Philippines - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Philippines was 50,027,220 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 50,027,220 in 2018 and a minimum value of 7,958,941 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 7,958,941
1961 8,299,058
1962 8,652,313
1963 9,016,253
1964 9,389,053
1965 9,768,793
1966 10,154,800
1967 10,547,980
1968 10,950,660
1969 11,365,380
1970 11,807,670
1971 12,342,060
1972 12,898,510
1973 13,475,730
1974 14,074,170
1975 14,681,210
1976 15,245,560
1977 15,826,570
1978 16,426,580
1979 17,048,160
1980 17,738,320
1981 18,687,450
1982 19,680,770
1983 20,717,790
1984 21,799,610
1985 22,923,390
1986 24,093,000
1987 25,307,750
1988 26,565,340
1989 27,860,540
1990 29,082,060
1991 29,760,930
1992 30,439,170
1993 31,119,330
1994 31,802,960
1995 32,491,470
1996 33,183,960
1997 33,879,030
1998 34,576,880
1999 35,277,840
2000 35,981,500
2001 36,689,360
2002 37,399,540
2003 38,104,240
2004 38,793,190
2005 39,459,730
2006 40,099,210
2007 40,715,260
2008 41,319,490
2009 41,929,230
2010 42,597,020
2011 43,505,400
2012 44,437,840
2013 45,385,010
2014 46,329,520
2015 47,262,080
2016 48,177,810
2017 49,096,980
2018 50,027,220

Urban population (% of total population)

Urban population (% of total population) in Philippines was 46.91 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 years was 46.99 in 1990, while its lowest value was 30.30 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: United Nations Population Division. World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 30.30
1961 30.56
1962 30.82
1963 31.08
1964 31.34
1965 31.60
1966 31.87
1967 32.14
1968 32.40
1969 32.67
1970 32.98
1971 33.49
1972 34.01
1973 34.53
1974 35.06
1975 35.56
1976 35.92
1977 36.28
1978 36.64
1979 37.00
1980 37.46
1981 38.39
1982 39.34
1983 40.30
1984 41.27
1985 42.24
1986 43.21
1987 44.20
1988 45.18
1989 46.17
1990 46.99
1991 46.90
1992 46.82
1993 46.73
1994 46.65
1995 46.56
1996 46.48
1997 46.39
1998 46.31
1999 46.22
2000 46.14
2001 46.05
2002 45.97
2003 45.88
2004 45.80
2005 45.71
2006 45.63
2007 45.54
2008 45.46
2009 45.37
2010 45.33
2011 45.52
2012 45.71
2013 45.90
2014 46.09
2015 46.28
2016 46.48
2017 46.68
2018 46.91

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization