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About Philippines in detail

Where is Philippines?

Philippines, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 14 36 N 120 58 E otherwise in Southeast Asia, in Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam.

What is the capital of Philippines?

The capital city of Philippines is: Manila.

What is the time in Manila?

It is 13 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Manila is: UTC+8.

What is the Internet code for Philippines?

The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Philippines is: .ph

What is the size of Philippines?

The territory of Philippines is total: 300,000 sq km; land: 298,170 sq km, water: 1,830 sq km.

If we want to describe the size of the territory of Philippines is slightly less than twice the size of Georgia; slightly larger than Arizona.

If we would like to walk around and discover Philippines, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.

What is the water coverage of Philippines?

We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Philippines is covered by water (see below), and this includes 36,289 km coastline.

What is the climate like in Philippines?

The climate of Philippines is tropical marine: northeast monsoon (November to April): southwest monsoon (May to October).

Geographical data of Philippines

The elevation of Philippines; mean elevation: 442 m, elevation extremes; lowest point: Philippine Sea 0 m, highest point: Mount Apo 2,954 m.

The typical geographical details of Philippines include mostly mountains with narrow to extensive coastal lowlands.

If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Philippines is the Philippine archipelago is made up of 7,107 islands; favorably located in relation to many of Southeast Asia's main water bodies: the South China Sea, Philippine Sea, Sulu Sea, Celebes Sea, and Luzon Strait.

Resources and land use of Philippines

The country’s main mined products are timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, copper. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 41%; arable land 18.2%; permanent crops 17.8%; permanent pasture 5%; forest: 25.9%; other: 33.1% (2011 estimate).

Population data of Philippines

The number of inhabitants of Philippines is 102,624,209 (July 2016 estimate).

If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.

If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 44.4% of total population (2015).

Most of the population in Philippines is concentrated in MANILA (capital) 12.946 million; Davao 1.63 million; Cebu City 951,000; Zamboanga 936,000 (2015).

Ethnicity in Philippines

According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census).

Spoken languages in Philippines

The spoken languages in Philippines are the following: Filipino (official language; based on Tagalog) and English (official language); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan.

What are the most important religions in Philippines?

During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Catholic 82.9% (Roman Catholic 80.9%, Aglipayan 2%), Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census).

Further population data of Philippines

The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 33.71% (male 17,652,419 / female 16,943,261) 15-24 years: 19.17% (male 10,042,520 / female 9,629,762) 25-54 years: 36.86% (male 19,204,977 / female 18,618,333) 55-64 years: 5.89% (male 2,758,867 / female 3,282,416) 65 years and over: 4.38% (male 1,863,339 / female 2,628,315) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Philippines is 1.59% (2016 estimate).

The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Philippines the birth rate is 24 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 6.1 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).

In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Philippines the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .

In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Philippines, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Philippines are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 4.7% of GDP (2014).

Economic data of Philippines

If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The economy has been relatively resilient to global economic shocks due to less exposure to troubled international securities, lower dependence on exports, relatively resilient domestic consumption, large remittances from about 10 million overseas FilipinEfforts to improve tax administration and expenditures management have helped ease the Philippines' debt burden and tight fiscal situation. The Philippines received investment-grade credit ratings on its sovereign debt under the former AQUINO administratiEconomic growth has accelerated, averaging 6.0% per year from 2011 to 2016, compared with 4.5% under the MACAPAGAL-ARROYO government; and competitiveness rankings have improved. FDI to the Philippines has continued to lag regional peers, in part because tAlthough the economy grew at a faster pace under the AQUINO government, challenges to achieving more inclusive growth remain. The unemployment rate has declined somewhat in recent years but remains high, hovering at around 6.5%; underemployment is also hi2016 saw the election of President Rodrigo DUTERTE, who has pledged to make poverty reduction his top policy priority. Duterte believes that illegal drug use, crime and corruption are key barriers to economic development among the lower class. Duterte has.

GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Philippines is $311.7 billion (2015 estimate).

An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Philippines is 6.4% (2016 estimate) 5.9% (2015 estimate) 6.2% (2014 estimate).

These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.

A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Philippines this is $7,700 (2016 estimate) $7,400 (2015 estimate) $7,100 (2014 estimate).

In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.

What are the agricultural products Philippines produces?

The main agricultural products of Philippines are sugarcane, coconuts, rice, corn, bananas, cassava (manioc, tapioca), pineapples, mangoes; pork, eggs, beef; fish.

Regarding the economy, the important segments are electronics assembly, garments, footwear, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, wood products, food processing, petroleum refining, fishing. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on electronics assembly, garments, footwear, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, wood products, food processing, petroleum refining, fishing.

Drinking water source in Philippines

It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 93.7% of population, rural: 90.3% of population, total: 91.8% of population. Unimproved: urban: 6.3% of population, rural: 9.7% of population, total: 8.2% of population (2015 estimate).

Average number of childbirth in Philippines

In Philippines the average number of childbirth is 3.06 children born / woman (2016 estimate).

Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Philippines

The average age of the population is total: 23.4 years; male: 22.9 years, female: 23.8 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Philippines it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Philippines is -2 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: no. Citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of the Philippines. Dual citizenship recognized: no. Residency requirement for naturalization: 10 years.

Is Philippines a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Philippines

Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Philippines density of the hospital beds is 1 beds / 1,000 population (2011).

According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Philippines the degree of risk: highfood or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fevervectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malariawater contact disease: leptospirosis (2016).

However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Philippines the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .

Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Philippines is 4.7% (2014).

What are the natural hazards Philippines? Is there any?

The most known natural risks in Philippines are astride typhoon belt, usually affected by 15 and struck by five to six cyclonic storms each year; landslides; active volcanoes; destructive earthquakes; tsunamisvolcanism: significant volcanic activity; Taal (elev. 311 m), which has shown recent unrest and may erupt in the near future, has been deemed a Decade Volcano by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to its explosive history and close proximity to human populations; Mayon (elev. 2,462 m), the country's most active volcano, erupted in 2009 forcing over 33,000 to be evacuated; other historically active volcanoes include Biliran, Babuyan Claro, Bulusan, Camiguin, Camiguin de Babuyanes, Didicas, Iraya, Jolo, Kanlaon, Makaturing, Musuan, Parker, Pinatubo and Ragang.

More interesting facts about Philippines

A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected president and was tasked with preparing the country for independence after a 10-year transition. In 1942 the islands fell under Japanese occupation during World War II, and US forces and Filipinos fought together during 1944-45 to regain control. On 4 July 1946 the Republic of the Philippines attained its independence. A 20-year rule by Ferdinand MARCOS ended in 1986, when a "people power" movement in Manila ("EDSA 1") forced him into exile and installed Corazon AQUINO as president. Her presidency was hampered by several coup attempts that prevented a return to full political stability and economic development. Fidel RAMOS was elected president in 1992. His administration was marked by increased stability and by progress on economic reforms. In 1992, the US closed its last military bases on the islands. Joseph ESTRADA was elected president in 1998. He was succeeded by his vice-president, Gloria MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, in January 2001 after ESTRADA's stormy impeachment trial on corruption charges broke down and another "people power" movement ("EDSA 2") demanded his resignation. MACAPAGAL-ARROYO was elected to a six-year term as president in May 2004. Her presidency was marred by several corruption allegations but the Philippine economy was one of the few to avoid contraction following the 2008 global financial crisis, expanding each year of her administration. Benigno AQUINO III was elected to a six-year term as president in May 2010 and was succeeded by Rodrigo DUTERTE in May 2016.The Philippine Government faces threats from several groups, some of which are on the US Government's Foreign Terrorist Organization list. Manila has waged a decades-long struggle against ethnic Moro insurgencies in the southern Philippines, which has led to a peace accord with the Moro National Liberation Front and ongoing peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The decades-long Maoist-inspired New People's Army insurgency also operates through much of the country. The Philippines faces increased tension with China over disputed territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea..

In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Philippines: 4 July 1946 (from the US).

The flag and other symbols of Philippines

The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.

This case is not an exception either, two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red; a white equilateral triangle is based on the hoist side; the center of the triangle displays a yellow sun with eight primary rays; each corner of the triangle contains a small, yellow, five-pointed star; blue stands for peace and justice, red symbolizes courage, the white equal-sided triangle represents equality; the rays recall the first eight provinces that sought independence from Spain, while the stars represent the three major geographical divisions of the country: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao; the design of the flag dates to 1897note: in wartime the flag is flown upside down with the red band at the top.

Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.

National symbols of Philippines: three stars and sun, Philippine eagle; national colors: red, white, blue, yellow.

Constitution of Philippines

The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.

It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂

What is the legal system of Philippines?

Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”

In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”

The legal system of Philippines is mixed legal system of civil, common, Islamic, and customary law.

It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.

About the legislative branch of Philippines, we can highlight the following structures bicameral Congress or Kongreso consists of the Senate or Senado (24 seats; members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by majority vote; members serve 6-year terms with one-half of the membership renewed every 3 years) and the House of Representatives or Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan (292 seats; 234 members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote and 58 representing minorities directly elected by proportional representation vote; members serve 3-year terms)elections: Senate - elections last held on 13 May 2013 (next to be held in May 2016); House of Representatives - elections last held on 13 May 2013 (next to be held in May 2016)election results: Senate - percent of vote by party for 2013 election - UNA 26.94%, NP 15.3%, LP 11.32%, NPC 10.15%, LDP 5.38%, PDP-Laban 4.95%, others 9.72%, independents 16.24%; seats by party after 2013 election - UNA 5, NP 5, LP 4, Lakas 2, NPC 2, LDP 1, PDP-Laban 1, PRP 1, independents 3; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - LP 38.3%, NPC 17.4%, UNA 11.4%, NUP 8.7%, NP 8.5%, Lakas 5.3%, independents 6.0%, others 4.4%; seats by party - LP 110, NPC 43, NUP 24, NP 17, Lakas 14, UNA 8, independents 6, others 12; party-list 57.

About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Philippines

One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Philippines the labor force is 42.8 million (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Philippines is total: 21.9 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 24.8 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 18.8 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.

The rate of unemployment in Philippines is 6.6% (2016 estimate).

It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.

According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.

In Philippines, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: 2.9% highhest 10%: 30.5% (2012 estimate).

Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.

The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Philippines the GINI index is .46 (2012).

The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.

In Philippines the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: 2.9% highhest 10%: 30.5% (2012 estimate).

About the budget and central governments debt of Philippines

Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Philippines is; revenues: $45.54 billion, expenditures: $48.76 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 14.6% of GDP (2016 estimate).

The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .

The fiscal year in Philippines is calendar year.

In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.

Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Philippines

A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 1.7% (2016 estimate), 1.3% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 6% (31 December 2016 estimate).

Export/import partners and data of Philippines

Philippines, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Philippines is: $38.2 billion (2016 estimate), $43.28 billion (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, fruits.

The most important export partners of Philippines are the Japan 21.1%, US 15%, China 10.9%, Hong Kong 10.6%, Singapore 6.2%, Germany 4.5%, South Korea 4.3% (2015).

The most important imported products are:  electronic products, mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment, iron and steel, textile fabrics, grains, chemicals, plastic, and the countries from where the import is coming: China 16.2%, US 10.8%, Japan 9.6%, Singapore 7%, South Korea 6.5%, Thailand 6.4%, Malaysia 4.8%, Indonesia 4.4% (2015).

Renewable energies used in Philippines

As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Philippines, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 20.8% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).

To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 11.1% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).

Telecommunication data of Philippines, calling code

To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Philippines; good international radiotelephone and submarine cable services; domestic and interisland service adequatedomestic: telecommunications infrastructure includes the following platforms: fixed line, mobile cellular, cable TV, over-the-air TV, radio and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), fiber-optic cable, and satellite for redundant international connectivityinternational: country code - 63; a series of submarine cables together provide connectivity to the US, and to countries like Hong Kong, Guam, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others; multiple international gateways (2015).

Transport infrastructure in Philippines

In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.

The number of airports in Philippines: 247 (2013), and the number of heliports: 2 (2013).

The total length of the roadways in Philippines: total: 216,387 km, paved: 61,093 km, unpaved: 155,294 km (2014).

The total length of the waterways in Philippines: 3,219 km (limited to vessels with draft less than 1.5 m) (2011).


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Facts about Philippines

Name of the country: conventional long form: Republic of the Philippines, conventional short form: Philippines, local long form: Republika ng Pilipinas, local short form: Pilipinas, etymology: named in honor of King Phillip II of Spain by Spanish explorer Ruy LOPEZ de VILLALOBOS, who visited some of the islands in 1543.

Abbrevation: Philippines Geographic coordinates:
13 00 N, 122 00 E
Location: Southeast Asia
Capital of Philippines: Manila GPS of the Capital:
14 36 N 120 58 E
Position: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
Land area: total: 300,000 sq km; land: 298,170 sq km, water: 1,830 sq km Terrain: mostly mountains with narrow to extensive coastal lowlands
Area comparative: slightly less than twice the size of Georgia; slightly larger than Arizona
Population: 102,624,209 (July 2016 estimate) Population grow rate: 1.59% (2016 estimate) Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.04 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.04 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.03 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.84 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.72 male(s) / female, total population: 1.01 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)
Exports: $38.2 billion (2016 estimate), $43.28 billion (2015 estimate) Imports: $60.95 billion (2016 estimate), $64.97 billion (2015 estimate) Import partners: China 16.2%, US 10.8%, Japan 9.6%, Singapore 7%, South Korea 6.5%, Thailand 6.4%, Malaysia 4.8%, Indonesia 4.4% (2015)
Urbanization: urban population: 44.4% of total population (2015) Major urban area(s): MANILA (capital) 12.946 million; Davao 1.63 million; Cebu City 951,000; Zamboanga 936,000 (2015) Median age: total: 23.4 years; male: 22.9 years, female: 23.8 years (2016 estimate)
Internet users: total: 41.106 million. Percent of population: 40.7% (July 2015 estimate) Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 3.039 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (July 2015 estimate) Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 120.255 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 119 (July 2015 estimate)
Unemployment rate: 6.6% (2016 estimate) Nationality: Filipino(s) adjective: Philippine National holidays: Independence Day, 12 June (1898)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 69.2 years. Male: 65.7 years, female: 72.9 years (2016 estimate) Total fertility rate: 3.06 children born / woman (2016 estimate) Birthrate: 24 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 96.3%; male: 95.8%, female: 96.8% (2015 estimate) Legal system: mixed legal system of civil, common, Islamic, and customary law Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal
Industries: electronics assembly, garments, footwear, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, wood products, food processing, petroleum refining, fishing Industrial production growth rate:  6.8% (2016 estimate) GDP real growth rate: 6.4% (2016 estimate) 5.9% (2015 estimate) 6.2% (2014 estimate)

 

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