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Differences between

The United Kingdom


&
The Philippines
Contents
• Quick Facts
• Main Areas: Philippines
• Main Areas: United Kingdom
• Features of the Land
• Economic Comparisons
• Infrastructure
• Conclusion
Facts United Kingdom The Philippines
Full Name: United Kingdom of Great Republic of the Philippines
Britain and Northern Ireland

Population: 61.6 million (UN, 2009) 92 million (UN, 2009)


Capital: London Manila
Area: 242,514 sq km 300,000 sq km
(93,638 sq miles) (115,831 sq miles)
Major Language: English Filipino, English
(both official)
Major Religion: Christianity Christianity
Life Expectancy: 77 years (men) 70 years (men)
82 years (women) (UN) 74 years (women)
Monetary Unit: 1 Pound Sterling = 100 Pence1 Philippine Peso = 100
Centavos
Main Export: Manufactured goods, Electrical Machinery,
Chemicals, Foodstuffs Clothing, Food and live
animals, Chemicals, Timber
Products
Republic of the
Philippines
3 Main Areas:

• Luzon
• Visayas
• Mindanao

United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern
Ireland
 4 Main Areas:
• England
• Scotland
• Wales
• Northern
Ireland
Features of the Land The Philippines United Kingdom
Total Renewable 479 cu km (2009) 160.6 cu km (2009)
Water Resources:
Natural Hazards: Astride typhoon belt, winter windstorms;
usually affected by 15 floods
and struck by five to
six cyclonic storms per
year; landslides; active
volcanoes; destructive
Environment – uncontrolled
earthquakes; tsunamis continues to reduce
Current Issues: deforestation greenhouse gas
especially in emissions By 2005 the
watershed areas; soil government reduced
erosion; air and water the amount of
pollution in major industrial and
urban centers; coral commercial waste
reef degradation; disposed of in landfill
increasing pollution of sites to 85% of 1998
coastal mangrove levels and recycled or
Economic Comparisons
The Philippines United Kingdom
Overview: Philippine GDP grew The UK, a leading
GDP (purchasing just
$324.4under 1% in
billion 2009 trading
(2009) power and
$2.128 trillion (2009)
power Real
GDP- Growth but
Parity): 0.9% the(2009)
economy financial center, is
-4.9% (2009)
GDP – Composition weathered
Rate: agriculture:the 2008- one
14.9% of the quintet
agriculture: 1.2% of
by Sector:
Labour Force: 09 global
industry:
37.89 recession
29.9%
million (2009) trillion
industry:dollar
23.8%
31.37 million (2009)
better
services:than55.1%
its economies
services: of Western
75% (2009)
Unemployment 7.5% (2009) 7.6% (2009)
regional
(2009) peers Europe
Rate:
Population Below 32.9% (2006) 14% (2006)
Poverty Line:
Infrastruct
ure
The Philippines United Kingdom
Airports: 254 (2010) 505 (2010)
Heliports: 2 (2010) 11 (2010)
Railways: 897 km total: 16,454 km
Roadways: total: 201,910 km total: 394,428 km
Waterways: 3,219 km; (limited to 3,200 km (620 km
vessels with draft less used for commerce)
than 1.5 m) (2008) (2008)
Conclusion
• The United Kingdom Exceeds The
Philippines in Various areas

• Philippines has a greater land area,


population and natural resources.

Philippines must overcome major


problems:
• Poverty
• Corruption
Thank You!