PHILIPPINES

Capital city:
Manila
Major urban areas:
Greater Manila, Cebu, Davao
Official Language:
English and Filipino (based on Tagalog)
Survey Language:
Tagalog and English
GDP (PPP):
$454.3 billion (2013 est.)
GDP – per capita (PPP):
$4,700 (2013 est.)
People:
Population:
107,668,231
Median age:
24 years (male: 23 years, female: 24 years)
Age Structure:
0-14 years: 34%
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15-24 years: 19%
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25-34 years: 16%
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35-44 years: 12%
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45-54 years: 9%
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55-64 years: 6%
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65 years and over: 4%
Gender Structure:
50 male, 50% female
Urban population:
49% of total population (2011)
Internet users:
44,200,540 (41% of population)
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions:
102,823,569
Facebook users:
29,890,900

Local hi-lights:
Philippines has high proportion of Roman Catholic (81%) and the culture influenced by Spanish due to historical colonization.

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It is an archipelago country and made up of 7,107 islands.

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Greater Manila has a significant influence on consumer good trends.