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Philippines Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
105,893,381 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 33.07% (male 17,870,983 /female 17,151,096)
15-24 years: 19.17% (male 10,360,704 /female 9,934,798)
25-54 years: 37.11% (male 19,987,460 /female 19,312,673)
55-64 years: 6.04% (male 2,932,572 /female 3,462,832)
65 years and over: 4.61% (male 2,001,964 /female 2,878,299) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 58.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 51 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.8 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 23.7 years (2018 est.)
male: 23.3 years
female: 24.2 years
Population growth rate
1.55% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
23.4 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
6.1 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-1.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 47.1% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: 1.99% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
13.699 million MANILA (capital), 1.785 million Davao, 967,000 Cebu City, 905,000 Zamboanga, 859,000 Antipolo (2019)
Sex ratio
at 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: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.85 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
22.8 years (2017 est.)

note: median age at first birth among women 25-29

Infant mortality rate
total: 20.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 23.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 17.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 69.6 years (2018 est.)
male: 66.1 years
female: 73.3 years
Total fertility rate
2.99 children born/woman (2018 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate
54.1% (2017)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.1% (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
77,000 (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
1,200 (2018 est.)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 93.7% of population
rural: 90.3% of population
total: 91.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.3% of population
rural: 9.7% of population
total: 8.2% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 77.9% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 70.8% of population (2015 est.)
total: 73.9% of population (2015 est.)
unimproved: urban: 22.1% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 29.2% of population (2015 est.)
total: 26.1% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk: high (2016)
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever (2016)
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria (2016)
water contact diseases: leptospirosis (2016)
note - on 8 October 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Travel Health Notice regarding a polio outbreak in the Philippines; CDC recommends that all travelers to the Philippines be vaccinated fully against polio; before traveling to the Philippines, adults who completed their routine polio vaccine series as children should receive a single, lifetime adult booster dose of polio vaccine
Nationality
noun: Filipino(s)
adjective: Philippine
Ethnic groups
Tagalog 24.4%, Bisaya/Binisaya 11.4%, Cebuano 9.9%, Ilocano 8.8%, Hiligaynon/Ilonggo 8.4%, Bikol/Bicol 6.8%, Waray 4%, other local ethnicity 26.1%, other foreign ethnicity .1% (2010 est.)
Religions
Roman Catholic 80.6%, Protestant 8.2% (includes Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches 2.7%, National Council of Churches in the Philippines 1.2%, other Protestant 4.3%), other Christian 3.4%, Muslim 5.6%, tribal religions .2%, other 1.9%, none .1% (2010 est.)
Languages
unspecified 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: 96.3%
male: 95.8%
female: 96.8% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Education expenditures
2.7% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate
121 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight
21.5% (2015)
Health expenditures
4.4% (2015)
Physicians density
1.28 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density
1 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
6.4% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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