Iloilo City, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Iloilo 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 Iloilo City in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Iloilo City in 2017 was 457,000, a 1.11% 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
Iloilo City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%