Highlights of the 1995 Philippine Population Census


The total population of the Philippines
as of Sep. 1, 1995 is
68,616,536

The 1995 population increased by 7,910,956 over the 1990 census
figure (with May 1, 1990 as reference date)

The
population grew at the rate of 2.32 % annually in the first
half of the nineties. This is 0.03 percentage point lower than the annual
geometric census growth rate during the eighties.

Average annual growth rate of the population
19601970: 3.08
% °°°°°°°°°°
19701975: 2.78
% °°°°°°°°
19751980: 2.71
% °°°°°°°
19801990: 2.35
% °°°°
19901995: 2.32
% °°°

Average household size
1990: 5.31
persons/household
1995: 5.07
persons/household

Cebu, the fastest growing center of industry and trade outside the
National Capital Region (NCR)
registered the highest population among provinces with 2,921,145
persons.
Two other provinces surpassed the two million mark:

Number of cities/municipalities:  1,609 
Number of cities:  65 
Number of barangays:  40,857 
