Meaning of STATISTICS: PHILIPPINES in English

STATISTICS: PHILIPPINES

Philippines Official name: Republika ng Pilipinas (Pilipino); Republic of the Philippines (English). Form of government: unitary republic with two legislative houses (Senate ; House of Representatives ). Chief of state and head of government: President. Capital: Quezon City/Manila{2}. Official languages: Pilipino; English. Official religion: none. Monetary unit: 1 Philippine peso ( ) = 100 centavos; valuation (Sept. 25, 1998) 1 U.S.$ = 43.78; 1 = 74.54. Demography Population (1998): 73,131,000. Density (1998): persons per sq mi 631.2, persons per sq km 243.7. Urban-rural (1997): urban 56.0%; rural 44.0%. Sex distribution (1996): male 50.29%; female 49.71%. Age breakdown (1996): under 15, 35.9%; 15-29, 28.8%; 30-44, 19.4%; 45-59, 10.2%; 60-74, 4.6%; 75 and over, 1.1%. Population projection: (2000) 76,320,000; (2010) 91,851,000. Doubling time: 30 years. Ethnic composition (by mother tongue of households; 1995): Pilipino (Tagalog) 29.3%; Cebuano 23.3%; Ilocano 9.3%; Hiligaynon Ilongo 9.1%; Bicol 5.7%; Waray 3.8%; Pampango 3.0%; Pangasinan 1.8%; other 14.7%. Religious affiliation (1990): Roman Catholic 82.9%; Protestant 5.4%; Muslim 4.6%; Aglipayan (Philippine Independent Church) 2.6%; other 4.5%. Major cities (1995): Quezon City 1,989,419; Manila 1,654,761; Caloocan 1,023,159; Davao 960,910{3}; Cebu 688,196{3}; Zamboanga 464,466{3}. Vital statistics Birth rate per 1,000 population (1997): 28.7 (world avg. 25.0); (1982) legitimate 93.9%; illegitimate 6.1%. Death rate per 1,000 population (1997): 5.8 (world avg. 9.3). Natural increase rate per 1,000 population (1997): 22.9 (world avg. 15.7). Total fertility rate (avg. births per childbearing woman; 1997); 3.7. Life expectancy at birth (1997): male 66.0 years; female 70.0 years. Major causes of death per 100,000 population (1992): heart disease 64.3; pneumonia 57.9; tuberculosis 25.0; accidents 19.6. National economy Budget (1996). Revenue: 417,216,000,000 (taxes on goods and services 31.4%, income taxes 31.2%, international duties 24.7%, nontax revenues 12.7%). Expenditures: 415,557,000,000 (education 18.3%, general public administration 17.2%, debt service 16.7%, utilities and infrastructure 10.9%). Public debt (external, outstanding; 1996): U.S.$27,937,000. Production (metric tons except as noted). Agriculture, forestry, fishing (1996): sugarcane 26,000,000, rice 11,283,570, coconuts 10,000,000, corn (maize) 4,151,332, bananas 3,292,387, pineapples 1,476,879; livestock (number of live animals) 9,025,950 pigs, 6,400,000 goats, 2,841,277 buffalo, 115,782,000 chickens; roundwood (1995) 39,857,000 cu m; fish catch (1995) 2,259,234. Mining and quarrying (1996): coal 1,047,336; nickel ore 378,921; copper concentrate 188,442; silver 19,202 kg; gold 10,605 kg. Manufacturing (gross value added in '000,000; 1995){4}: food products 176,200; petroleum and coal products 36,900; chemicals 35,700; footwear and clothing 30,400. Construction (private, authorized; 1996): residential 31,162,071,000; nonresidential 63,128,161,000. Energy production (consumption): electricity (kW-hr; 1994) 26,425,000,000 (26,425,000,000); coal (metric tons; 1994) 1,733,000 (2,503,000); crude petroleum (barrels; 1994) 2,186,000 (90,808,000); petroleum products (metric tons; 1994) 11,350,000 (12,559,000). Household income and expenditure (1992). Average household size (1995) 5.1; income per family (1994) 83,160 (U.S.$3,150); sources of income: wages 45.7%, business profits 42.5%, self-employment 8.4%, transfers 3.4%; expenditure: food, beverages, and tobacco 57.7%, household furnishings and operations 13.5%, transportation 5.0%, fuel and power 4.1%, clothing 3.7%. Gross national product (1996): U.S.$83,298,000,000 (U.S.$1,160 per capita). Population economically active (1995): total 28,382,000; activity rate 40.4% (participation rates: ages 15-64, 65.6%; female 37.4%; unemployed 9.5%). Tourism (1995): receipts U.S.$2,450,000,000; expenditures U.S.$422,000,000. Foreign trade{5} Imports (1996): U.S.$32,426,930,000 (machinery and transport equipment 29.8%, electronic materials and components 19.8, mineral fuels and lubricants 9.3%, iron and steel 4.4%, textile yarns and fabrics 3.6%). Major import sources: Japan 22.0%; United States 19.6%; Singapore 5.4%; Saudi Arabia 5.2%; South Korea 5.2%. Exports (1996): U.S.$20,542,550,000 (electronics 39.9%, garments 11.8%, coconut oil 2.8%, ignition wiring sets 2.3%, computer peripherals 2.3%, woodcraft and furniture 2.2%). Major export destinations: United States 33.9%; Japan 17.9%; Singapore 6.0%; The Netherlands 5.4%; Hong Kong 4.2%. Transport Transport. Railroads (1996): route length 897 km; passenger-km 70,000,000; metric ton-km cargo 1,476,000. Roads (1994): total length 161,035 km (paved 17%). Vehicles (1995): passenger cars 609,000; trucks and buses 221,900. Air transport (1996){6}: passenger-km 12,854,000,000; metric ton-km cargo 328,817,000; airports (1996) with scheduled flights 21. Education and health Educational attainment (1990). Percentage of population age 25 and over having: no grade completed 6.7%; elementary education 46.9%; secondary 24.3%; postsecondary 11.0%; college 10.6%; not stated 0.5%. Literacy (1995): total population age 15 and over literate 94.6%; males literate 95.0%; females literate 94.3%. Health: physicians (1993) 78,445 (1 per 849 persons); hospital beds (1993) 77,434 (1 per 860 persons); infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births (1997) 36. Food (1995): daily per capita caloric intake 2,395 (vegetable products 85%, animal products 15%); 106% of FAO recommended minimum requirement. Military Total active duty personnel (1996): 107,500 (army 63.3%, navy 21.4%, air force 15.3%). Military expenditure as percentage of GNP (1994): 1.9% (world 3.0%); per capita expenditure U.S.$19. {1} Includes 43 vacant seats. {2} And other Manila suburbs of the National Capital Region. {3} 1994. {4} Manufacturing firms with 10 or more workers. {5} Import figures are f.o.b. in balance of trade and c.i.f. for commodities and trading partners. {6} Philippines Airlines only.

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