Cebu City · Population

Question: What is the population of Cebu City? Answer: Cebu City, Philippines (Administrative unit: Cebu) - last known population is ≈ 922 600 (year 2015). This was 0.916% of total Philippines population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2015 (+1.27%/year), Cebu City population in 2024 would be: 1 033 631*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1990-2000] +1.65 %/year
[2000-2010] +1.88 %/year
[2010-2015] +1.27 %/year


GPS coordinates: 10.309, 123.893

Local time in Cebu City: 11:56 Wednesday GMT+8.

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Cebu City on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1990c, 2000c, 2010c, 2015c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Philippine Statistics Authority | Republic of the Philippines
Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities. 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Archived
Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. PSA. xlsx, Census of Population (2015), Ret. 2016-06-20
2016 Philippine Statistical Yearbook, ISSN-0118-1564 PDF, 50 Mb, Table 1.3
Economic and Social Database,, actual population 2000, 2007, 2010, 2015
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).