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Soils of the Country




Estimated Area of Philippines Soils



Suborder Level (1:1,000,000 Soil Map)
Suborder Luzon Visayas Mindanao Total
Area(km2) % Area(km2) % Area(km2) % Area(km2) %
Udalfs 12,653.22 4.218 7,610.56 2.537 14,621.94 4.874 34,885.72 11.629
Ustalfs 4,786.56 1.596 63.84 0.021 no value - 4,850.40 1.617
Udands 340.33 0.113 58.21 0.019 no value - 398.54 0.133
Aquents 1,839.98 0.613 1,603.74 0.535 1,264.77 0.422 4,708.49 1.570
Arents 206.12 0.069 no value - no value - 206.12 0.069
Fluvents 3,715.57 1.239 8.22 0.003 no value - 3,723.79 1.241
Orthents 384.16 0.128 1,333.25 0.444 601.91 0.201 2,319.32 0.773
Psamments 1,577.03 0.526 558.77 0.186 2,313.84 0.771 4,449.64 1.483
Fibrist no value - 3.42 0.001 no value - 3.42 0.001
Aquepts 1,701.63 0.567 2,007.07 0.669 2,476.82 0.826 6,185.52 2.062
Tropepts 76,493.83 25.498 18,056.07 6.019 45,791.39 15.264 140,341.29 46.781
Aquolls 2.74 0.001 no value - 63.68 0.021 66.42 0.022
Rendolls no value - 4,765.33 1.588 no value - 4,765.33 1.588
Udolls 1,387.35 0.462 1,209.99 0.403 no value - 2,597.34 0.866
Ustolls 93.13 0.031 105.45 0.035 no value - 198.58 0.066
Ustox 243.09 0.081 97.92 0.033 26.02 0.009 367.03 0.122
Udox no value - 32.18 0.011 no value - 32.18 0.011
Humults 245.15 0.082 no value - no value - 245.15 0.082
Udults 52,007.07 17.336 8,022.10 2.674 18,646.34 6.215 78,675.51 26.225
Ustults 2,181.00 0.727 32.87 0.011 no value - 2,213.87 0.738
Uderts 186.26 0.062 138.32 0.046 304.04 0.101 628.62 0.210
Usterts 6,609.42 2.203 93.13 0.031 no value - 6,702.55 2.234
w/o Label 834.05 0.278 489.61 0.163 110.25 0.037 1,433.91 0.478
Total 167,487.69 55.83 46,290.05 15.43 86,221.00 28.74 299,998.74 100.00


- Figures may not tally because of rounding.



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