Bandar Seri Begawan - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

About 50,000 expats, but most of them are not western. There are probably about 1,000 western expats on the country - total. The morale is very good because of the jungles and peaceful culture. - Jan 2021

Small, but generally welcoming. - Aug 2014

There's a sizable group of expats especially in Kuala Belait where the oil/gas companies are. However, there's only about 400,000 people in Brunei, so even sizable can seem small at times. - Nov 2013

Large. - Dec 2008

Small. Large if you live in Kuala Belait. We see tourists in Bandar sometimes. Where do they come from? - Jan 2008

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