Davao City, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Davao City, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Davao City in 2022 is 1,908,000, a 2.25% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Davao City in 2021 was 1,866,000, a 2.25% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Davao City in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Philippines
City Name Population
Manila 14,406,000
Davao City 1,908,000
Cebu City 1,009,000
Zamboanga City 945,000
Antipolo 925,000
Cagayan de Oro City 786,000
Dasmarinas 784,000
Bacoor 722,000
General Santos City 678,000
Bacolod 637,000
San Jose del Monte 625,000
Imus 578,000
including City of Isabela 563,000
Calamba 554,000
Angeles City 549,000
Lapu-Lapu City 496,000
Iloilo City 484,000
Santa Rosa 464,000
General Trias 431,000
Binan 409,000
Mandaue City 409,000
Lipa City 407,000
Cabuyao 405,000
Baguio City 385,000
Tarlac 379,000
Butuan 378,000
Iligan 373,000
San Pedro 373,000
Batangas City 366,000
Cotabato 341,000
San Fernando 338,000
Davao City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 1,908,000 2.25%
2021 1,866,000 2.25%
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%