Population and demographics

The population of Iloilo is the biggest in the Western Visayas region with a total 2.3 million individuals. This abundance of human resource gives Iloilo an edge in attracting investments as investors are assured of highly skilled, trainable manpower.

*Based on 2015 censusProvince City
Total Population 1,936,423447,992
Growth rate1.34%1.02%

Age distribution Province of Iloilo

2 384 415

Iloilo’s total population


Iloilo’s literacy rate

27 000

 Number of graduates per year


The median age for workers

Age distribution City of Iloilo

Source: Philippines Statistics Authority, Provincial Statistics 2016