Santa Cruz, Province of Marinduque

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceMarinduque
Barangay count55
Postal code4902
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Marinduque
Area (2007)270.77 km2 (104.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,408
Density (2015)208 / km2 (540 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 28' North, 122° 2' East (13.4734, 122.0284)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.1 meters (108.5 feet)

Santa Cruz is a coastal municipality in the island province of Marinduque.

The municipality has a land area of 270.77 square kilometers or 104.54 square miles which constitutes 28.42% of Marinduque's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,408. This represented 24.05% of the total population of Marinduque province, or 1.90% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 208 inhabitants per square kilometer or 540 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Cruz has 55 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)
Alobo1.93%1,0871,150-5.48%-1.07%
Angas2.07%1,16995822.03%3.86%
Aturan2.12%1,1961,1434.64%0.87%
Bagong Silang Poblacion1.87%1,0571,0530.38%0.07%
Baguidbirin0.33%18714429.86%5.10%
Baliis1.28%724754-3.98%-0.77%
Balogo1.97%1,1141,0842.77%0.52%
Banahaw Poblacion3.92%2,2112,1064.99%0.93%
Bangcuangan1.17%662754-12.20%-2.45%
Banogbog0.80%454468-2.99%-0.58%
Biga0.60%336380-11.58%-2.32%
Botilao1.95%1,1001,150-4.35%-0.84%
Buyabod4.82%2,7192,748-1.06%-0.20%
Dating Bayan0.74%4194053.46%0.65%
Devilla1.12%6335897.47%1.38%
Dolores2.72%1,5351,5101.66%0.31%
Haguimit0.91%5144983.21%0.60%
Hupi2.87%1,6191,643-1.46%-0.28%
Ipil3.73%2,1062,0055.04%0.94%
Jolo0.45%256278-7.91%-1.56%
Kaganhao1.12%632652-3.07%-0.59%
Kalangkang0.85%478505-5.35%-1.04%
Kamandugan1.14%643701-8.27%-1.63%
Kasily1.85%1,0451,066-1.97%-0.38%
Kilo‑kilo1.61%906994-8.85%-1.75%
Kiñaman0.68%3843645.49%1.02%
Labo0.94%531577-7.97%-1.57%
Lamesa1.66%9379201.85%0.35%
Landy2.77%1,5641,4875.18%0.97%
Lapu‑lapu Poblacion5.71%3,2213,0356.13%1.14%
Libjo0.52%2932698.92%1.64%
Lipa2.51%1,4161,3772.83%0.53%
Lusok1.63%9178389.43%1.73%
Maharlika Poblacion1.08%608629-3.34%-0.64%
Makulapnit0.81%457506-9.68%-1.92%
Maniwaya2.63%1,4821,512-1.98%-0.38%
Manlibunan1.58%8898356.47%1.20%
Masaguisi2.50%1,4111,427-1.12%-0.21%
Masalukot1.23%6936713.28%0.62%
Matalaba2.70%1,5231,4832.70%0.51%
Mongpong2.40%1,3531,3222.34%0.44%
Morales1.37%7737227.06%1.31%
Napo3.06%1,7271,7240.17%0.03%
Pag‑asa Poblacion2.93%1,6541,6480.36%0.07%
Pantayin0.76%427436-2.06%-0.40%
Polo1.68%9469153.39%0.64%
Pulong‑Parang1.35%7607511.20%0.23%
Punong1.14%643689-6.68%-1.31%
San Antonio1.51%853963-11.42%-2.28%
San Isidro0.80%45339514.68%2.64%
Tagum2.09%1,1771,1472.62%0.49%
Tamayo1.43%80665423.24%4.06%
Tambangan1.53%865948-8.76%-1.73%
Tawiran2.52%1,4201,3366.29%1.17%
Taytay2.52%1,4231,3555.02%0.94%
Santa Cruz Total56,40855,6731.32%0.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Cruz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 156,288,998.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009194,572,179.50
201085,965,538.45-55.82%
201192,743,873.437.88%
201292,966,127.930.24%
201383,094,446.56-10.62%
2014112,909,303.9635.88%
2015143,454,482.2627.05%
2016156,288,998.608.95%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Santa Cruz is 10 to 14, with 6,757 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 809 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,116
1 to 44,632
5 to 96,567
10 to 146,757
15 to 195,721
20 to 243,572
25 to 293,075
30 to 343,109
35 to 393,339
40 to 443,094
45 to 493,129
50 to 542,615
55 to 592,609
60 to 642,323
65 to 691,853
70 to 741,228
75 to 79860
80 and over809
Total56,408

Historical population

The population of Santa Cruz grew from 32,765 in 1960 to 56,408 in 2015, an increase of 23,643 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.25%, or an increase of 735 people, from the previous population of 55,673 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,765
41,3002.29%
49,2743.61%
51,8461.02%
52,9260.21%
56,9911.40%
60,0551.13%
61,3220.29%
55,673-3.46%
56,4080.25%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Cruz is situated at approximately 13° 28' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Marinduque. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.1 meters or 108.5 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 Santa Cruz are Lucena, Tayabas, Calapan, San Pablo, Lipa, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Torrijos, Mogpog, Boac, Buenavista, Gasan, and General Luna. Its distance from the national capital is 167.65 kilometers (104.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 167.65 kilometers (104.17 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,408, ranked 412 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 104.54 square kilometers, ranked 364 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 208 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 907 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.25%, ranked 317 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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