Urban-Rural Classification

Urban Barangays in the Philippines (Based on 2010 CPH)


  • The level of urbanization in 2010 or the proportion of urban population to the total population was 45.3 percent. This means that of the 92.3 million population in the Philippines in 2010, 41.9 million lived in areas classified as urban (Table A). The rural population or those who lived in areas classified as rural numbered 50.5 million and accounted for 54.7 percent of the total population.
  • In 2007, the level of urbanization was 42.4 percent (Table A).
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