 23.4 6.30 19 53,901 (52.6%)
1960 81,745 3,851 (4.5%) 978 23.8 6.84 16 35,478 (43.4%)

In 2020 the population of Brunei was 445,000 and the average age increased from 23.8 in 1960 to 33.0. Urban population has increased from 237,148 (71.2%) in 2000 to 355,000 (78.9%) in the current year. The population density of Brunei has changed from 36.8 in 1980 to 83.4 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 352 33.0 1.82 84 349,000 (78.6%)
2025 469,000 5,000 (1.1%) 352 34.9 1.78 89 374,000 (79.7%)
2030 490,000 4,000 (0.8%) 352 36.7 1.75 93 395,000 (80.7%)
2035 507,000 3,000 (0.6%) 352 38.6 1.73 96 413,000 (81.5%)
2040 520,000 2,000 (0.4%) 352 40.2 1.72 99 428,000 (82.4%)
2045 530,000 2,000 (0.4%) 352 41.8 1.71 101 441,000 (83.2%)
2050 537,000 1,000 (0.2%) 352 43.0 1.71 102 451,000 (84.0%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 82.3 (81.2 years for male and 83.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 101.8 people per square kilometer.

Brunei Darussalam demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 1.12% (6,000 residents, including 1,669 deaths). The demographics of Brunei constitutes of 219,000 women and 231,000 men, which means there are 1,055 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 28.9% of population (130,095) is 19 or younger, 64.6% of population (290,565) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.0% of population (26,775) is over 65.

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