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Total Population of the Philippines 2020

Philippines is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It ranks in the top 20 most populated countries in the world.
We based our figures below according to the estimate of the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines and the Central Intelligence Agency(CIA), a US Government agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.
We must also be aware of the total number of unregistered children/people in the Philippines (especially those who are living on the very remote areas in the Philippines). Therefore, the estimated figure might be lower than the real total number of population of the Philippines.

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According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of February 10, 2020 is 108,777,254 (108.8 million).

Total Population of the Philippines 2020


According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of January 11, 2019 is 106,907,264 (106.9 million).

Total Population of Philippines 2019


According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of January 3, 2018 is 105,138,404 (105.1 million).

Total Population of Philippines 2018


According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of January 4, 2017 is 103,414,423 (133.4 million).
Total Population of Philippines 2017



According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of January 13, 2016 is 102,467,483.
Total Population of the Philippines 2016


According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines as of January 1, 2015 is 100,730,309. It still ranks as the 12th most populated countries in the world.


According to the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines, the estimated total population of the Philippines this year 2014 (January 2) is 98,909,981. It still ranks as the 12th most populated countries in the world.

Interesting Facts About the Philippine Population

Other demographical information provided by the CIA (based on 2012 estimate) are the following:
  • 34.6% of people in the Philippines is composed of 0 to 14 years old (17,999,279 male and 17,285,040 female)
  • 61.1% of people in the Philippines is composed of 15-64 years old (31,103,967 male and 31,097,203 female)
  • 4.3% are 65 years old and over (1,876,805 male and 2,471,644 female)
  • Population growth rate is 1.873% (2012 estimate), which makes the Philippines ranks as the 63rd country with highest population growth rate in the world.
  • Manila is the most populated city in the Philippines with 11.449 million people. Next is Davao City with 1.48 million people, Cebu City with 845,000 people and Zamboanga City with 827,000 people (based on 2009 estimated population)

Major Ethnic Groups in the Philippines

The population of the Philippines is mainly composed of ten major ethnic groups:
  1. Tagalog
  2. Cebuano
  3. Ilocano
  4. Bisaya
  5. Hiligaynon or Ilonggo
  6. Bikolano
  7. Waray
  8. Kapampangan
  9. Muslims (Moros)
  10. Lumad
According to CIA, Tagalog is the largest ethnic group which allocates 28.1% of the total population.

Projected Total Population of the Philippines (Year 2000 to 2040)

Year Number of Population
2000 76,946
2005 85,258
2010 94,012
2015 102,965
2020 111,783
  • National Statistics Office (NSO Philippines)
  • cia.gov
  • popcom.gov.ph

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Mark   (05 February 2018 8:49 PM)

Goodevening po. This is for our thesis, Ask ko lang po kung ano po ang total population sa cebu city only. Salamat po.

arthea   (02 March 2017 6:10 PM)

kailangan ko ng population of the philippines for the past 15 years

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paz mike hernandez   (08 October 2016 6:28 AM)

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ms.jaku   (29 June 2016 6:58 PM)

can you please give us the latest population of Philippines by region, province and city as of 2016? just for the project of my cousin..thank you so much..God bless.

kristine   (23 September 2015 9:08 PM)

How about gender and population of gender not estimated but exact

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josh   (13 August 2015 5:37 PM)

ano ang bilang ng population sa taong agust 2015

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Elnar Noemi   (27 August 2014 1:29 AM)

as per se, population itself around the world might decrease or increase, as for us in Philippines, the situation is more like that, decreasing because there's some Filipinos who died or prefer to live abroad, I mean live in another country, increasing because, most Filipinos, who doesn't have job they don't do anything just doesn't care about what so called family planning, what's all in their mind, the more the merrier in their family household, but what will happen to this children, if you are in poverty, you have to think million times, if you will add another child to feed, another human being who will suffer of poverty. yeah, I'm talking to my experience... and thank God at least we can have sumthing now on our table. I hope government will give more attention on family planning projects... If you already have, two or three children, that's it. Just my opinion and suggestion, thank you.

Miguel Esmeralda   (27 July 2014 11:18 PM)

100 miilion??? c'mon Philippines you can do better than that... you have lots and lots of rooms for expansion...you can't slow down now... you're getting closer to becoming the most populous country in the WORLD and that's really something to be proud of... who cares about poverty... it's GOD's blessing!!!

emil   (03 June 2014 10:13 PM)

it so very many people in philipines

ning singh   (01 April 2014 7:29 AM)

order of the cities by population

ning singh   (01 April 2014 7:28 AM)

very good ,please name the cities by order of the numbers of the population

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Michelle Parrenas   (09 March 2014 9:53 AM)

Hello. May i ask some of you for those who know the answer kung bakit mas mataas ang population ng 2012 sa 2013 at bakit bumaba sa 2014? Please answer me -.- i need it for my report about this. Thank you.

Nina Josuela Ramayrat   (03 March 2014 7:20 PM)

thank you for the information

Pakito Estrada   (04 February 2014 8:40 PM)

Every minute and every second

Tony   (30 January 2014 5:47 AM)

It's quite scary to live there. If you catch disease. You have no money to get accepted in the Hospital. Your doomed ! People living near the poverty line continues to increase the members of their families. The future of their kids is very bleak. The next generation will pay a heavy price from what their ancestors started decades before. They suffer today. Then their next generation will suffer for the same consequences. They are so desperate. Even our rich Government leaders has done only quite a bit to assist poverty stricken families.

amy   (27 January 2014 12:07 PM)

is not alarming???!!!

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xyla   (06 December 2013 9:02 AM)

thanks for the info! :-D

Jacinth   (15 November 2013 12:52 PM)

The count continues to increase. It doesn't decrease how about the deads?

Ruchi   (15 November 2013 8:59 AM)

Thanks for the info! :))

jeffrie mintal   (14 November 2013 6:04 PM)

thank you po sa info that you've shared to us... :)

Cattleya Ann   (06 November 2013 10:12 AM)

OMGGGGG! Diko Inexpect Na 98 Million And Plusss.

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