Manila, Philippines Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Manila, Philippines metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Manila in 2019 is 13,699,000, a 1.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Manila in 2018 was 13,482,000, a 1.58% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Manila in 2017 was 13,272,000, a 1.59% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Manila in 2016 was 13,064,000, a 1.59% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Philippines
City Name Population
Manila 13,699,000
Davao City 1,785,000
Cebu City 967,000
Zamboanga City 905,000
Antipolo 859,000
Cagayan de Oro City 737,000
Dasmarinas 729,000
Bacoor 668,000
General Santos City 640,000
Bacolod 602,000
San Jose del Monte 600,000
including City of Isabela 518,000
Calamba 510,000
Imus 501,000
Angeles City 489,000
Iloilo City 466,000
Lapu-Lapu City 457,000
Santa Rosa 416,000
Mandaue City 388,000
General Trias 380,000
Binan 376,000
Lipa City 374,000
Baguio City 367,000
Cabuyao 363,000
Tarlac 362,000
Butuan 359,000
Iligan 358,000
San Pedro 352,000
Batangas City 349,000
San Fernando 323,000
Cotabato 322,000
Manila - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%