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Contents: Regions and Provinces

The population of the regions and provinces of the Philippines according to census results and latest official projections

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1990-05-01
Population
Census
2000-05-01
Population
Census
2010-05-01
Population
Census
2015-08-01
Population
Census
2020-05-01
BicolRegion3,910,0014,686,6695,420,4115,796,9896,082,165
AlbayProvince903,7851,090,9071,233,4321,314,8261,374,768
Camarines NorteProvince390,982470,654542,915583,313629,699
Camarines SurProvince1,305,9191,551,5491,822,3711,952,5442,068,244
CatanduanesProvince187,000215,356246,300260,964271,879
MasbateProvince599,355707,668834,650892,393908,920
SorsogonProvince522,960650,535740,743792,949828,655
Cagayan ValleyRegion2,340,5452,813,1593,229,1633,451,4103,685,744
BatanesProvince15,02616,46716,60417,24618,831
CagayanProvince829,867993,5801,124,7731,199,3201,268,603
IsabelaProvince1,080,3411,287,5751,489,6451,593,5661,697,050
Nueva VizcayaProvince301,179366,962421,355452,287497,432
QuirinoProvince114,132148,575176,786188,991203,828
CALABARZONRegion6,349,4529,320,62912,609,80314,414,77416,195,042
BatangasProvince1,476,7831,905,3482,377,3952,694,3352,908,494
CaviteProvince1,152,5342,063,1613,090,6913,678,3014,344,829
LagunaProvince1,370,2321,965,8722,669,8473,035,0813,382,193
QuezonProvince1,372,4551,679,0301,987,0302,122,8302,229,383
RizalProvince977,4481,707,2182,484,8402,884,2273,330,143
CaragaRegion1,764,2972,095,3672,429,2242,596,7092,804,788
Agusan del NorteProvince465,458552,849642,196691,566760,413
Agusan del SurProvince420,763559,294656,418700,653739,367
Dinagat IslandsProvince98,865106,951126,803127,152128,117
Surigao del NorteProvince327,113374,465442,588485,088534,636
Surigao del SurProvince452,098501,808561,219592,250642,255
Central LuzonRegion6,338,5908,204,74210,137,73711,218,17712,422,172
AuroraProvince139,573173,797201,233214,336235,750
BataanProvince425,803557,659687,482760,650853,373
BulacanProvince1,505,2192,234,0882,924,4333,292,0713,708,890
Nueva EcijaProvince1,312,6801,659,8831,955,3732,151,4612,310,134
PampangaProvince1,532,6151,882,7302,340,3552,609,7442,900,637
TarlacProvince859,7081,068,7831,273,2401,366,0271,503,456
ZambalesProvince562,992627,802755,621823,888909,932
Central VisayasRegion4,594,1245,706,9536,800,1807,396,8988,081,988
BoholProvince948,4031,139,1301,255,1281,313,5601,394,329
CebuProvince2,646,5173,356,1374,167,3204,632,3595,151,274
Negros OrientalProvince925,2721,130,0881,286,6661,354,9951,432,990
SiquijorProvince73,93281,59891,06695,984103,395
Cordillera (Cordillera Administrative Region)Region1,146,1911,365,4121,616,8671,722,0061,797,660
AbraProvince184,743209,491234,733241,160250,985
ApayaoProvince74,72097,129112,636119,184124,366
BenguetProvince485,857582,515722,620791,590827,041
IfugaoProvince147,281161,623191,078202,802207,498
KalingaProvince137,055174,023201,613212,680229,570
Mountain ProvinceProvince116,535140,631154,187154,590158,200
DavaoRegion2,933,7433,676,1634,468,5634,893,3185,243,536
Compostela ValleyProvince466,286580,244687,195736,107767,547
Davao del NorteProvince590,015743,811945,7641,016,3321,125,057
Davao del SurProvince1,273,2191,651,4052,024,2062,265,5792,457,430
Davao OccidentalProvince209,429254,512293,780316,342317,159
Davao OrientalProvince394,697446,191517,618558,958576,343
Eastern VisayasRegion3,054,4903,610,3554,101,3224,440,1504,547,150
BiliranProvince118,012140,274161,760171,612179,312
Eastern SamarProvince329,335375,822428,877467,160477,168
LeyteProvince1,367,8161,592,3361,789,1581,966,7682,028,728
Northern SamarProvince383,654500,639589,013632,379639,186
Samar (Western Samar)Province533,733641,124733,377780,481793,183
Southern LeyteProvince321,940360,160399,137421,750429,573
IlocosRegion3,550,6424,200,4784,748,3725,026,1285,301,139
Ilocos NorteProvince461,661514,241568,017593,081609,588
Ilocos SurProvince519,966594,206658,587689,668706,009
La UnionProvince548,742657,945741,906786,653822,352
PangasinanProvince2,020,2732,434,0862,779,8622,956,7263,163,190
Metro Manila (National Capital Region, N.C.R.)Region7,948,3929,932,56011,855,97512,877,25313,484,462
N.C.R., 1st District (Capital District, Manila)District1,601,2341,581,0821,652,1711,780,1481,846,513
N.C.R., 2nd District (Eastern Manila District)District2,752,6793,466,2134,305,7724,650,6134,771,371
N.C.R., 3rd District (CAMANAVA District)District1,571,1482,232,2952,666,8642,819,3883,004,627
N.C.R., 4th District (Southern Manila District)District2,023,3312,652,9703,231,1683,627,1043,861,951
MIMAROPARegion1,774,0742,299,2292,744,6712,963,3603,228,558
MarinduqueProvince185,524217,392227,828234,521239,207
Occidental MindoroProvince282,593380,250452,971487,414525,354
Oriental MindoroProvince550,049681,818785,602844,059908,339
PalawanProvince528,287755,412994,3401,104,5851,246,673
RomblonProvince227,621264,357283,930292,781308,985
Muslim Mindanao (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)Region2,108,0612,803,0453,256,1403,781,3874,404,288
BasilanProvince179,230259,796293,322346,579426,207
Lanao del SurProvince599,982800,162933,2601,045,4291,195,518
MaguindanaoProvince630,674801,102944,7181,173,9331,342,179
SuluProvince469,971619,668718,290824,7311,000,108
Tawi-TawiProvince228,204322,317366,550390,715440,276
Northern MindanaoRegion2,811,6463,505,7084,297,3234,689,3025,022,768
BukidnonProvince843,8911,060,4151,299,1921,415,2261,541,308
CamiguinProvince64,24774,23283,80788,47892,808
Lanao del NorteProvince614,092758,123930,7381,019,0131,086,017
Misamis OccidentalProvince424,365486,723567,642602,126617,333
Misamis OrientalProvince865,0511,126,2151,415,9441,564,4591,685,302
SOCCSKSARGENRegion2,399,9533,222,1694,109,5714,545,2764,901,486
Cotabato (North Cotabato)Province763,995958,6431,226,5081,379,7471,490,618
Cotabato CityCity127,065163,849271,786299,438325,079
SaranganiProvince283,141410,622498,904544,261558,946
South CotabatoProvince789,8471,102,5501,365,2861,509,7351,672,791
Sultan KudaratProvince435,905586,505747,087812,095854,052
Western VisayasRegion5,393,3336,211,0387,102,4387,536,3837,954,723
AklanProvince380,497451,314535,725574,823615,475
AntiqueProvince406,361472,822546,031582,012612,974
CapizProvince584,091654,156719,685761,384804,952
GuimarasProvince117,990141,450162,943174,613187,842
IloiloProvince1,647,4861,925,5732,230,1952,384,4152,509,525
Negros OccidentalProvince2,256,9082,565,7232,907,8593,059,1363,223,955
Zamboanga PeninsulaRegion2,281,0642,831,4123,407,3533,629,7833,875,576
City of IsabelaCity59,07873,03297,857112,788130,379
Zamboanga del NorteProvince676,862823,130957,9971,011,3931,047,455
Zamboanga del SurProvince1,138,0861,438,0111,766,8141,872,4732,027,902
Zamboanga SibugayProvince407,038497,239584,685633,129669,840
Pilipinas [Philippines]Republic60,703,81076,506,92892,337,852100,981,437109,035,343

Source: National Statistics Office of the Philippines (web) and National Statistical Coordination Board (web).

Explanation: Area figures are computed by using geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (P 2020)
Males54,935,847
Females53,836,131
Age Groups (P 2020)
0-14 years32,952,024
15-64 years69,704,108
65+ years6,115,846
Age Distribution (P 2020)
0-9 years22,153,769
10-19 years21,139,267
20-29 years18,851,450
30-39 years15,683,473
40-49 years12,258,996
50-59 years9,216,607
60-69 years5,818,397
70-79 years2,698,393
80+ years951,626