Angat, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count16
Postal code3012
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)74.00 km2 (28.57 sq mi)
Population (2015)59,237
Density (2015)801 / km2 (2,073 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 56' North, 121° 2' East (14.9327, 121.0319)
Estimated elevation above sea level35.0 meters (114.7 feet)

Angat is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 74.00 square kilometers or 28.57 square miles which constitutes 2.65% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 59,237. This represented 1.80% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 801 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,073 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Angat has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Banaban3.61%2,1401,53939.05%6.48%
Baybay1.44%8558362.27%0.43%
Binagbag8.75%5,1824,64111.66%2.12%
Donacion4.39%2,6032,5024.04%0.76%
Encanto7.88%4,6654,2898.77%1.61%
Laog2.07%1,2251,05316.33%2.92%
Marungko7.33%4,3444,2631.90%0.36%
Niugan7.78%4,6074,3625.62%1.05%
Paltok2.44%1,4471,3695.70%1.06%
Pulong Yantok8.34%4,9403,99023.81%4.15%
San Roque8.72%5,1684,64211.33%2.06%
Santa Cruz9.52%5,6415,663-0.39%-0.07%
Santa Lucia4.18%2,4752,663-7.06%-1.38%
Santo Cristo8.44%4,9994,8592.88%0.54%
Sulucan9.66%5,7235,5572.99%0.56%
Taboc5.44%3,2233,1043.83%0.72%
Angat Total59,23755,3327.06%1.31%

Historical population

The population of Angat grew from 15,051 in 1960 to 59,237 in 2015, an increase of 44,186 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 3,905 people, from the previous population of 55,332 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,051
19,7982.72%
23,3443.36%
24,8441.25%
34,4943.34%
39,0372.34%
46,0333.60%
53,1171.99%
55,3321.50%
59,2371.31%

Location

The municipal center of Angat is situated at approximately 14° 56' North, 121° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.0 meters or 114.7 feet above mean sea level.

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Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Angat are San Jose del Monte, Meycauayan, Malolos, Valenzuela, Malabon, and Caloocan. The nearest municipalities are Norzagaray, Doña Remedios Trinidad, Pandi, Bustos, Santa Maria, and San Rafael. Its distance from the national capital is 38.26 kilometers (23.78 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 13.69 kilometers (8.51 miles) to the South (S7°E)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 23.20 kilometers (14.41 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 25.81 kilometers (16.04 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Valenzuela, 26.55 kilometers (16.50 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Malabon, 29.60 kilometers (18.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Caloocan, 30.93 kilometers (19.22 miles) to the South (S10°W)

Distance from Manila: 38.26 kilometers (23.78 miles) to the South (S8°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 59,237, ranked 420 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.57 square kilometers, ranked 1,209 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 801 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 230 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 793 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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