Residents

Citizenship

Residents of Negros Oriental are mostly Filipinos.  Others include Chinese, British, Amercian, Algerian, German and others.

Citizenship and Total Number, 1990

Citizenship

Total Number

1.  Filipino

921,963

2.  Chinese

378

3.  British

188

4.  American

123

5.  Algerian

17

6.  German

13

7.  Japanese

13

8.  Indian

13

9.  Australian

12

10. Others

72

11. Not stated

464

Source:  1990 Census on Population

The table above provides the 1990 figures of the people residing in the province with their individiual citizenship. A big number of Chinese nationals residing in the province are naturalized Filipino citizens.  The same table shows that the second largest number of citizens in the province is Chinese, followed by British then by the Americans.  Australians are the least number of nationals living in Negros Oriental.