A number of units of measurement were used in the Philippines to measure various quantities including mass, area, and capacity. The metric system has been compulsory in the country since 1860, during the late Spanish colonial period.[1] A mixture of Spanish units and indigenous units were used alongside American units in the 1900s.


Measurements of Mass[1]


Measurements of Length


Measurements of Volume:[1]


  1. ^ a b c Washburn, E.W. (1926). International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology. Vol. 1. New York: McGraw–Hill Book Company, Inc. p. 10. Retrieved 8 February 2015.