General profile: Philippines

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
109.581 Millions
49.624 PHP/US$
345 475 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 298 170 km²
2.63 %
-9.51 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-10.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
41 255
51 496
58 827
63 767
Merchandise imports
49 487
58 468
74 751
90 654
Merchandise trade balance
-8 233
-6 972
-15 924
-26 887
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %80 %80 %7 %7 %9 %9 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
9 9249 7249 6229 0863 7589 9249 7249 6229 0863 758
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Services exports
8 611
17 782
29 065
31 410
Services imports
6 463
12 017
23 610
18 331
Services trade balance
2 148
5 765
5 455
13 080
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
10.9
7.6
6.7
5.3
Travel
26.6
14.9
18.1
6.4
Other services
62.1
77.0
74.9
75.2
TRADE INDICES
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106114108114101100898376708668789391849181787170100969599101100938991919910195108110112112116112120122
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-9.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2020
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
GDP, current
103 072
199 591
292 774
345 475
GDP per capita, current US$
1 194
2 124
2 867
3 153
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.78
7.63
6.07
-9.51
Current account balance, % of GDP
1.93
3.60
2.48
3.76
Exchange rate (/US$)
55.085
45.110
45.503
49.624
GDP by expenditure in 2019
(as % of total GDP)
74.612.725.530.142.174.612.725.530.142.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2020
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
FDI inflows
1 850.94
1 298.47
4 446.58
(j) 6 542.26
FDI outflows
981.05
2 940.25
4 346.93
(j) 3 525.19
Personal remittances, % of GDP
13.32
10.80
10.18
10.11
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
34 913.335 167.533 809.032 809.831 142.029 799.428 690.826 716.824 609.723 053.621 556.619 959.518 850.716 437.415 496.113 732.611 468.010 239.09 735.08 760.06 924.06 5428 6716 6028 7046 9154 4475 2852 2802 4492 0431 2981 9901 5442 8242 9291 8516884911 5421952 240FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Balance, % of GDP
-9.72
-5.66
-6.19
-5.83
Balance, % of imports
-22.91
-17.20
-20.12
-20.64
Normalized balance
-0.129
-0.094
-0.112
-0.115
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
51626665585557545857605764677475
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2020
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
60%Male 60%Female
40%Female 40%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.318 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2020
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
7 008
7 033
6 195
6 590
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
20.64
23.95
28.72
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
5 588 702
7 210 441
7 505 487
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
47.67
26.77
42.91
49.01
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
45.81
31.63
27.47
25.47
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
j
Asset/liability basis.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 January 2022