Population and Housing

Discovering Facts and Figures from the Censuses of the First 100 Years of the Republic


Contains a glimpse of our country's past in facts and figures which have helped shape national progress and development through the years. Insights on the NSO as an institution and its various activities and processes that made history are likewise presented. It was completed on the month of June in time for the 100 years celebration of the country's independence. And, on June 12, 1998, the Centennial QuickStat, a one-page compilation of the most requested statistics, was released to the public and landed in leading newspapers.

Statistical information available at a glance includes population, vital statistics, foreign trade, establishments and agriculture during the Spanish, American, Commonwealth periods and that of the 90s. It is one of the special features of the publication.

The publication has been passed and approved by the National Historical Institute (NHI) and will form part of the collection in the NHI Historical Data Bank. Its official launching was held on August 19, 1998, on the occasion of the NSO's 58th Anniversary.


Document Type:         Book (coffee-table type)

Frequency:                  Commemorative publication

No. of Pages:              40


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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