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Philippines Demographics Profile 2013

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Population105,720,644 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 34% (male 18,339,398/female 17,607,472)
15-24 years: 19.1% (male 10,259,385/female 9,896,090)
25-54 years: 36.8% (male 19,550,257/female 19,369,177)
55-64 years: 5.7% (male 2,772,003/female 3,239,659)
65 years and over: 4.4% (male 2,023,118/female 2,664,085) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 61.4 %
youth dependency ratio: 55.1 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3 %
potential support ratio: 15.9 (2013)
Median agetotal: 23.3 years
male: 22.8 years
female: 23.8 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate1.84% (2013 est.)
Birth rate24.62 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate4.95 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate-1.25 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 48.8% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.16% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationMANILA (capital) 11.449 million; Davao 1.48 million; Cebu City 845,000; Zamboanga 827,000 (2009)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.86 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.1 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 18.19 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 20.59 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.66 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.21 years
male: 69.26 years
female: 75.31 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate3.1 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate48.9% (2011)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateless than 0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS8,700 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 200 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 93% of population
rural: 92% of population
total: 92% of population
unimproved:
urban: 7% of population
rural: 8% of population
total: 8% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 79% of population
rural: 69% of population
total: 74% of population
unimproved:
urban: 21% of population
rural: 31% of population
total: 26% of population (2010 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2013)
Nationalitynoun: Filipino(s)
adjective: Philippine
Ethnic groupsTagalog 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)
ReligionsCatholic 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)
LanguagesFilipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.4%
male: 95%
female: 95.8% (2008 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2009)
Education expenditures2.7% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate99 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight20.7% (2008)
Health expenditures4.1% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.153 physicians/1,000 population (2004)
Hospital bed density1 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate6.3% (2008)

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