Iloilo City, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Iloilo City, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Iloilo City in 2021 is 478,000, a 1.27% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Iloilo City in 2020 was 472,000, a 1.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Iloilo City in 2019 was 466,000, a 0.87% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Iloilo City in 2018 was 462,000, a 1.09% 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
Iloilo City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 478,000 1.27%
2020 472,000 1.29%
2019 466,000 0.87%
2018 462,000 1.09%
2017 457,000 1.11%
2016 452,000 0.89%
2015 448,000 1.13%
2014 443,000 0.91%
2013 439,000 1.15%
2012 434,000 0.93%
2011 430,000 1.18%
2010 425,000 1.43%
2009 419,000 1.45%
2008 413,000 1.47%
2007 407,000 1.50%
2006 401,000 1.52%
2005 395,000 1.54%
2004 389,000 1.57%
2003 383,000 1.32%
2002 378,000 1.61%
2001 372,000 1.36%
2000 367,000 1.94%
1999 360,000 1.98%
1998 353,000 2.02%
1997 346,000 1.76%
1996 340,000 1.80%
1995 334,000 1.52%
1994 329,000 1.54%
1993 324,000 1.57%
1992 319,000 1.27%
1991 315,000 1.61%
1990 310,000 1.97%
1989 304,000 2.70%
1988 296,000 2.07%
1987 290,000 2.47%
1986 283,000 2.54%
1985 276,000 2.22%
1984 270,000 2.27%
1983 264,000 2.33%
1982 258,000 2.38%
1981 252,000 2.44%
1980 246,000 1.65%
1979 242,000 1.68%
1978 238,000 1.71%
1977 234,000 1.30%
1976 231,000 1.76%
1975 227,000 1.34%
1974 224,000 1.82%
1973 220,000 1.38%
1972 217,000 1.40%
1971 214,000 1.90%
1970 210,000 2.94%
1969 204,000 3.03%
1968 198,000 3.66%
1967 191,000 3.24%
1966 185,000 2.78%
1965 180,000 3.45%
1964 174,000 3.57%
1963 168,000 3.07%
1962 163,000 3.16%
1961 158,000 3.27%
1960 153,000 2.68%
1959 149,000 2.76%
1958 145,000 2.84%
1957 141,000 2.92%
1956 137,000 3.01%
1955 133,000 3.10%
1954 129,000 2.38%
1953 126,000 3.28%
1952 122,000 2.52%
1951 119,000 2.59%
1950 116,000 0.00%