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 2988, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 6.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 313.5 billion.
Philippines is ranked at place 124 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Philippines is ranked at place 111, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Philippines in 2017 were NOK 461 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Philippines at a value of 360 million.