Cotabato, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cotabato, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cotabato in 2021 is 334,000, a 1.83% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Cotabato in 2020 was 328,000, a 1.86% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cotabato in 2019 was 322,000, a 1.9% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Cotabato in 2018 was 316,000, a 1.94% 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
Cotabato - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 334,000 1.83%
2020 328,000 1.86%
2019 322,000 1.90%
2018 316,000 1.94%
2017 310,000 1.64%
2016 305,000 2.01%
2015 299,000 1.70%
2014 294,000 2.08%
2013 288,000 1.77%
2012 283,000 1.80%
2011 278,000 1.83%
2010 273,000 4.60%
2009 261,000 5.24%
2008 248,000 5.53%
2007 235,000 4.91%
2006 224,000 5.16%
2005 213,000 5.45%
2004 202,000 5.21%
2003 192,000 4.92%
2002 183,000 5.17%
2001 174,000 5.45%
2000 165,000 2.48%
1999 161,000 2.55%
1998 157,000 2.61%
1997 153,000 2.00%
1996 150,000 2.74%
1995 146,000 2.82%
1994 142,000 2.90%
1993 138,000 2.22%
1992 135,000 3.05%
1991 131,000 2.34%
1990 128,000 4.92%
1989 122,000 5.17%
1988 116,000 5.45%
1987 110,000 4.76%
1986 105,000 5.00%
1985 100,000 5.26%
1984 95,000 5.56%
1983 90,000 4.65%
1982 86,000 4.88%
1981 82,000 5.13%
1980 78,000 5.41%
1979 74,000 5.71%
1978 70,000 4.48%
1977 67,000 4.69%
1976 64,000 6.67%
1975 60,000 3.45%
1974 58,000 5.45%
1973 55,000 5.77%
1972 52,000 6.12%
1971 49,000 4.26%
1970 47,000 4.44%
1969 45,000 4.65%
1968 43,000 4.88%
1967 41,000 5.13%
1966 39,000 5.41%
1965 37,000 5.71%
1964 35,000 6.06%
1963 33,000 3.13%
1962 32,000 6.67%
1961 30,000 3.45%
1960 29,000 7.41%
1959 27,000 3.85%
1958 26,000 4.00%
1957 25,000 8.70%
1956 23,000 4.55%
1955 22,000 4.76%
1954 21,000 5.00%
1953 20,000 5.26%
1952 19,000 5.56%
1951 18,000 5.88%
1950 17,000 0.00%