Rappler's latest stories on Philippine population
A research brief released by the UP Population Institute says 5.5 million Filipinos are most vulnerable to COVID-19 because aside from being among those aged 60 and above, they also have existing high-risk conditions
The Population Commission says this is indicative of family planning efforts 'yielding positive results'
According to a study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, the country is on its way to becoming an ageing society. What does this mean for Filipinos?
The Commission on Population also estimates that the Philippines' workforce will reach 70 million by the end of next year
Iloilo City has the highest number of Facebook users with 223.22%-334.83% of the population actively using the social media platform monthly, followed by Cebu City
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The Commission on Population projects around 4,965 Filipinos will be added per day or about 206 every hour in 2018
Among the 33 highly urbanized cities, Quezon City had the highest population with 2.94 million people in 2015, followed by Manila with 1.78 million, Davao City with 1.63 million, and Caloocan City with 1.58 million
Region IV A the National Capital Region and Region III are still the 3 most populous regions in the country
In the evening a cursory look at a mobile navigation app will show the Metro’s highways and streets splattered with blood red lines indicating heavy traffic
What should we expect from the latest population survey? Here s information you need to know
Islam is the Philippines second largest religion See its reach not only in Mindanao but also in other provinces
Other cities and municipalities make urban development difficult due to bureaucracy and lack of infrastructure says a new World Bank report
See the extent of the Roman Catholic religion s reach in the country
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippine population will swell by nearly 50M in 2045 even with the projected decline in the annual growth rate
UPDATED With the birth of a baby girl in the early hours of July 27 – the symbolic 100 millionth Filipino alive – the government reiterates its commitment to fight poverty
The health department says there are a total of 934 HIV cases in the country as of 2014 February registers an average of 15 16 new cases a day
While it is true that contraception and learning how to use them can dramatically reduce the risk of becoming pregnant there seems to be more to the issue than meets the eye
Over an 11 year period there was slight decline in smoking and drinking among young people but a significant drop in drug use a nationwide survey shows
Filipino youth and young adults are exploring new forms of sexual behaviors and activities a recent study on fertility and sexuality shows
Research shows that 90 of the women who have abortions are Catholic and that 70 have some high school education
President Aquino says bloated population numbers in 2009 may not make it comparable with the 2012 poverty data
Salas would have been disgusted by the noise with no substance He would have rushed to the politicians and [the] religious to tell them that abortions are ongoing as they speak and grandstand yet they don’t do anything