Philippines Population: 109,021,449

The country Philippines is officially called the Republic of the Philippines. There are over 7641 islands available in the country. The place is prone to earthquakes and typhoons; however, it contains a variety of natural resources that add to the world’s greatest biodiversity. The Philippines is considered as the world’s fifth-largest island country. In Asia, it is the eight most populated places.

Largest Cities in the Philippines by Population

The capital of the Philippines is Manila, and the famous city here is Quezon City. The largest city based on population count is Quezon City, Manila, Caloocan, Davao City, Cebu, etc.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Quezon City 2,761,720 Mandaue City 331,320 Binangonan 219,204
Manila 1,600,000 Calamba 316,612 Santa Rosa 216,650
Caloocan City 1,500,000 Iligan City 312,323 Imus 216,099
Budta 1,273,715 Butuan 309,709 Lipa City 212,287
Davao 1,212,504 Cabuyao 308,745 San Pablo 207,577
Malingao 1,121,974 Mandaluyong City 305,576 Malolos 198,748
Cebu City 798,634 Binan 300,000 Ormoc 191,200
General Santos 679,588 Angeles City 299,391 Panalanoy 189,090
Taguig 644,473 Santol 298,976 Mabalacat City 188,050
Pasig City 617,301 Cainta 283,172 Pagadian 186,852
Las Pinas 590,000 Baguio 272,714 Meycauayan 184,839
Antipolo 549,543 San Pedro 270,216 Tarlac City 183,930
Makati City 510,383 Mantampay 265,032 Legaspi 179,481
Zamboanga 457,623 San Fernando 251,248 Cotabato 179,433
Bacolod City 454,898 Libertad 250,353 Naga 174,931
Mansilingan 454,150 Navotas 249,463 Dagupan 171,271
Cagayan de Oro 445,103 Tacloban 242,089 Toledo 156,916
Dasmarinas 441,876 Batangas 237,370 Guyong 155,391
Pasay 416,522 Magugpo Poblacion 233,254 Bago City 150,250
Iloilo 387,681 Taytay 231,460 Marawi City 143,627
San Jose del Monte 357,828 Lucena 228,758 Kabankalan 136,483
Bacoor 356,974 Puerto Princesa 222,673 Baliuag 135,679
Lapu-Lapu City 350,467 Olongapo 221,178
Iligan 342,618 Cabanatuan City 220,250

Philippines population history

In the year 2000, the population of the Philippines was 77,991,755, but this has increased to 109,581,078 in the present year. The median age was 20.5 in 2000, but this has increased to 25.7 in the current year estimation. The urban population has also increased rapidly to 52,008,603. The share of the world population is 1.41 %. The Philippines takes the thirteenth place in the world population.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 109,581,078 1.35% 1,464,463 -67,152 25.7 2.58 368 47.50% 52,008,603 1.41% 7,794,798,739 13
2019 108,116,615 1.37% 1,465,221 -67,152 24.4 2.95 363 47.10% 50,971,408 1.40% 7,713,468,100 13
2018 106,651,394 1.41% 1,478,469 -67,152 24.4 2.95 358 46.80% 49,961,978 1.40% 7,631,091,040 13
2017 105,172,925 1.46% 1,509,109 -67,152 24.4 2.95 353 46.60% 48,978,289 1.39% 7,547,858,925 13
2016 103,663,816 1.52% 1,550,604 -67,152 24.4 2.95 348 46.30% 48,017,889 1.39% 7,464,022,049 12
2015 102,113,212 1.68% 1,629,286 -166,924 24.1 3.05 342 46.10% 47,078,199 1.38% 7,379,797,139 12
2010 93,966,780 1.71% 1,528,106 -309,615 23.1 3.3 315 45.20% 42,487,934 1.35% 6,956,823,603 12
2005 86,326,250 2.05% 1,666,899 -248,871 21.3 3.7 290 45.70% 39,435,905 1.32% 6,541,907,027 12
2000 77,991,755 2.25% 1,641,533 -189,869 20.5 3.9 262 46.10% 35,981,065 1.27% 6,143,493,823 14
1995 69,784,088 2.43% 1,577,786 -139,775 19.8 4.14 234 46.60% 32,515,486 1.21% 5,744,212,979 14
1990 61,895,160 2.66% 1,523,868 -62,935 19.2 4.53 208 47.00% 29,106,432 1.16% 5,327,231,061 14
1985 54,275,822 2.76% 1,383,616 -58,489 18.7 4.92 182 42.30% 22,943,780 1.11% 4,870,921,740 17
1980 47,357,743 2.78% 1,214,400 -95,312 18 5.46 159 37.50% 17,752,900 1.06% 4,458,003,514 19
1975 41,285,742 2.89% 1,096,430 -75,018 17.4 5.98 138 35.60% 14,684,347 1.01% 4,079,480,606 19
1970 35,803,594 2.98% 978,721 -94,086 16.7 6.54 120 33.00% 11,807,882 0.97% 3,700,437,046 19
1965 30,909,988 3.31% 928,051 -43,613 16.3 6.98 104 31.60% 9,770,040 0.93% 3,339,583,597 23
1960 26,269,734 3.45% 818,535 -30,783 16.5 7.27 88 30.30% 7,959,850 0.87% 3,034,949,748 23
1955 22,177,058 3.60% 719,314 -9,824 17.2 7.42 74 28.70% 6,365,919 0.80% 2,773,019,936 23

Philippines population forecast

The population of the Philippines is expected to decrease slowly. In the year 2050, it is predicted to be 144,488,158. The median age will increase to 34.7. The position of the Philippines in the world population rank will change in some years, but in some, it will remain constant in the thirteenth place.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 109,581,078 1.42% 1,493,573 -67,152 25.7 2.58 368 47.50% 52,008,603 1.41% 7,794,798,739 13
2025 116,833,059 1.29% 1,450,396 -67,152 27.3 2.58 392 49.30% 57,606,092 1.43% 8,184,437,460 13
2030 123,697,925 1.15% 1,372,973 -73,888 28.8 2.58 415 51.60% 63,844,135 1.45% 8,548,487,400 12
2035 130,039,792 1.00% 1,268,373 -69,792 30.2 2.58 436 54.40% 70,692,327 1.46% 8,887,524,213 13
2040 135,618,857 0.84% 1,115,813 -69,793 31.7 2.58 455 57.60% 78,089,726 1.47% 9,198,847,240 14
2045 140,438,218 0.70% 963,872 -69,632 33.2 2.58 471 61.10% 85,814,287 1.48% 9,481,803,274 13
2050 144,488,158 0.57% 809,988 34.7 2.58 485 64.70% 93,465,067 1.48% 9,735,033,990 13

Philippines demographics

The life expectancy of the people of the Philippines is estimated to be 71.66 years. The infant mortality rate is 17.5. The sex ratio of the male population is 50.22% for the population share 55,028,825. The sex ratio of the female population is 49.78% for the population share 54,552,260.

Philippines religion and politics

Most of the people in the Philippines follow the Christian faith. 92% of the population is Christian. Some of the major denominations are Catholicism, Protestantism, and Restorationist. The other number of populations in the Philippines also practices Islam making it the second-largest religion.

Philippines politics takes place as a framework that is organized well. The president is both the head of the state and the head of the government.

Philippines economy

Philippines is the thirty-six largest economies by nominal GDP. It is the thirteenth largest economy in Asia. It is one of the emerging markets that is considered a newly industrialized country. Some of the essential exports performed by the country are semiconductors, electronic products, garments, copper products, petroleum, transport equipment, coconut oil, etc.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%