Cotabato, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cotabato, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cotabato in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Cotabato in 2017 was 310,000, a 1.64% 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
Cotabato - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%