||GMT +8 hours
||80.4 million (September 2002)
||Manila (population approximately 11
||Filipino (Tagalog) and English - both
official. English is the language of business
||Roman Catholic 84%, Philippine Independent
Church of Aglipayan 6%, Protestant 4%, Islam 4%
||PhP3.32 trillion ($75.5 billion).
GDP grew by 3.4% in 2001.
GDP grew by 4.6% in 2002
GDP target for 2003 4.2 - 5.2%
Source: Philippines Central Bank
|Weights and measurements
||Metric with a local system for some