Cotabato Province

Philippine Statistics Authority
Chief Statistical Specialist - Cotabato Province


PSA-Cotabato Province 2019 Infographics

Cotabato Statistics

August 2015
Total Population 1,379,747
Population Growth Rate (2000-2015) 2.4
Population Count By LD  
     First District 525,690
     Second District 394,354
     Third District 459,703
Price Indices
January 2019
Consumer Price Index (2006=100) 127.2
Inflation Rate 5.2
Purchasing Power of Peso 0.79


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Cotabato Province Latest News

Press Release Issue # 47R12-PR-2021-05

Cotabato Province has a 1.5 Million Population based on the 2020 Census of Population and Housing

The Province of Cotabato (North Cotabato) has a total population of 1,490,618 as of May 1, 2020 based on the result of the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (2020 CPH) recently released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The population count was declared official for all purposes by the President of the Republic of the Philippines pursuant to Proclamation No. 1179 dated 06 July 2021.

Press ReleaseIssue # 47R12-PR-2021-04

PSA Cotabato Provincial Statistical Office to Conduct the 2021 July Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2021 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) – Visit 1

A total of 1,555 households in Cotabato Province were systematically drawn for the third quarter round of the 2021 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2021 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) Visit 1 which will start on July 8 until July 31, 2021.

The LFS is a nationwide quarterly survey of households conducted by the PSA to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. It aims to provide statistics on levels and trends of employment, unemployment and underemployment of the country, as a whole, and for each of the administrative regions.


The total volume of fisheries production (combined Inland Municipal and Aquaculture) in Cotabato Province posted a double digit increased by 18.37 percent during the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same quarter in 2020 (Table 1).

Inland Municipal produced 2,611.13 metric tons which indicated an 18.17 percent production increment while aquaculture production produced 134.36 metric tons or  22.47 percent increase compared to last year same quarter’s production (Figure 1).