List of most populated cities in the Luzon island group (2015)

The following is a list of cities of Luzon with the highest population in the 2015 Census. Italicized names denote highly urbanized cities.

As of 2015, the three most populated cities in the Luzon island group (and the entire nation) are located within the National Capital Region (NCR) in Luzon island. Quezon City remains to be the most populous (2,936,116), followed by the national capital Manila (1,780,148), and Caloocan (1,583,978).

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City Population (2015) Area Population density (/km2, 2015) Province Region City center island
Quezon City2,936,116166.2017,666NCRLuzon
Manila1,780,14838.5546,178NCRLuzon
Caloocan1,583,97855.8028,387NCRLuzon
Taguig804,91553.6714,997NCRLuzon
Antipolo776,386306.102,536RizalRegion IV‑ALuzon
Pasig755,30031.0024,365NCRLuzon
Parañaque665,82247.6913,961NCRLuzon
Dasmariñas659,01990.137,312CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Valenzuela620,42247.0213,195NCRLuzon
Bacoor600,60946.1713,009CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Las Piñas588,89432.6918,014NCRLuzon
Makati582,60221.5727,010NCRLuzon
San Jose del Monte574,089105.535,440BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Muntinlupa504,50939.7512,692NCRLuzon
Calamba454,486149.503,040LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Marikina450,74121.5220,945NCRLuzon
Pasay416,52213.9729,815NCRLuzon
Angeles411,63460.276,830PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Imus403,785171.662,352CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Mandaluyong386,27621.2618,169NCRLuzon
Malabon365,52515.7123,267NCRLuzon
Santa Rosa353,76754.846,451LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Baguio345,36657.516,005BenguetCARLuzon
Tarlac City342,493274.661,247TarlacRegion IIILuzon
Biñan333,02843.507,656LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
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Excluding the National Capital Region (NCR), the three most populated cities in the island group are located within CALABARZON (Region IV-A), adjacent to NCR. Antipolo, Rizal remains to be the most populous (776,386), followed by Dasmariñas, Cavite (659,019), and Bacoor, Cavite (600,609).

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Top 25 most populous non-NCR cities in the Luzon island group (2015)
City Population (2015) Area Population density (/km2, 2015) Province Region City center island
Antipolo776,386306.102,536RizalRegion IV‑ALuzon
Dasmariñas659,01990.137,312CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Bacoor600,60946.1713,009CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Jose del Monte574,089105.535,440BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Calamba454,486149.503,040LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Angeles411,63460.276,830PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Imus403,785171.662,352CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Santa Rosa353,76754.846,451LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Baguio345,36657.516,005BenguetCARLuzon
Tarlac City342,493274.661,247TarlacRegion IIILuzon
Biñan333,02843.507,656LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Lipa332,386209.401,587BatangasRegion IV‑ALuzon
Batangas City329,874282.961,166BatangasRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Pedro325,80924.0513,547LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
General Trias314,30381.463,858CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Cabuyao308,74543.307,130LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Fernando306,65967.744,527PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Cabanatuan302,231192.291,572Nueva EcijaRegion IIILuzon
Lucena266,24880.213,319QuezonRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Pablo266,068197.561,347LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Puerto Princesa255,1162,381.02107PalawanMIMAROPAPalawan
Malolos252,07467.253,748BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Mabalacat250,79983.183,015PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Olongapo233,040185.001,260ZambalesRegion IIILuzon
Meycauayan209,08332.106,513BulacanRegion IIILuzon
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The three most populated component cities in the island group are Antipolo, Rizal (776,386), Dasmariñas, Cavite (659,019), and Bacoor, Cavite (600,609).

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Top 25 most populous component cities in the Luzon island group (2015)
City Population (2015) Area Population density (/km2, 2015) Province Region City center island
Antipolo776,386306.102,536RizalRegion IV‑ALuzon
Dasmariñas659,01990.137,312CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Bacoor600,60946.1713,009CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Jose del Monte574,089105.535,440BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Calamba454,486149.503,040LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Imus403,785171.662,352CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Santa Rosa353,76754.846,451LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Tarlac City342,493274.661,247TarlacRegion IIILuzon
Biñan333,02843.507,656LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Lipa332,386209.401,587BatangasRegion IV‑ALuzon
Batangas City329,874282.961,166BatangasRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Pedro325,80924.0513,547LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
General Trias314,30381.463,858CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
Cabuyao308,74543.307,130LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
San Fernando306,65967.744,527PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Cabanatuan302,231192.291,572Nueva EcijaRegion IIILuzon
San Pablo266,068197.561,347LagunaRegion IV‑ALuzon
Malolos252,07467.253,748BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Mabalacat250,79983.183,015PampangaRegion IIILuzon
Meycauayan209,08332.106,513BulacanRegion IIILuzon
Legazpi196,639153.701,279AlbayRegion VLuzon
San Carlos188,571169.031,116PangasinanRegion ILuzon
Tanauan173,366107.161,618BatangasRegion IV‑ALuzon
Sorsogon City168,110276.11609SorsogonRegion VLuzon
Trece Martires155,71339.103,982CaviteRegion IV‑ALuzon
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Sources

  1. Data on population and area derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
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