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Philippines Demographics Profile 2014

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Population107,668,231 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 33.7% (male 18,493,668/female 17,753,359)
15-24 years: 19% (male 10,416,358/female 10,044,724)
25-54 years: 37% (male 20,031,638/female 19,796,545)
55-64 years: 5.8% (male 2,882,719/female 3,372,485)
65 years and over: 4.5% (male 2,103,596/female 2,773,139) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 60.7 %
youth dependency ratio: 54.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 %
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 23.5 years
male: 23 years
female: 24 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.81% (2014 est.)
Birth rate24.24 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate4.92 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate-1.23 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 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) 11.862 million; Davao 1.565 million; Cebu City 855,000; Zamboanga 884,000 (2011)
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: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.1
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 17.64 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 19.99 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.17 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.48 years
male: 69.52 years
female: 75.59 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate3.06 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate48.9% (2011)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS14,800 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths300 (2012 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 92.5% of population
rural: 91.2% of population
total: 91.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 7.5% of population
rural: 8.8% of population
total: 8.2% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 79.4% of population
rural: 69.4% of population
total: 74.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 20.6% of population
rural: 30.6% of population
total: 25.7% of population (2012 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 underweight20.2% (2011)
Health expenditures4.1% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.15 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 August 23, 2014