Population Growth in the Philippines

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Introduction This research paper, Philippine Environment: Trends and Issues, aims to deliver summarized though informative information about our nation’s environment. It aims to inform decision making, research, and discussion on environmental conditions in Philippines, environmental issues of current and ongoing concern, environmental pressures of interest, and changes by drawing together up-to-date environmental data and analysis from both official and trustworthy sources. It also aims to support the review of progress towards environmental goals, changes in environmental conditions, and levels of environmental pressure. “Philippine Environment: Trends and Issues” comprises an issue. This issue explores something about environment…show more content…
The census counts up to the barangay level were made official with the signing by President Benigno S. Aquino III of Proclamation No. 362 on March 30, 2012. The 2010 population is higher by 15.83 million compared to the 2000 population of 76.51 million. In 1990, the total population was 60.70 million. The Philippine population increased at the rate of 1.90 percent annually, on the average, during the period 2000-2010. This means that there were two persons added per year for every 100 persons in the population. Reference Period | Average Annual Growth Rate for the Philippines (in percent) | 2000-2010 | 1.90 | 1990-2000 | 2.34 | Population Density by Statistical Local Area CALABARZON, NCR, and Central Luzon comprise more than one-third of the total population Among the 17 regions, CALABARZON (Region IVA) had the largest population with 12.61 million, followed by the National Capital Region (NCR) with 11.86 million and Central Luzon (Region III) with 10.14 million. The population of these three regions together comprised more than one-third (37.47 percent) of the Philippine population. Cavite topped in population size Among the provinces, Cavite had the largest population with 3.09 million. Bulacan had the second largest with 2.92 million and Pangasinan had the third largest with 2.78 million. Six other provinces surpassed the two million mark: Laguna (2.67 million);
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