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Country Profile

Population (2011): 94.9 million
Capital: Manila
Area: 300,000 sq km
Main Languages: Filipino, English (both official) and eight majore dialects including Tagalog
Religions: Catholic 82.9%, Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)
Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)
GDP (2011): US$224.8 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$2,370
GDP growth (2011): 3.7%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 12.8%, Industry 31.5%, Services 55.7% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 49%
Life Expectancy (2011): 69 years
International dialing code: (+63)