Taytay, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count31
Postal code5312
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea, South China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Area (2007)1,257.68 km2 (485.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)75,165
Density (2015)60 / km2 (155 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 50' North, 119° 31' East (10.8256, 119.5166)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.0 meters (13.1 feet)

Taytay is a coastal municipality in the island province of Palawan.

The municipality has a land area of 1,257.68 square kilometers or 485.59 square miles which constitutes 8.59% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 75,165. This represented 8.85% of the total population of Palawan province, or 2.54% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 60 inhabitants per square kilometer or 155 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Taytay has 31 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)
Abongan5.34%4,0114,056-1.11%-0.21%
Alacalian3.51%2,6372,6360.04%0.01%
Banbanan2.64%1,9821,9810.05%0.01%
Bantulan3.06%2,3032,2313.23%0.61%
Baras1.62%1,22172368.88%10.49%
Batas1.56%1,1711,267-7.58%-1.49%
Bato3.76%2,8272,6197.94%1.47%
Beton2.21%1,6641,733-3.98%-0.77%
Busy Bees1.61%1,2111,1307.17%1.33%
Calawag6.58%4,9474,6326.80%1.26%
Casian5.97%4,4874,1717.58%1.40%
Cataban1.25%93977920.54%3.62%
Debangan1.68%1,2661,2293.01%0.57%
Depla1.48%1,1131,0139.87%1.81%
Libertad2.39%1,8001,6946.26%1.16%
Liminangcong7.36%5,5335,4601.34%0.25%
Meytegued1.44%1,0791,0522.57%0.48%
Minapla0.85%641667-3.90%-0.75%
New Guinlo4.50%3,3793,3720.21%0.04%
Old Guinlo1.28%9609590.10%0.02%
Paglaum2.74%2,0562,0211.73%0.33%
Paly3.73%2,8052,6436.13%1.14%
Pamantolon2.46%1,8471,54519.55%3.46%
Pancol3.20%2,4082,2108.96%1.65%
Poblacion14.76%11,09710,01710.78%1.97%
Pularaquen3.34%2,5072,3158.29%1.53%
San Jose2.92%2,1921,82919.85%3.51%
Sandoval1.71%1,2841,287-0.23%-0.04%
Silanga1.71%1,2881,09118.06%3.21%
Talog1.36%1,0219685.48%1.02%
Tumbod1.98%1,4891,507-1.19%-0.23%
Taytay Total75,16570,8376.11%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Taytay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 290,366,640.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009155,185,196.64
2010169,474,320.929.21%
2011178,813,936.685.51%
2012179,449,471.410.36%
2013205,941,317.1614.76%
2014230,889,048.4912.11%
2015263,669,360.7614.20%
2016290,366,640.6210.13%

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 Taytay is 5 to 9, with 10,028 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 359 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,765
1 to 47,724
5 to 910,028
10 to 149,923
15 to 198,072
20 to 246,355
25 to 295,321
30 to 344,794
35 to 394,533
40 to 443,810
45 to 493,393
50 to 542,833
55 to 592,248
60 to 641,696
65 to 691,110
70 to 74698
75 to 79503
80 and over359
Total75,165

Historical population

The population of Taytay grew from 8,607 in 1960 to 75,165 in 2015, an increase of 66,558 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 4,328 people, from the previous population of 70,837 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,607
11,9203.24%
17,7128.27%
22,9805.34%
38,4355.28%
47,0953.88%
53,6572.84%
61,9912.01%
70,8374.98%
75,1651.14%

Location

The municipal center of Taytay is situated at approximately 10° 50' North, 119° 31' East, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.0 meters or 13.1 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 Taytay are Puerto Princesa, Iloilo City, Calapan, Sipalay, Passi, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are El Nido, Dumaran, San Vicente, Roxas, Araceli, and Linapacan. Its distance from the national capital is 445.80 kilometers (277.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • El Nido, Palawan, 41.47 kilometers (25.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Dumaran, Palawan, 43.19 kilometers (26.83 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • San Vicente, Palawan, 43.57 kilometers (27.07 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • Roxas, Palawan, 59.11 kilometers (36.73 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S19°W)
  • Araceli, Palawan, 59.82 kilometers (37.17 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S60°E)
  • Linapacan, Palawan, 83.02 kilometers (51.59 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 445.80 kilometers (277.00 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 75,165, ranked 252 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 485.59 square kilometers, ranked 10 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 60 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,425 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 804 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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