Filipino Culture

Population Statistics

The Philippines

Population

102,624,209

[July 2016 est.]

Language

Tagalog

Filipino [official]

English [official]

Bisaya

Ilokano

Zamboangueño Chavacano

Religion

Catholic Christianity 82.9%
Islam 5.0%
Evangelical Christianity 2.8%
Other 9.2%
No Religion 0.1%

[Census, 2000]

Ethnicity

Tagalog 28.1%
Cebuano 13.1%
Ilocano 9.0%
Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%
Other 42.2%

[Census, 2000]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Filipino Ancestry

304,015 
[Census, 2016]

Filipinos in Australia

Population

232,386

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in the Philippines.

Median Age

39 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 38.7%
Female 61.3%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 75.1%
Christianity [not defined] 4.5%
Pentecostal Christianity 3.0%
Other Protestant 2.7%
Other Religion 8.4%
No Religion 3.6%
Not Stated 2.5%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Filipino 79.3%
Spanish 7.0%
Chinese 4.6%
English 2.0%
Other Ancestry 7.1%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Tagalog 43.6%
Filipino 28.3%
English 22.3%
Bisaya 1.6%
Other Languages 3.5%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 96.3% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 37.3%
Victoria 22.1%
Queensland 17.1%
Western Australia 13.3%
Other 10.4%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival in Australia

Prior to 2007 51.1%
2007 - 2011 22.7%
2012 - 2016 23.3%

[Census, 2016]

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