Urban population reached 49.0 mil in 2017 in Philippines, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Philippines reached an all time high of 49.0 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.96 mil in 1960. When compared to Philippines's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 144 mil in Indonesia and 33.6 mil in Vietnam in 2017.
Philippines has been ranked 19th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.