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Philippines Demographics Profile 2018

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Population104,256,076 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 33.39% (male 17,764,826/female 17,050,168)
15-24 years: 19.16% (male 10,199,389/female 9,780,025)
25-54 years: 36.99% (male 19,597,675/female 18,964,900)
55-64 years: 5.97% (male 2,844,739/female 3,375,139)
65 years and over: 4.49% (male 1,930,273/female 2,748,942) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 58.2
youth dependency ratio: 51
elderly dependency ratio: 7.2
potential support ratio: 13.8 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 23.5 years
male: 23.1 years
female: 24 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate1.57% (2017 est.)
Birth rate23.7 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate6.1 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 44.2% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.57% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationMANILA (capital) 12.946 million; Davao 1.63 million; Cebu City 951,000; Zamboanga 936,000 (2015)
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: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.84 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23 years
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 21.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 69.4 years
male: 65.9 years
female: 73.1 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate3.02 children born/woman (2017 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate55.1% (2013)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS56,000 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<1000 (2016 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 accessimproved:
urban: 77.9% of population
rural: 70.8% of population
total: 73.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 22.1% of population
rural: 29.2% of population
total: 26.1% of population (2015 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 (2016)
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: 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 expenditures2.7% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate114 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight19.9% (2013)
Health expenditures4.7% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density1 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate6.4% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018