Philippines Demographics Profile 2013

Population

103,775,002 (July 2012 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 34.3% (male 18,175,763/female 17,452,488)
15-24 years: 19.1% (male 10,107,717/female 9,753,268)
25-54 years: 36.6% (male 19,065,843/female 18,941,091)
55-64 years: 5.6% (male 2,663,592/female 3,102,247)
65 years and over: 4.3% (male 1,948,152/female 2,564,841) (2012 est.)

Median age

total: 23.1 years
male: 22.6 years
female: 23.6 years (2012 est.)

Population growth rate

1.873% (2012 est.)

Birth rate

24.98 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Death rate

4.98 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)

Net migration rate

-1.27 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 49% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 2.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major cities – population

MANILA (capital) 11.449 million; Davao 1.48 million; Cebu City 845,000; Zamboanga 827,000 (2009)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 18.75 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 21.21 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 71.94 years
male: 68.99 years
female: 75.03 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate

3.15 children born/woman (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS – adult prevalence rate

less than 0.1% (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS – people living with HIV/AIDS

8,700 (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS – deaths

fewer than 200 (2009 est.)

Sanitation facility access

improved:
urban: 80% of population
rural: 69% of population
total: 76% of population
unimproved:
urban: 20% of population
rural: 31% of population
total: 24% of population

Major infectious diseases

degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria, and Japanese encephalitis
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2009)

Nationality

noun: Filipino(s)
adjective: Philippine

Ethnic groups

Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)

Religions

Catholic 82.9% (Roman Catholic 80.9%, Aglipayan 2%), Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)

Languages

Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects – Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.6%
male: 92.5%
female: 92.7% (2000 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2008)

Education expenditures

2.8% of GDP (2008)

Maternal mortality rate

99 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

20.7% (2003)

Health expenditures

3.8% of GDP (2009)

Physicians density

1.153 physicians/1,000 population (2004)

Hospital bed density

0.5 beds/1,000 population (2006)

Obesity – adult prevalence rate

4.3% (2003)

http://www.indexmundi.com/philippines/demographics_profile.html

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013

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ROJoson’s Notes:

Luzon 46,228,000

Visayas 11,203,760

Mindanao 21,582,540

These figures do not add up to the current population. Just to show the comparative densities among the three big geographic divisions of the PH.

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Metro Manila Population – about 12 M

Manila – 1.7 M

Quezon City – 2.7 M

Cebu – 0.9 M

Davao – 1.3 M

Zamboanga – 0.85 M

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Note: above figures may change depending on dates and agencies reporting.  The statistics presented are intended to give a rough idea and some comparison among different areas in the Philippines.

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