Brunei Population 2022


Brunei map
  • The current population of Brunei is estimated at 461,398 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Brunei represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Brunei is 72.60 inhabitants per km2.
  • Brunei is located in Asia.
  • Brunei ranks number 175 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Brunei is 4.5300° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 114.7332° E.
  • The median age in Brunei is 32.4 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Brunei is not existent. A person working in Brunei typically earns around 2,200 BND per month, around 1,600 USD per month.
  • The countries that Brunei shares its land boundary with are Malaysia to the south, east, and west. It has also maritime border with South China Sea to the north.

Brunei

Official name Brunei Darussalam
Location Asia
Capital Bandar Seri Begawan
Population 460,130 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 72.60/km2
Population growth rate 0.88% (in 2022)
Area 5,765 km2 (2,225.88 sq mi)
Official language Malay
Currency Brunei dollar (BND)
Life expectancy 76.10 years
Internet TLD .bn
Call code +673

Brunei Population Graph

Brunei Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 438,227 227,352 210,875 51.88% 48.12% 342,913 78.25%
2019 434,033 225,350 208,683 51.92% 48.08% 338,285 77.94%
2018 429,689 223,266 206,423 51.96% 48.04% 333,568 77.63%
2017 425,203 221,106 204,097 52% 48% 328,724 77.31%
2016 420,505 218,747 201,758 52.02% 47.98% 323,747 76.99%
2015 415,619 216,205 199,414 52.02% 47.98% 318,614 76.66%
2014 410,475 213,365 197,110 51.98% 48.02% 313,316 76.33%
2013 405,102 210,369 194,733 51.93% 48.07% 307,878 76%
2012 399,675 207,231 192,444 51.85% 48.15% 302,394 75.66%
2011 394,356 204,079 190,277 51.75% 48.25% 296,990 75.31%
2010 389,295 201,071 188,224 51.65% 48.35% 291,816 74.96%
2009 384,555 198,200 186,355 51.54% 48.46% 286,916 74.61%
2008 380,063 195,466 184,597 51.43% 48.57% 282,197 74.25%
2007 375,604 192,722 182,882 51.31% 48.69% 277,534 73.89%
2006 370,891 189,859 181,032 51.19% 48.81% 272,716 73.53%
2005 365,733 186,743 178,990 51.06% 48.94% 267,570 73.16%
2004 360,045 183,299 176,746 50.91% 49.09% 262,077 72.79%
2003 353,896 179,638 174,258 50.76% 49.24% 256,291 72.42%
2002 347,367 175,907 171,460 50.64% 49.36% 250,278 72.05%
2001 340,615 172,317 168,298 50.59% 49.41% 244,051 71.65%
2000 333,732 169,035 164,697 50.65% 49.35% 237,484 71.16%
1999 326,769 166,162 160,607 50.85% 49.15% 230,928 70.67%
1998 319,678 163,611 156,067 51.18% 48.82% 224,318 70.17%
1997 312,492 161,183 151,309 51.58% 48.42% 217,713 69.67%
1996 305,138 158,580 146,558 51.97% 48.03% 211,033 69.16%
1995 297,617 155,594 142,023 52.28% 47.72% 204,284 68.64%
1994 289,944 152,221 137,723 52.5% 47.5% 197,539 68.13%
1993 282,163 148,502 133,661 52.63% 47.37% 190,742 67.6%
1992 274,354 144,557 129,797 52.69% 47.31% 184,037 67.08%
1991 266,661 140,584 126,077 52.72% 47.28% 177,570 66.59%
1990 259,154 136,678 122,476 52.74% 47.26% 172,182 66.44%
1989 251,883 132,893 118,990 52.76% 47.24% 166,973 66.29%
1988 245,016 129,270 115,746 52.76% 47.24% 162,054 66.14%
1987 238,159 125,653 112,506 52.76% 47.24% 157,161 65.99%
1986 231,494 122,183 109,311 52.78% 47.22% 152,439 65.85%
1985 225,001 118,846 106,155 52.82% 47.18% 147,826 65.7%
1984 218,721 115,703 103,018 52.9% 47.1% 143,372 65.55%
1983 212,603 112,743 99,860 53.03% 46.97% 139,042 65.4%
1982 206,579 109,817 96,762 53.16% 46.84% 134,793 65.25%
1981 200,527 106,720 93,807 53.22% 46.78% 130,543 65.1%
1980 194,365 103,344 91,021 53.17% 46.83% 126,240 64.95%
1979 188,065 99,637 88,428 52.98% 47.02% 121,866 64.8%
1978 181,654 95,641 86,013 52.65% 47.35% 117,439 64.65%
1977 175,154 91,500 83,654 52.24% 47.76% 112,974 64.5%
1976 168,593 87,415 81,178 51.85% 48.15% 108,490 64.35%
1975 162,039 83,531 78,508 51.55% 48.45% 104,013 64.19%
1974 155,457 79,889 75,568 51.39% 48.61% 99,555 64.04%
1973 148,887 76,453 72,434 51.35% 48.65% 95,124 63.89%
1972 142,370 73,192 69,178 51.41% 48.59% 90,747 63.74%
1971 136,011 70,046 65,965 51.5% 48.5% 86,245 63.41%
1970 129,854 66,953 62,901 51.56% 48.44% 80,094 61.68%
1969 123,905 63,935 59,970 51.6% 48.4% 74,231 59.91%
1968 118,192 60,999 57,193 51.61% 48.39% 68,693 58.12%
1967 112,727 58,167 54,560 51.6% 48.4% 63,465 56.3%
1966 107,542 55,481 52,061 51.59% 48.41% 58,578 54.47%
1965 102,646 52,945 49,701 51.58% 48.42% 54,023 52.63%
1964 98,797 50,969 47,828 51.59% 48.41% 50,169 50.78%
1963 94,475 48,740 45,735 51.59% 48.41% 46,217 48.92%
1962 90,379 46,627 43,752 51.59% 48.41% 42,541 47.07%
1961 86,416 44,591 41,825 51.6% 48.4% 39,086 45.23%
1960 82,524 42,591 39,933 51.61% 48.39% 35,815 43.4%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Brunei ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Brunei. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Brunei

# City Population 2022
1 Bandar Seri Begawan 65,221
2 Kuala Belait 31,471
3 Seria 30,524
4 Tutong 19,404
5 Kapok 4,410
6 Bangar 4,030

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2