Davao City, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Davao City, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Davao City in 2020 is 1,825,000, a 2.24% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Davao City in 2019 was 1,785,000, a 2.29% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Davao City in 2018 was 1,745,000, a 2.29% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Davao City in 2017 was 1,706,000, a 2.34% 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
Davao City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,825,000 2.24%
2019 1,785,000 2.29%
2018 1,745,000 2.29%
2017 1,706,000 2.34%
2016 1,667,000 2.27%
2015 1,630,000 2.32%
2014 1,593,000 2.31%
2013 1,557,000 2.30%
2012 1,522,000 2.28%
2011 1,488,000 2.27%
2010 1,455,000 2.39%
2009 1,421,000 2.30%
2008 1,389,000 2.43%
2007 1,356,000 2.34%
2006 1,325,000 2.40%
2005 1,294,000 2.29%
2004 1,265,000 2.43%
2003 1,235,000 2.32%
2002 1,207,000 2.37%
2001 1,179,000 2.34%
2000 1,152,000 2.77%
1999 1,121,000 2.84%
1998 1,090,000 2.83%
1997 1,060,000 2.81%
1996 1,031,000 3.00%
1995 1,001,000 3.20%
1994 970,000 3.19%
1993 940,000 3.18%
1992 911,000 3.29%
1991 882,000 3.28%
1990 854,000 3.26%
1989 827,000 3.37%
1988 800,000 3.36%
1987 774,000 3.34%
1986 749,000 3.45%
1985 724,000 3.28%
1984 701,000 3.39%
1983 678,000 3.35%
1982 656,000 3.47%
1981 634,000 3.26%
1980 614,000 4.60%
1979 587,000 4.63%
1978 561,000 4.66%
1977 536,000 4.69%
1976 512,000 4.92%
1975 488,000 4.27%
1974 468,000 4.23%
1973 449,000 4.42%
1972 430,000 4.37%
1971 412,000 4.30%
1970 395,000 5.33%
1969 375,000 5.63%
1968 355,000 5.65%
1967 336,000 5.33%
1966 319,000 5.63%
1965 302,000 5.59%
1964 286,000 5.54%
1963 271,000 5.45%
1962 257,000 5.76%
1961 243,000 5.65%
1960 230,000 5.99%
1959 217,000 6.37%
1958 204,000 6.25%
1957 192,000 6.67%
1956 180,000 6.51%
1955 169,000 6.29%
1954 159,000 6.71%
1953 149,000 6.43%
1952 140,000 6.06%
1951 132,000 6.45%
1950 124,000 0.00%