Bulacan

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Bulacan
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
CapitalMalolos
Total local government units
Cities3
Municipalities21
Barangays569
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)2,796.10 km2
(1,079.58 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,292,071
Density (2015)1,177 per km2
(3,049 per sq. mi)
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Bulacan is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Luzon region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Malolos.

The province has a land area of 2,796.10 square kilometers or 1,079.58 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,292,071 representing 29.35% of the total population of the Central Luzon region, 5.73% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 3.26% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,177 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,049 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Bulacan is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Quezon, Rizal, National Capital Region, Manila Bay, and Pampanga.

Local government units

Bulacan has 21 municipalities and 3 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 569.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Angatmun59,237
(1.80%)
55,3321.31%74.00 km2
(28.57 sq mi)
801 per km2
(2,073 per sq mi)
16
Balagtasmun73,929
(2.25%)
65,4402.35%28.66 km2
(11.07 sq mi)
2,580 per km2
(6,678 per sq mi)
9
Baliuagmun149,954
(4.56%)
143,5650.83%45.05 km2
(17.39 sq mi)
3,329 per km2
(8,623 per sq mi)
27
Bocauemun119,675
(3.64%)
106,4072.26%31.87 km2
(12.31 sq mi)
3,755 per km2
(9,722 per sq mi)
19
Bulakanmun76,565
(2.33%)
71,7511.24%72.90 km2
(28.15 sq mi)
1,050 per km2
(2,720 per sq mi)
14
Bustosmun67,039
(2.04%)
62,4151.37%69.99 km2
(27.02 sq mi)
958 per km2
(2,481 per sq mi)
14
Calumpitmun108,757
(3.30%)
101,0681.41%56.25 km2
(21.72 sq mi)
1,933 per km2
(5,007 per sq mi)
29
Doña Remedios Trinidadmun22,663
(0.69%)
19,8782.53%932.96 km2
(360.22 sq mi)
24 per km2
(63 per sq mi)
8
Guiguintomun99,730
(3.03%)
90,5071.86%27.50 km2
(10.62 sq mi)
3,627 per km2
(9,391 per sq mi)
14
Hagonoymun129,807
(3.94%)
125,6890.62%103.10 km2
(39.81 sq mi)
1,259 per km2
(3,261 per sq mi)
26
Maloloscity (CC), capital252,074
(7.66%)
234,9451.35%67.25 km2
(25.97 sq mi)
3,748 per km2
(9,706 per sq mi)
51
Marilaomun221,965
(6.74%)
185,6243.46%33.74 km2
(13.03 sq mi)
6,579 per km2
(17,035 per sq mi)
16
Meycauayancity (CC)209,083
(6.35%)
199,1540.93%32.10 km2
(12.39 sq mi)
6,513 per km2
(16,875 per sq mi)
26
Norzagaraymun111,348
(3.38%)
103,0951.48%309.77 km2
(119.60 sq mi)
359 per km2
(931 per sq mi)
13
Obandomun59,197
(1.80%)
58,0090.39%52.10 km2
(20.12 sq mi)
1,136 per km2
(2,942 per sq mi)
11
Pandimun89,075
(2.71%)
66,6505.68%31.20 km2
(12.05 sq mi)
2,855 per km2
(7,392 per sq mi)
22
Paombongmun53,294
(1.62%)
50,9400.86%46.34 km2
(17.89 sq mi)
1,150 per km2
(2,979 per sq mi)
14
Plaridelmun107,805
(3.27%)
101,4411.17%32.44 km2
(12.53 sq mi)
3,323 per km2
(8,604 per sq mi)
19
Pulilanmun97,323
(2.96%)
85,8442.42%39.89 km2
(15.40 sq mi)
2,440 per km2
(6,320 per sq mi)
19
San Ildefonsomun104,471
(3.17%)
95,0001.83%128.71 km2
(49.70 sq mi)
812 per km2
(2,102 per sq mi)
36
San Jose del Montecity (CC)574,089
(17.44%)
454,5534.55%105.53 km2
(40.75 sq mi)
5,440 per km2
(14,088 per sq mi)
59
San Miguelmun153,882
(4.67%)
142,8541.43%231.40 km2
(89.34 sq mi)
665 per km2
(1,722 per sq mi)
49
San Rafaelmun94,655
(2.88%)
85,9211.86%152.43 km2
(58.85 sq mi)
621 per km2
(1,608 per sq mi)
34
Santa Mariamun256,454
(7.79%)
218,3513.11%90.92 km2
(35.10 sq mi)
2,821 per km2
(7,306 per sq mi)
24
Bulacan Total3,292,0712,924,4332.28%2,796.10 km2
(1,079.58 sq mi)
1,177 per km2
(3,049 per sq mi)
569
Historical population

The population of Bulacan grew from 514,346 in 1960 to 3,292,071 in 2015, an increase of 2,777,725 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.28%, or an increase of 367,638 people, from the previous population of 2,924,433 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2215,144
1918 Dec 31239,9690.69%
1939 Jan 1319,3391.44%
1948 Oct 1394,6422.20%
1960 Feb 15514,3462.36%
1970 May 6737,9753.59%
1975 May 1899,5294.05%
1980 May 11,096,0464.03%
1990 May 11,505,2193.22%
1995 Sep 11,784,4413.24%
2000 May 12,234,0884.94%
2007 Aug 12,822,2163.28%
2010 May 12,924,4331.30%
2015 Aug 13,292,0712.28%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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