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Brunei Life




People
68% of the population in Brunei consists of the Malays while the other indigenous group make up five percent. Chinese are just over eighteen percent, Indians and others are the remaining eight per cent. Half the population is under the age of 20. Males slightly outnumber females, making up 51.6% of the population.

Language
The official language is Malay but English is widely spoken. Chinese and a number of local dialects are also spoken.


Religion
The official religion of Brunei is Islam, with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan as head of the faith in the country. Islamic pratice is actively promoted by the goverment through religious programmes that are broadcast on radio and television. Religious education in Islam is a compulsory for all Muslim children. Other than the Islam religion, other faiths such as Christianity and Buddhism are also practised.


 

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