Top 10 Most Populous Areas in Cebu according to PSA

Here’s the list of ten most populated cities and municipalities in Cebu based on the demography as of 01 May 2020 presented by the Philippine Statistics Authority on their website.

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Cebu has three Highly Urbanized Cities (HUC) namely, Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City and Mandaue City that took the first three spots in the most populated areas in Cebu.

Most Populated Areas in Cebu according to PSA

  1. Cebu City- 964,169
  2. Lapu-Lapu City- 497,604
  3. Mandaue City- 364,116
  4. Talisay City- 263,048
  5. Toledo City- 207,314
  6. Danao City- 156,321
  7. Liloan- 153,197
  8. Minglanilla- 151,002
  9. Consolacion- 148,012
  10. Carcar City- 136,453

Generally, the total Population of Cebu excluding the three HUCs is 3,325,385 with a Population density of 673 persons per sq. km.

Population growth rate (PGR) of Cebu province is at 2.63 percent becoming the fastest growing province in Region VII.

In the demography provided they also have the Most Populous Barangays in Cebu.

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Top 10 Most Populous Barangays in Cebu

  1. Basak, Lapu-Lapu City
  2. Guadalupe, Cebu City
  3. Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City
  4. Tisa, Cebu City
  5. Lahug (Pob.), Cebu City
  6. Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City
  7. Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City
  8. Yati, Liloan
  9. Talamban, Cebu City
  10. Labangon, Cebu City

Cebu was also the most populated province in Central Visayas in the 2000 Census of Population and Housing with a total population of 2,377,588 persons and second only to the province of Pangasinan, for the most populated province in the Philippines.

Colon, Cebu City | Photo from Unsplash

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Marel Baluyos
Marel Baluyos
"Cebu is my always."

Chemical Engineer / Associate Editor | Bantayan Island, Cebu

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