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Brunei Darussalam     [98]
(Independent )
LAND AREA: 5576 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 300000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 54 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 4%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 7%
  URBAN POP: 58% (1994), versus 43% (1960), Annual Growth: 2.2%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 74.9 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 87.9%
  INFANT MORTALITY: 9 per/1000 (1994), versus 63 (1960)
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.882
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$4.0 billion
  GDP/Capita: $10040  GDP/Capita PPP: $30447
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $0, 1970 $0, 1980 $17052, 1990 $11193
  OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE: $4 million  ODA%GNP: 0.1%
  ODA/Capita: $133
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 434,000 ha, 82.4% of land area, 1.5 ha/capita
  NATURAL FOREST AREA: 434,000 ha
  ARABLE LAND: 0.5% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION: 4696 kw-hr/capita, versus 1062 kw-hr/cap (1970)
INSTITUTIONS
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ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

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Last updated 11/02/98


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