Brunei Darussalam Energy Situation

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Brunei Darussalam
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Bandar Seri Begawan



4.8903° N, 114.9422° E

Total Area (km²): It includes a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.


Population: It is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.

449,002 (2022)

Rural Population (% of total population): It refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

21 (2022)

GDP (current US$): It is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.

16,681,531,646 (2022)

GDP Per Capita (current US$): It is gross domestic product divided by midyear population

37,152.47 (2022)

Access to Electricity (% of population): It is the percentage of population with access to electricity.

100.00 (2021)

Energy Imports Net (% of energy use): It is estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.

-357.39 (2014)

Fossil Fuel Energy Consumption (% of total): It comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.

100.00 (2014)

Source: World Bank

Energy Situation

Brunei Darussalam is rich in oil and gas. 78% of the country's primary energy is met by natural gas while 22% of the energy demand is met by oil. However, the government is also planning to invest in renewable energy and plans to have at least 50 MW of installed capacity of renewable energy sources.[1]

Electricity Tariffs

In 2012, The electricity tariff was revised and the table below includes the latest electricity tariff in Brunei Darussalam.[1]
Electricity Tariff of Brunei Darussalam

Renewable Energy

Fossil Fuels

Key Problems of the Energy Sector

Policy Framework, Laws and Regulations

Institutional Set up in the Energy Sector

Other Key Actors / Activities of Donors, Implementing Agencies, Civil Society Organisations

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