Emblem Philippinen
Honorary Consulate General
of the Republic of the Philippines
for Baden-Württemberg and Hesse

   

Facts and figures at a glance

Federal Republic of Germany

Republika ñg Pilipinas

Joachim Gauck

President

Benigno C. Aquino III

Berlin (3,4 Mio. inhabitants)

Capital

Manila (11,5 Mio. inhabitants)

3rd October

National holiday

12th June

357.023 km2

Surface area

299.764 km2

107.000 km2

Forested area

58.000 km2

Zugspitze (2.962 m)

Highest point

Mount Apo (2.954 m)

16 federal states

Administrative units

79 provinces

82,5 million

Population

84,2 million.

231 inhabitants per km2

Population density

281 inhabitants per km2

?0,05 %

Population growth

2,30%

15%

Inhabitants under the age of 15

36%

26.388 u

Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita

790 u

10,50%

Unemployment rate

10,90%

77 years

Live expectancy

69 years

99,10%

Literacy level

95,10%

33%

Catholics

82%

38%

Protestants (incl. Philippine Church)

10%

3%

Muslims

5%

541 cars per 1.000 inhabitants

Car ownership

31 cars per 1.000 inhabitants

229.000 km

Road network

42.419 km

18

Large airports

10

France

Most important trade partner

USA

127,7 litres per head

Beer consumption(1999)

32,5 litres per head

For more information:
Brochure ?Die Republik der Philippinen ? Ihr Erfolgsstandort in Südostasien? as download (PDF, 2,3 MB, German)