Manila, Philippines Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Manila, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Manila in 2022 is 14,406,000, a 1.74% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Manila in 2021 was 14,159,000, a 1.7% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Manila in 2020 was 13,923,000, a 1.64% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Manila in 2019 was 13,699,000, a 1.61% 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
Manila - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 14,406,000 1.74%
2021 14,159,000 1.70%
2020 13,923,000 1.64%
2019 13,699,000 1.61%
2018 13,482,000 1.58%
2017 13,272,000 1.59%
2016 13,064,000 1.59%
2015 12,860,000 1.59%
2014 12,659,000 1.58%
2013 12,462,000 1.59%
2012 12,267,000 1.58%
2011 12,076,000 1.59%
2010 11,887,000 2.28%
2009 11,622,000 2.43%
2008 11,346,000 2.35%
2007 11,085,000 1.54%
2006 10,917,000 1.54%
2005 10,751,000 1.55%
2004 10,587,000 1.54%
2003 10,426,000 1.54%
2002 10,268,000 1.54%
2001 10,112,000 1.55%
2000 9,958,000 1.15%
1999 9,845,000 1.06%
1998 9,742,000 1.07%
1997 9,639,000 1.06%
1996 9,538,000 1.46%
1995 9,401,000 3.35%
1994 9,096,000 3.35%
1993 8,801,000 3.35%
1992 8,516,000 3.35%
1991 8,240,000 3.35%
1990 7,973,000 3.02%
1989 7,739,000 2.95%
1988 7,517,000 2.96%
1987 7,301,000 2.96%
1986 7,091,000 2.95%
1985 6,888,000 2.96%
1984 6,690,000 2.95%
1983 6,498,000 2.95%
1982 6,312,000 2.97%
1981 6,130,000 2.94%
1980 5,955,000 3.49%
1979 5,754,000 3.56%
1978 5,556,000 3.58%
1977 5,364,000 3.57%
1976 5,179,000 3.60%
1975 4,999,000 6.68%
1974 4,686,000 7.30%
1973 4,367,000 7.30%
1972 4,070,000 7.30%
1971 3,793,000 7.33%
1970 3,534,000 4.90%
1969 3,369,000 4.47%
1968 3,225,000 4.47%
1967 3,087,000 4.47%
1966 2,955,000 4.45%
1965 2,829,000 4.47%
1964 2,708,000 4.48%
1963 2,592,000 4.47%
1962 2,481,000 4.46%
1961 2,375,000 4.44%
1960 2,274,000 4.17%
1959 2,183,000 3.90%
1958 2,101,000 3.91%
1957 2,022,000 3.96%
1956 1,945,000 3.90%
1955 1,872,000 3.94%
1954 1,801,000 3.92%
1953 1,733,000 3.96%
1952 1,667,000 3.93%
1951 1,604,000 3.89%
1950 1,544,000 0.00%