The PHILIPPINES

historical demographical data of the administrative division


PROVINCEcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2000c1995c1990c1980pe1975c1970c1960c1960c1948c1948e1939e1939e1932e1887codecodecoderegionparticularsvariants of the name
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AbraBangued39761535196,0184,7160,0147,0145,5115,0115,287,086,688,087,896,037,8ABABRRP01CARmerged temporarily with Ilocos Sur from 1908-1917
Agusan del NorteButuan25901000514,5465,0365,0301,0278,1177,0271,089,0126,464,099,059,0ANAGNRP02Region 10split from Agusan on 1967.06.17 (Agusan itself was a split from Surigao on 1907.08.20)
Agusan del SurProsperidad89663462514,7421,0265,0213,0174,794,038,035,0ASAGSRP03Region 10split from Agusan on 1967.06.17 (Agusan itself was a split from Surigao on 1907.08.20)
AklanKalibo1818702410,5380,5325,0293,0263,4226,0226,2197,0177,0AKAKLRP04Region 6split from Capiz on 1956.04.25
AlbayLegazpi25549861005,3903,0809,0729,0674,0515,0515,0395,0394,7334,0432,5427,0246,0ALALBRP05Region 5
AntiqueSan Jose de Buenavista2523974431,7406,4345,0308,0289,2238,0238,4234,0233,5199,0199,4205,0106,0AQANTRP06Region 6
ApayaoKabugao83,7APAPCAR
AuroraBaler32401251159,6139,6107,0AUAURRPG8Region 4split from Quezon on 1979.08.13
BasilanIsabela1372530295,6243,1201,0171,0156,0110,057,00,6BSBASRP22Region 9
BataanBalanga1373530491,5425,8323,0263,0216,2145,0145,393,092,986,085,577,049,3BABANRP07Region 3
BatanesBasco2108114,215,012,012,011,410,010,311,010,710,09,511,00,5BNBTNRP08Region 2split from Cayagan in 1909
BatangasBatangas316512221658,61467,81174,01032,0926,3681,0681,4510,0510,2442,0442,0450,0308,1BTBTGRP09Region 4
BenguetLa Trinidad26551025540,7485,5355,0302,0263,6184,0110,0122,09,3BGBENRP10CARsplit from Mountain on 1966.08.18
BiliranNaval555214132,248,7BIBIRegion 8split from Leyte on 1992.05.11
BoholTagbilaran41181590994,4948,3806,0759,0683,3592,0592,2553,0553,4492,0491,6474,0277,4BOBOHRP11Region 7
BukidnonMalaybalay82933202940,4844,0632,0533,0414,8194,0194,463,063,558,057,664,0BKBUKRP12Region 10split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
BulacanMalolos262510141784,41505,21096,0900,0863,4515,0555,8395,0411,4319,0332,8330,0264,4BUBULRP13Region 3
CagayanTuguegarao90033476895,1830,0711,0644,0581,2445,0445,3311,0311,1292,0292,3251,070,9CGCAGRP14Region 2
Camarines NorteDaet2113816439,2391,0308,0288,0262,2188,0188,1104,0103,798,098,369,029,0CNCANRP15Region 5split from Ambos Camarines on 1917.03.10
Camarines SurPili526820341432,61305,91099,01024,0948,4820,0819,6554,0553,7386,0385,7289,088,7CSCASRP16Region 5split from Ambos Camarines on 1917.03.10
CamiguinMambajao2308968,064,057,053,053,945,070,041,0CMCAMRP17Region 10split from Misamis Oriental on 1966.08.18
CapizRoxas26341017624,5584,1492,0446,0394,0315,0315,1245,0441,9229,0405,3387,0197,0CPCAPRP18Region 6
CatanduanesVirac1513584202,5187,0175,0173,0162,3156,0156,3112,0112,199,0CTCATRP19Region 5split from Albay on 1945.09.26
CaviteTrece Martires12874971610,31152,5771,0628,0520,2378,0378,1263,0262,6239,0238,6208,069,8CVCAVRP20Region 4
CebuCebu508919642921,12645,72092,01818,01634,21333,01332,81123,01123,11068,01068,11130,0518,0CBCEBRP21Region 7
CotabatoKidapawan67422535862,7764,0565,0472,01136,0279,01029,187,0439,750,0298,9227,0NCNCORP57Region 12split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29North Cotabato
DavaoTagum812731391191,41055,0725,0590,0442,5263,0893,091,0364,960,0292,6143,0DVDAVRP24Region 11split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29; split from Davao on 1967.05.18Davao del Norte
Davao del SurDigos637724631683,91482,61134,0936,0785,4498,0205,0172,0DSDASRP25Region 11split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29; split from Davao on 1967.05.18
Davao OrientalMati51641994413,5394,7340,0299,0248,0133,068,061,0DODAORP26Region 11split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29; split from Davao on 1967.05.18
Eastern SamarBorongan43411676362,3329,3321,0287,0271,0238,0198,0154,0ESEASRP23Region 8split from Samar on 1965.06.19
GuimarasJordan604233126,5GUGURegion 6split from Iloilo on 1992.05.11
IfugaoLagawe2517972149,6147,3111,0105,092,577,050,069,0IFIFURP27CARsplit from Mountain on 1966.08.18
Ilocos NorteLaoag33981312482,7461,7391,0372,0343,4287,0287,3251,0251,5238,0237,6290,0148,2INILNRP28Region 1
Ilocos SurVigan2580996545,4519,9444,0420,0385,1338,0338,1276,0276,3272,0271,5287,0114,7ISILSRP29Region 1
IloiloIloilo532518221749,61765,51434,01313,01168,0966,0966,3816,0816,4744,0744,0665,0500,0IIILIRP30Region 6
IsabelaIlagan1066641181160,71080,3871,0730,0648,1442,0442,1264,0264,5220,0219,9149,039,4IBISARP31Region 2split on 1995.02.20 into Isabela del Norte and Isabela del Sur
Kalinga-ApayaoTabuk70472721154,1211,8185,0163,0136,290,056,047,018,0KAKALRP32CARsplit from Mountain on 1966.08.18; split on 1995.02.14 into Kalinga and Apayao
La UnionSan Fernando1492576597,4548,7453,0415,0373,7293,0293,3237,0237,3208,0207,7212,0115,9LULUNRP36Region 1Amburayan (later merged into Mountain province) split from La Union on 1901.06.11
LagunaSanta Cruz17596801631,11370,2973,0804,0699,7472,0472,1321,0321,2280,0279,5259,0141,9LGLAGRP33Region 4
Lanao del NorteIligan31151194713,8614,1461,0381,0349,9271,0270,6132,0343,999,0243,4121,0LNLANRP34Region 12split from Lanao on 1959.05.22; Lanao split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
Lanao del SurMarawi38501495686,2599,6405,0500,0455,5378,0378,3212,0144,0LSLASRP35Region 12split from Lanao on 1959.05.22; Lanao split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
LeyteTacloban626822061511,31486,51303,01203,01110,6963,01173,0819,01006,9743,0915,9791,0278,5LELEYRP37Region 8
MaguindanaoMaganoy52981961809,0757,7537,0478,0377,0245,0137,0MGMAGRP56Region 12split from Cotabato on 1973.11.22
ManilaManila3782469454,09201,05926,04970,01330,82462,01138,61569,0983,9994,0623,5377,0MQMNLRP38Metropolitan Manila Area (NCR)metropolitan area split from Rizal on 1975.11.08
MarinduqueBoac958370199,9185,5174,0163,0144,1115,0114,686,085,882,081,875,0MBMADRP39Region 4split from Tayabas on 1920.02.21; Mindoro merged in 1902 and split from Marinduque on 1921.02.20
MasbateMasbate40481563653,9599,9585,0533,0492,9336,0336,0211,0211,1182,0182,589,0MMMASRPD9Region 5merged with Sorsogon in 1905; split from Sorsogon on 1920.12.15
Mindoro OccidentalMamburao58792270337,2282,6222,0186,0144,084,084,343,0167,739,0131,695,0MCMDCRP40Region 4split from Mindoro on 1950.06.13
Mindoro OrientalCalapan43641685608,6550,0447,0389,0328,4229,0229,0125,092,037,6MRMDRRP41Region 4split from Mindoro on 1950.06.13
Misamis OccidentalOroquieta1940749459,0424,0386,0356,0319,9248,0248,4208,0207,6210,0210,199,0MDMSCRP42Region 10split from Misamis on 1929.11.02/1939.11.28; split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
Misamis OrientalCagayan de Oro356913781015,9865,0690,0560,0472,8344,0388,6300,0369,7173,0213,8164,0MNMSRRP43Region 10split from Misamis on 1929.11.02/1939.11.28; split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
Mountain ProvinceBontoc2098810130,8116,5103,094,093,186,0435,862,0278,159,0296,9322,07,8MTMOURP44CARformed 1908.08.13 by merging Amburayan, Apayao, Benuet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga and Lepanto
Negros OccidentalBago792530602434,22256,91930,01786,01503,81332,01332,31039,01038,8825,0824,9524,0226,0NDNECRPH3Region 6in 1986 there was a temporary split by Negros del Norte
Negros OrientalDumaguete540220861025,2925,3819,0740,0715,2538,0597,8386,0443,5335,0394,7360,0NRNERRP46Region 7
Northern SamarCatarman34981351454,2383,7379,0355,0306,1262,0228,0757,2155,0546,3502,0NSNSARP67Region 8split from Samar on 1965.06.19
Nueva EcijaPalayan528420401505,81312,61069,0948,0851,3608,0608,4468,0467,8417,0416,8300,093,0NENUERP47Region 3
Nueva VizcayaBayombong39041507335,0301,2242,0279,0222,0114,0138,183,082,778,078,547,026,4NVNUVRP48Region 2
PalawanPuerto Princesa148965751640,5528,3372,0300,0236,6163,0162,7106,0106,394,093,791,0PLPLWRP49Region 4Paragua
PampangaSan Fernando21818421635,81532,71182,01042,0907,3617,0617,3416,0416,6375,0375,3341,0207,2PMPAMRP50Region 3
PangasinanLingayen536920732178,42020,31636,01520,01386,11124,01124,1921,0920,5742,0742,5748,0252,9PNPANRP51Region 1
QuezonLucena870733621537,71372,41129,01116,0983,3654,0653,4417,0416,7359,0358,6280,0103,3QZQUERPH2Region 4Tayabas
QuirinoCabarroquis30571180131,1114,183,024,0QRQUIRP68Region 2split from Nueva Vizcaya on 1971.09.10
RizalPasig13095051312,5980,2556,0414,02844,7174,01456,4106,0673,188,0444,8304,0RIRIZRP53Region 4formed 1901.06.11 by merging a part of Manila and absorbing Morong district
RomblonRomblon1357524244,7227,6193,0182,0167,1132,0131,7109,0108,899,099,485,0ROROMRP54Region 4merged temporarily with Capiz from 1907-1917 and again in 1946
SamarCatbalogan55912159588,4533,7501,0478,0442,2369,0868,0331,0237,0183,0SMSAMRP55Region 8split from Samar on 1965.06.19Western Samar (from 1965-1969)
SaranganiAlabel29801151367,0SGSGRegion 11split from South Cotabato on 1992.03.16
SiquijorSiquijor34413373,873,870,069,060,057,060,0SQSIGRP69Region 7split from Negros Oriental on 1972.01.08
SorsogonSorsogon2142827591,9523,0501,0447,0427,0348,0347,8291,0291,1248,0247,7236,0SRSORRP58Region 5
South CotabatoKoronadal76451733948,31072,6770,0587,0466,1295,0103,0 58,0SCSCORP70Region 11split from Cotabato on 1966.08.18
Southern LeyteMaasin1735670317,6321,9296,0276,0251,4210,0188,0173,0SLSLERP59Region 8split from Leyte on 1959.05.22
Sultan KudaratIsulan42881820522,2435,9304,0239,078,05,054,0SKSUKRP71Region 12split from Cotabato on 1973.11.22
SuluJolo1600618536,0470,0360,0240,0425,6248,0326,9182,0240,8201,0247,1228,0100,0SUSLURP60Region 9split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
Surigao del NorteSurigao27401058442,2426,0363,0298,0238,7195,0195,0155,0265,0126,0225,9162,0SNSUNRP61Region 10split from Surigao on 1960.06.19
Surigao del SurTandag45531758471,3452,1378,0302,0258,7165,0165,0110,0100,0SSSURRP62Region 11split from Surigao on 1960.06.19
TarlacTarlac30541179945,8859,7689,0641,0559,7427,0426,6327,0327,0264,0264,4227,057,7TRTARRP63Region 3
Tawi-TawiBato-Bato1087420250,7228,2195,0143,079,059,046,0TTTAWRP72Region 9split from Sulu on 1973.09.11
ZambalesIba37141434569,3563,0444,0416,0343,0213,0213,4138,0138,5107,0106,9111,080,2ZMZMBRP64Region 3
Zamboanga del NorteDipolog66182555770,7673,8588,0491,0409,4282,0281,4168,0521,9139,0356,0195,0ZNZANRP65Region 9split from Zamboanga on 1952.06.06; split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
Zamboanga del SurPagadian805231091728,41544,21184,01003,01034,0586,0742,2244,0160,0ZSZASRP66Region 9split from Zamboanga on 1952.06.06; split from Moro (which was formed in 1903) on 1916.08.29
TOTAL:Manila30410611586468610,261942,048099,042068,036711,527088,027087,519236,019234,216004,016000,313633,05053,0
other division:SL
REGIONcreation of regions started in 1972
National Capital RegionManila6362469932,69454,05926,0NCR or IV-A
IlocosSan Fernando1284049584200,53809,93544,01 or I
Cagayan ValleyTuguegarao26838103622813,22536,02220,02 or II
Central LuzonSan Fernando1823170398030,96932,64794,03 or III
Southern TagalogQuezon469241811711793,79940,75193,04 or IV, or IV-B
BicolLegazpi1763368084674,94325,33467,05 or V
Western VisayasIloilo2022378086208,75776,94532,06 or VI
Central VisayasCebu1495257735701,15014,63789,07 or VII
Eastern VisayasTacloban2143282753610,43366,92813,08 ot VIII
Western MindanaoZamboanga1599761773091,22794,72447,09 or IX
Northern MindanaoCagayan de Oro1403354182747,62483,32746,010 or X
Southern MindanaoDavao27141104795189,34604,23311,011 or XI
Central MindanaoCotabato1437355492598,22359,812 or XII
Cordillera Administrative Region1829470631365,21254,8CARcreated on 1987.07.15
Autonomous Region in Muslim MindanaoSultan Kudarat1160844822412,22020,9ARMMcreated on 1989.11.26
Caraga1884772772095,41942,713 or XIII
statistical adjustments:33,89243,0
TOTAL:Manila30000011583076498,768617,348099,0

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File created on 2001.07.03; revised on 2002.06.04; last modified on 2002.09.18 by Jan Lahmeyer

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