Plaridel, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count19
Postal code3004
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)32.44 km2 (12.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)107,805
Density (2015)3,323 / km2 (8,604 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 53' North, 120° 52' East (14.8850, 120.8591)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.3 meters (53.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 32.44 square kilometers or 12.53 square miles which constitutes 1.16% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 107,805. This represented 3.27% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.96% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,323 inhabitants per square kilometer or 8,604 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Plaridel has 19 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)
Agnaya2.40%2,5852,633-1.82%-0.35%
Bagong Silang3.08%3,3222,77519.71%3.48%
Banga I6.52%7,0306,7104.77%0.89%
Banga II8.38%9,0368,7752.97%0.56%
Bintog3.82%4,1223,9304.89%0.91%
Bulihan5.31%5,7215,4045.87%1.09%
Culianin3.83%4,1304,177-1.13%-0.22%
Dampol2.95%3,1833,1112.31%0.44%
Lagundi3.94%4,2434,1352.61%0.49%
Lalangan1.93%2,0771,9238.01%1.48%
Lumang Bayan4.97%5,3614,37022.68%3.97%
Parulan7.04%7,5908,461-10.29%-2.05%
Poblacion3.62%3,9013,907-0.15%-0.03%
Rueda1.67%1,8031,7880.84%0.16%
San Jose4.13%4,4484,1975.98%1.11%
Santa Ines2.74%2,9532,31927.34%4.71%
Santo Niño9.98%10,7619,74410.44%1.91%
Sipat5.43%5,8565,3679.11%1.67%
Tabang18.26%19,68317,71511.11%2.03%
Plaridel Total107,805101,4416.27%1.17%

Historical population

The population of Plaridel grew from 18,714 in 1960 to 107,805 in 2015, an increase of 89,091 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.17%, or an increase of 6,364 people, from the previous population of 101,441 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,714
27,6483.89%
32,6133.37%
39,1213.70%
52,9543.07%
66,3554.32%
80,4814.23%
97,2252.64%
101,4411.56%
107,8051.17%

Location

The municipal center of Plaridel is situated at approximately 14° 53' North, 120° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.3 meters or 53.5 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Plaridel are Malolos, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, San Jose del Monte, San Fernando, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Pulilan, Guiguinto, Balagtas, Baliuag, Paombong, and Bustos. Its distance from the national capital is 35.08 kilometers (21.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 35.08 kilometers (21.79 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 107,805, ranked 166 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.53 square kilometers, ranked 1,522 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,323 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 54 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.17%, ranked 927 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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