Country Insights
The Philippines has a population of 105 million. The country is moving towards universal health coverage. The coverage aims to provide comprehensive health care and insurance for all Filipinos.

The healthcare system in the Philippines is of a high standard. Medical staff are expertly trained though facilities and infrastructure are less impressive. The quality of the state-subsidised public healthcare varies widely between rural and urban areas. The Philippines has one of the highest birthrates in Asia.
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Population: 104.9 million
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Life Expectancy: 69.1
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Spend on healthcare % of GDP : 4.41%
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Fertility rate: 2.92%

Age groups

0-14: 33.39%
15-24: 19.16%
25-54: 36.99%
55-64: 5.97%
65 years and over: 4.49%

Hospitals

721 – Public
1,071 – Private

Health spending averages per person USD

$127

Total spend on healthcare local currency

712.3 Billion PHP

No. of healthcare workers

460,000
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