Find Human Resources expertise in Brunei Darussalam
Brunei has a high literacy rate of 94.9% (2006). Malay is the official language, though English is widely used as a business and working language and is also the language of instruction in secondary and tertiary education. Other languages spoken include Chinese and Hindi. The government employs around 60% of the workforce. Foreign workers make up about one-third of the total work force. Most of them are from Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia. The main areas of interest in human resources development are managerial and industrial skills, with particular emphasis on entrepreneurial skills as well as vocational and technical training.