Cavite

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Cavite
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
CapitalImus
Total local government units
Cities7
Municipalities16
Barangays829
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)1,574.17 km2
(607.79 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,678,301
Density (2015)2,337 per km2
(6,052 per sq. mi)
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Cavite is a province in the Philippines situated in the CALABARZON region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Imus.

The province has a land area of 1,574.17 square kilometers or 607.79 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,678,301 representing 25.52% of the total population of the CALABARZON region, 6.40% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 3.64% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 2,337 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,052 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Cavite is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by National Capital Region, Laguna, Batangas, and Manila Bay.

Local government units

Cavite has 16 municipalities and 7 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 829.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Alfonsomun51,839
(1.41%)
48,5671.25%66.58 km2
(25.71 sq mi)
779 per km2
(2,016 per sq mi)
32
Amadeomun37,649
(1.02%)
33,4572.27%36.92 km2
(14.25 sq mi)
1,020 per km2
(2,642 per sq mi)
26
Bacoorcity (CC)600,609
(16.33%)
520,2162.77%46.17 km2
(17.83 sq mi)
13,009 per km2
(33,685 per sq mi)
73
Carmonamun97,557
(2.65%)
74,9865.14%40.24 km2
(15.54 sq mi)
2,424 per km2
(6,278 per sq mi)
14
Cavite Citycity (CC)102,806
(2.79%)
101,1200.32%10.89 km2
(4.20 sq mi)
9,440 per km2
(24,478 per sq mi)
84
Dasmariñascity (CC)659,019
(17.92%)
575,8172.60%90.13 km2
(34.80 sq mi)
7,312 per km2
(18,937 per sq mi)
75
General Emilio Aguinaldomun22,220
(0.60%)
17,5074.64%9.40 km2
(3.63 sq mi)
2,364 per km2
(6,121 per sq mi)
14
General Mariano Alvarezmun155,143
(4.22%)
138,5402.18%42.13 km2
(16.27 sq mi)
3,682 per km2
(9,536 per sq mi)
27
General Triascity (CC)314,303
(8.54%)
243,3224.99%81.46 km2
(31.45 sq mi)
3,858 per km2
(9,994 per sq mi)
33
Imuscity (CC), capital403,785
(10.98%)
301,6245.71%171.66 km2
(66.28 sq mi)
2,352 per km2
(6,092 per sq mi)
97
Indangmun65,599
(1.78%)
62,0301.07%74.90 km2
(28.92 sq mi)
876 per km2
(2,268 per sq mi)
36
Kawitmun83,466
(2.27%)
78,2091.25%22.86 km2
(8.83 sq mi)
3,651 per km2
(9,453 per sq mi)
23
Magallanesmun22,727
(0.62%)
21,2311.30%73.07 km2
(28.21 sq mi)
311 per km2
(806 per sq mi)
16
Maragondonmun37,720
(1.03%)
35,2891.28%164.61 km2
(63.56 sq mi)
229 per km2
(593 per sq mi)
27
Mendezmun31,529
(0.86%)
28,5701.89%43.27 km2
(16.71 sq mi)
729 per km2
(1,887 per sq mi)
24
Naicmun111,454
(3.03%)
88,1444.57%76.24 km2
(29.44 sq mi)
1,462 per km2
(3,786 per sq mi)
30
Noveletamun45,846
(1.25%)
41,6781.83%16.43 km2
(6.34 sq mi)
2,790 per km2
(7,231 per sq mi)
16
Rosariomun110,706
(3.01%)
92,2533.53%38.16 km2
(14.73 sq mi)
2,901 per km2
(7,516 per sq mi)
20
Silangmun248,085
(6.74%)
213,4902.90%209.43 km2
(80.86 sq mi)
1,185 per km2
(3,068 per sq mi)
64
Tagaytaycity (CC)71,181
(1.94%)
62,0302.65%65.00 km2
(25.10 sq mi)
1,095 per km2
(2,836 per sq mi)
34
Tanzamun226,188
(6.15%)
188,7553.50%95.59 km2
(36.91 sq mi)
2,366 per km2
(6,128 per sq mi)
41
Ternatemun23,157
(0.63%)
19,2973.53%59.93 km2
(23.14 sq mi)
386 per km2
(1,001 per sq mi)
10
Trece Martirescity (CC)155,713
(4.23%)
104,5597.88%39.10 km2
(15.10 sq mi)
3,982 per km2
(10,312 per sq mi)
13
Cavite Total3,678,3013,090,6913.37%1,574.17 km2
(607.79 sq mi)
2,337 per km2
(6,052 per sq mi)
829
Historical population

The population of Cavite grew from 378,138 in 1960 to 3,678,301 in 2015, an increase of 3,300,163 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.37%, or an increase of 587,610 people, from the previous population of 3,090,691 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2134,779
1918 Dec 31157,3550.98%
1939 Jan 1238,5812.10%
1948 Oct 1262,5500.99%
1960 Feb 15378,1383.26%
1970 May 6520,1803.17%
1975 May 1628,3213.86%
1980 May 1771,3204.18%
1990 May 11,152,5344.10%
1995 Sep 11,610,3246.47%
2000 May 12,063,1615.46%
2007 Aug 12,856,7654.59%
2010 May 13,090,6912.91%
2015 Aug 13,678,3013.37%

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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