Population Statistics

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December 2017

As of 1 August 2015, the Cordillera Administrative Region had a total population of 1,722,006 persons based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015). The total population based on the POPCEN 2015 is higher by 105,139 persons compared with the 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) count of 1,616,867 persons. The increase in the Cordillera’s population translated into an average population growth rate (PGR) of 1.2 percent annually during the period 2010 to 2015. This means that there were about 12 persons added per year for every 1,000 persons in the region. Read more about HIGHLIGHTS OF CORDILLERA POPULATION

November 2017

In 2015, the CAR household population reached 1.7 million. Senior citizens made up the 7.8 percent. It is 19.4 percent (21,954) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Among the provinces/city, the highest number of elders was recorded in Benguet with 22.9 percent of the total senior citizens in the region, followed by Abra with 19.1 percent, and Baguio City with 17.0 percent. Meanwhile, Apayao had the least number of elders and consequently the least share with 7.0 percent. Read more about Senior citizens reached 132 thousand in 2015

November 2017

The age-sex distribution of the population in 2010 showed that children aged 15 to 19 years comprised the largest age group with 11.2 percent of the household population. While in 2015, the largest group were children aged 0 to 4 years and aged 5 to 9 years, with each making up 10.5 percent of the household population. Followed by those in the age groups 10 to 14 years and 15 to 19 years both at 10.3 percent of the household population.Both in 2010 and 2015, men dominated the women in the age group 0 to 59 years. Women, on the other hand, outnumbered the men in the older age group 60 years and over. Read more about Highlights of the 2015 Census of Population: Women and Men

November 2017

Out of the 1.2 million household population of persons aged 15 years and over in the Cordillera, 48,800 were overseas workers. Those 25 to 29 years old made up the largest age group with 11,598 overseas workers. This age group comprised 24 percent of the total overseas workers. Followed by those in age group 30 to 34 years at 22 percent or 10,527 overseas workers.Aged 45 years and over comprised 18.0 percent or 8,799 overseas workers. The age bracket 35 to 39 years came next with 16 percent or 8,005 overseas workers. Other age groups only comprised less than 11 percent each. Read more about Highlights of the 2015 Census of Population: Overseas Workers

January 2017

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) remained the least populated region in the country from 2000 to 2015, comprising only 2 percent of the country’s household population.The region reached a household population of 1.71 million in 2015. That is 103 thousand higher than the 1.61 million household population reported in 2010, and 354 thousand more than the registered 1.36 million household population of the region in 2000. Read more about Highlights of the Cordillera 2015 Household Population, Number of Households, and Average Household Size