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UK & Philippines Stats

The UK has a predominantly Christian population (71%) of 67 million while the Philippines has a predominantly Christian population (88.7%) of 109 Million.


There are some 120 to 187 languages spoken in the Philippines, depending on the method of classification. However, Tagalog (often referred to as Filipino) and English are both the official languages of the Philippines. Most education is taught in English.


Tagalog and English, in their purest forms, are completely different languages, coming from different parts of the world and there are no similarities in syntax and vocabulary.


The Philippines is an archipelago of around 7,641 islands. Of these around 2,000 are inhabited. The UK is an archipelago of over 6,000 islands. However, considering only those islands which are 0.2 hectares (half an acre) or more in area and are islands at all states of the tide, the British Isles totals about 4,400 islands of which about 210 are inhabited.


Some UK/Philippines comparisons

The Philippines is about 1.2 times bigger than the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Philippines is approximately 300,000 sq km, making Philippines 23% larger than United Kingdom.

United Kingdom
Capital: London
Population: 67,025,542
Surface Area: 243,610 km2
Currency: British pounds 
Religion: Mostly Christianity
Belongs to: CoE, EEA, G20, G7, G8, IMF, NATO, OECD, UN, OSCE

Capital: Manila
Population: 108,800,000
Surface Area: 300,000 km2
Currency: Philippine Pesos 
Religion: Mostly Christianity
Belongs to: ACD, ASEAN, IMF, UN