Baliuag, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count27
Postal code3006
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)45.05 km2 (17.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)149,954
Density (2015)3,329 / km2 (8,623 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 58' North, 120° 54' East (14.9585, 120.8970)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.1 meters (65.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 45.05 square kilometers or 17.39 square miles which constitutes 1.61% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 149,954. This represented 4.56% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 1.34% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,329 inhabitants per square kilometer or 8,623 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baliuag has 27 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)
Bagong Nayon3.75%5,6165,994-6.31%-1.23%
Barangca2.03%3,0512,74211.27%2.05%
Calantipay1.86%2,7842,6136.54%1.21%
Catulinan1.28%1,9161,7698.31%1.53%
Concepcion6.62%9,9339,5853.63%0.68%
Hinukay1.43%2,1401,41950.81%8.14%
Makinabang7.81%11,71511,1964.64%0.87%
Matangtubig1.75%2,6302,859-8.01%-1.58%
Pagala2.56%3,8433,13922.43%3.93%
Paitan1.01%1,5171,4405.35%1.00%
Piel1.49%2,2291,95514.02%2.53%
Pinagbarilan3.57%5,3575,1783.46%0.65%
Poblacion6.30%9,4489,668-2.28%-0.44%
Sabang7.57%11,35011,960-5.10%-0.99%
San Jose4.38%6,5755,34622.99%4.02%
San Roque2.37%3,5543,4024.47%0.84%
Santa Barbara7.79%11,67611,5680.93%0.18%
Santo Cristo5.90%8,8408,6502.20%0.41%
Santo Niño2.55%3,8183,47010.03%1.84%
Subic3.67%5,5064,55021.01%3.70%
Sulivan3.38%5,0704,7766.16%1.14%
Tangos3.80%5,6995,5782.17%0.41%
Tarcan4.89%7,3336,8926.40%1.19%
Tiaong3.34%5,0064,9032.10%0.40%
Tibag2.01%3,0143,746-19.54%-4.06%
Tilapayong2.26%3,3892,49435.89%6.01%
Virgen delas Flores4.63%6,9456,6734.08%0.76%
Baliuag Total149,954143,5654.45%0.83%

Historical population

The population of Baliuag grew from 37,409 in 1960 to 149,954 in 2015, an increase of 112,545 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 6,389 people, from the previous population of 143,565 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,409
52,1333.30%
61,6243.41%
70,5552.74%
89,7192.43%
103,0542.63%
119,6753.26%
136,9821.88%
143,5651.72%
149,9540.83%

Location

The municipal center of Baliuag is situated at approximately 14° 58' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.1 meters or 65.9 feet above mean sea level.

map

Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Baliuag are Malolos, San Jose del Monte, San Fernando, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Bustos, Pulilan, San Rafael, Plaridel, Pandi, and San Simon. Its distance from the national capital is 41.67 kilometers (25.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bustos, Bulacan, 2.46 kilometers (1.53 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Pulilan, Bulacan, 8.22 kilometers (5.11 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • San Rafael, Bulacan, 8.35 kilometers (5.19 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)
  • Plaridel, Bulacan, 9.10 kilometers (5.65 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S26°W)
  • Pandi, Bulacan, 12.28 kilometers (7.63 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • San Simon, Pampanga, 13.29 kilometers (8.26 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 41.67 kilometers (25.89 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 149,954, ranked 97 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.39 square kilometers, ranked 1,433 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,329 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 53 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.83%, ranked 1,216 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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