Census of Population and Housing

Benguet: Dependency Ratio Down By 13 Persons In 2007 (Results from the 2007 Census of Population)

Total population rose to 372,533 persons

The total population of Benguet, as of August 1, 2007, was 372,533 persons. This figure registered an increase of 42,404 persons over the total population of 330,129 persons in 2000. The annual population growth rate was recorded at 1.68 percent, higher by 0.6 percentage point from the 1.09 percent annual population growth rate in 2000.

Apayao: Population exceeded 100 thousand mark (Results from the 2007 Census of Population)

Total population rose to 103,633 persons

Apayao posted a total population of 103,633 persons as of August 1, 2007, or an increase of 6,504 persons over the total population of 97,129 persons in 2000. This increase translated to an annual population growth rate (PGR) of 0.90 percent for the period 2000 to 2007, lower than the annual PGR of 3.25 percent recorded during the period 1995 to 2000.

National Capital Region: Close To 10 Million Persons (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)

The National Capital Region, which covers the 12 cities and five municipalities, recorded a total population of 9,932,560 persons in the 2000 Census of Population and Housing (Census 2000). This was up by 478,520 persons as compared to 9,454,040 persons recorded in the 1995 Census of Population (POPCEN). For the period 1995 to 2000, the annual population growth rate for the National Capital Region was 1.06 percent, lower than that of the 1990 to 1995 period (3.30 percent). If the current annual population growth rate of the metropolitan area continues, the population is expected to double in 65 years.

Philippine Population Went Up By 12 Million Persons (Results from the 2007 Census of Population)

Total population grew by 2.04 percent annually

As of August 1, 2007, the Philippines had a total population of 88,548,366 persons, an increase of 12,041,438 persons over the May 1, 2000 population count of 76,506,928 persons. The 2007 census figure is almost twelve times the Philippine population in 1903 (7,635,426 persons), when the first census was conducted.

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