Butuan, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Butuan, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Butuan in 2021 is 371,000, a 1.64% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Butuan in 2020 was 365,000, a 1.67% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Butuan in 2019 was 359,000, a 1.7% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Butuan in 2018 was 353,000, a 1.44% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Philippines
City Name Population
Manila 14,159,000
Davao City 1,866,000
Cebu City 994,000
Zamboanga City 931,000
Antipolo 903,000
Cagayan de Oro City 770,000
Dasmarinas 766,000
Bacoor 704,000
General Santos City 665,000
Bacolod 625,000
San Jose del Monte 616,000
Imus 554,000
including City of Isabela 548,000
Calamba 539,000
Angeles City 530,000
Lapu-Lapu City 483,000
Iloilo City 478,000
Santa Rosa 448,000
General Trias 415,000
Mandaue City 402,000
Binan 398,000
Lipa City 396,000
Cabuyao 391,000
Baguio City 379,000
Tarlac 373,000
Butuan 371,000
Iligan 368,000
San Pedro 366,000
Batangas City 360,000
Cotabato 334,000
San Fernando 333,000
Butuan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 371,000 1.64%
2020 365,000 1.67%
2019 359,000 1.70%
2018 353,000 1.44%
2017 348,000 1.75%
2016 342,000 1.48%
2015 337,000 1.81%
2014 331,000 1.53%
2013 326,000 1.56%
2012 321,000 1.58%
2011 316,000 1.61%
2010 311,000 1.63%
2009 306,000 1.66%
2008 301,000 1.35%
2007 297,000 1.37%
2006 293,000 1.74%
2005 288,000 1.41%
2004 284,000 1.43%
2003 280,000 1.45%
2002 276,000 1.47%
2001 272,000 1.49%
2000 268,000 1.52%
1999 264,000 1.93%
1998 259,000 1.57%
1997 255,000 1.59%
1996 251,000 2.03%
1995 246,000 1.23%
1994 243,000 1.67%
1993 239,000 1.70%
1992 235,000 1.29%
1991 232,000 1.75%
1990 228,000 2.24%
1989 223,000 2.76%
1988 217,000 2.84%
1987 211,000 2.93%
1986 205,000 3.02%
1985 199,000 2.58%
1984 194,000 3.19%
1983 188,000 2.73%
1982 183,000 2.81%
1981 178,000 2.89%
1980 173,000 4.85%
1979 165,000 5.10%
1978 157,000 5.37%
1977 149,000 5.67%
1976 141,000 5.22%
1975 134,000 1.52%
1974 132,000 0.00%
1973 132,000 0.00%
1972 132,000 0.76%
1971 131,000 0.00%
1970 131,000 3.97%
1969 126,000 5.00%
1968 120,000 5.26%
1967 114,000 4.59%
1966 109,000 4.81%
1965 104,000 5.05%
1964 99,000 5.32%
1963 94,000 4.44%
1962 90,000 5.88%
1961 85,000 4.94%
1960 81,000 6.58%
1959 76,000 10.14%
1958 69,000 7.81%
1957 64,000 10.34%
1956 58,000 7.41%
1955 54,000 10.20%
1954 49,000 8.89%
1953 45,000 9.76%
1952 41,000 7.89%
1951 38,000 8.57%
1950 35,000 0.00%