Population: 105,893,381 (July 2018 est.) Tagalog 28.1%, Bisaya/Binisaya 11.4%, Cebuano 9.9%, Ilocano 8.8%, Hiligaynon/Ilonggo 8.4%, Bikol/Bicol 6.8%, Waray 4%, other local ethnicity 26.1%, other foreign ethnicity .1% (2010 est.)
Religion: Roman Catholic 80.6%, Protestant 8.2% (includes Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches 2.7%, National Council of Churches in the Philippines 1.2%, other Protestant 4.3%), Muslim 5.6%, tribal religions .2%, other 1.9%, none .1% (2010 est.)
Local Broadcasts On 11 Different Stations
International Broadcasts To China & Southeast Asia
100% Christian Content
When China closed its doors to foreign missionaries in 1948, FEBC moved its Asian base of operations to the Philippines. FEBC’s first broadcasts over local station KZAS went on the air on June 4, 1948 in Manila. International broadcasts to China started on July 27, 1949 with the help of Chinese Filipino Christians and soon expanded to most of Southeast Asia. By the end of 1949, FEBC had 27 languages on the air.
FEBC-Philippines is now home to both a network of local broadcasting stations and two international transmitter sites at Iba and Bocaue.
“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in?
And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard?”
—Romans 10:14 NIV