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Country Profile

Population (2014): 107.66 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 (2013): US$272.2 billion
GDP per capita (2013): US$4,700
GDP growth (2013): 6.8%
GDP contribution by sector (2013): Agriculture 11.2%, Industry 31.6%, Services 57.2%
Urban population (2011): 48.8%
Life Expectancy (2014): 72.48 years
International dialling code: (+63)