Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Brunei instead of Bermuda, you would:

Health

live 3.8 years less


In Bermuda, the average life expectancy is 82 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Brunei, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 20.6% less money


Bermuda has a GDP per capita of $99,400 as of 2016, while in Brunei, the GDP per capita is $78,900 as of 2017.

Life

have 47.3% more children


In Bermuda, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Brunei, there are 16.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 3.5 times more likely to die during infancy


In Bermuda, approximately 2.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Brunei, on the other hand, 8.8 children do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 2.9 times more on education


Bermuda spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Brunei spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 56.3% more coastline


Bermuda has a total of 103 km of coastline. In Brunei, that number is 161 km.

Brunei: At a glance

Brunei is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 5,265 sq km. The Sultanate of Brunei's influence peaked between the 15th and 17th centuries when its control extended over coastal areas of northwest Borneo and the southern Philippines. Brunei subsequently entered a period of decline brought on by internal strife over royal succession, colonial expansion of European powers, and piracy. In 1888, Brunei became a British protectorate; independence was achieved in 1984. The same family has ruled Brunei for over six centuries. Brunei benefits from extensive petroleum and natural gas fields, the source of one of the highest per capita GDPs in Asia.

How big is Brunei compared to Bermuda? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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