Philippines has a population of 96 million people, and a land mass of 298 000 km2. Life expectancy is 68 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 2951, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 6.9%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 304.9 billion.
Philippines is ranked at place 99 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Philippines is ranked at place 95, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Philippines in 2016 were NOK 639 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Philippines at a value of 306 million.