Bacolod, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bacolod, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bacolod in 2020 is 613,000, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bacolod in 2019 was 602,000, a 1.69% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bacolod in 2018 was 592,000, a 1.89% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bacolod in 2017 was 581,000, a 1.75% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Philippines
City Name Population
Manila 13,923,000
Davao City 1,825,000
Cebu City 980,000
Zamboanga City 917,000
Antipolo 881,000
Cagayan de Oro City 753,000
Dasmarinas 747,000
Bacoor 686,000
General Santos City 653,000
Bacolod 613,000
San Jose del Monte 608,000
including City of Isabela 533,000
Imus 528,000
Calamba 525,000
Angeles City 510,000
Iloilo City 472,000
Lapu-Lapu City 470,000
Santa Rosa 432,000
General Trias 398,000
Mandaue City 395,000
Binan 387,000
Lipa City 385,000
Cabuyao 377,000
Baguio City 373,000
Tarlac 367,000
Butuan 365,000
Iligan 363,000
San Pedro 358,000
Batangas City 355,000
Cotabato 328,000
San Fernando 328,000
Bacolod - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 613,000 1.83%
2019 602,000 1.69%
2018 592,000 1.89%
2017 581,000 1.75%
2016 571,000 1.78%
2015 561,000 1.81%
2014 551,000 1.85%
2013 541,000 1.69%
2012 532,000 1.72%
2011 523,000 1.95%
2010 513,000 1.79%
2009 504,000 1.61%
2008 496,000 1.85%
2007 487,000 1.88%
2006 478,000 1.70%
2005 470,000 1.73%
2004 462,000 1.76%
2003 454,000 1.79%
2002 446,000 1.83%
2001 438,000 1.86%
2000 430,000 1.42%
1999 424,000 1.44%
1998 418,000 1.21%
1997 413,000 1.47%
1996 407,000 1.50%
1995 401,000 1.78%
1994 394,000 2.07%
1993 386,000 1.85%
1992 379,000 1.88%
1991 372,000 1.92%
1990 365,000 3.11%
1989 354,000 3.21%
1988 343,000 3.31%
1987 332,000 3.43%
1986 321,000 3.22%
1985 311,000 3.32%
1984 301,000 3.44%
1983 291,000 3.19%
1982 282,000 3.30%
1981 273,000 3.41%
1980 264,000 3.53%
1979 255,000 3.24%
1978 247,000 2.92%
1977 240,000 3.45%
1976 232,000 3.11%
1975 225,000 3.69%
1974 217,000 3.83%
1973 209,000 3.47%
1972 202,000 3.59%
1971 195,000 3.72%
1970 188,000 4.44%
1969 180,000 4.05%
1968 173,000 4.85%
1967 165,000 4.43%
1966 158,000 4.64%
1965 151,000 4.14%
1964 145,000 5.07%
1963 138,000 4.55%
1962 132,000 3.94%
1961 127,000 4.96%
1960 121,000 2.54%
1959 118,000 0.85%
1958 117,000 1.74%
1957 115,000 1.77%
1956 113,000 0.89%
1955 112,000 1.82%
1954 110,000 0.92%
1953 109,000 1.87%
1952 107,000 1.90%
1951 105,000 0.96%
1950 104,000 0.00%