|Mainland China: 12,254|
Hong Kong: 140,000
|Regions with significant populations|
|Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xiamen, Macau|
|Spanish, Filipino, English, other languages of the Philippines, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin)|
|Related ethnic groups|
There are a significant number of Filipinos in China consisting of migrants and expatriates from the Philippines to the People's Republic of China.
Many domestic workers from the Philippines have been coming to China to work as maids. Figures from the Philippines government in 2009 shows that mainland China has become the top destination for Filipino maids seeking work overseas as Chinese families are willing to employ them for better household services and for their fluency in the English language.
Main article: Filipinos in Hong Kong
There are around 140,000 Filipinos in Hong Kong, many of whom work as foreign domestic helpers.
Based on records from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, there were about 12,254 overseas Filipinos in mainland China. Most of them live in cities such as Beijing (2,492), Chongqing (164), Guangzhou (4,564), Shanghai (4,264) and Xiamen (7,707).