Caloocan

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count188
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)55.80 km2 (21.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,583,978
Density (2015)28,387 / km2 (73,537 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 39' North, 120° 59' East (14.6571, 120.9841)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.3 meters (76.5 feet)

Caloocan is a landlocked highly urbanized city in the National Capital Region.

The city has a land area of 55.80 square kilometers or 21.54 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,583,978. This represented 12.30% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 28,387 inhabitants per square kilometer or 73,537 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caloocan has 188 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)
Barangay 10.15%2,4172,462-1.83%-0.35%
Barangay 100.08%1,3391,425-6.04%-1.18%
Barangay 1000.06%9841,031-4.56%-0.88%
Barangay 1010.15%2,3842,16610.06%1.84%
Barangay 1020.07%1,1571,520-23.88%-5.06%
Barangay 1030.03%462743-37.82%-8.65%
Barangay 1040.06%8868593.14%0.59%
Barangay 1050.15%2,3841,94222.76%3.98%
Barangay 1060.03%421440-4.32%-0.84%
Barangay 1070.05%7981,056-24.43%-5.19%
Barangay 1080.04%700908-22.91%-4.83%
Barangay 1090.07%1,1211,222-8.27%-1.63%
Barangay 110.10%1,6522,474-33.23%-7.40%
Barangay 1100.03%509769-33.81%-7.56%
Barangay 1110.09%1,4351,566-8.37%-1.65%
Barangay 1120.07%1,0691,150-7.04%-1.38%
Barangay 1130.01%169229-26.20%-5.62%
Barangay 1140.07%1,0821,0602.08%0.39%
Barangay 1150.07%1,12785631.66%5.38%
Barangay 1160.07%1,1791,03014.47%2.61%
Barangay 1170.09%1,4141,505-6.05%-1.18%
Barangay 1180.29%4,6515,291-12.10%-2.42%
Barangay 1190.05%7851,150-31.74%-7.01%
Barangay 122.05%32,42730,6415.83%1.08%
Barangay 1200.56%8,7948,3525.29%0.99%
Barangay 1210.02%299406-26.35%-5.66%
Barangay 1220.13%2,0622,0182.18%0.41%
Barangay 1230.06%903989-8.70%-1.72%
Barangay 1240.02%328520-36.92%-8.40%
Barangay 1250.08%1,2781,327-3.69%-0.71%
Barangay 1260.07%1,0831,382-21.64%-4.54%
Barangay 1270.13%2,1132,270-6.92%-1.36%
Barangay 1280.11%1,7521,24440.84%6.74%
Barangay 1290.12%1,8391,58216.25%2.91%
Barangay 130.09%1,4111,12025.98%4.50%
Barangay 1300.19%3,0552,13543.09%7.06%
Barangay 1310.14%2,2862,299-0.57%-0.11%
Barangay 1320.50%7,9247,4785.96%1.11%
Barangay 1330.36%5,6945,5652.32%0.44%
Barangay 1340.06%8881,186-25.13%-5.36%
Barangay 1350.04%619635-2.52%-0.48%
Barangay 1360.03%406442-8.14%-1.60%
Barangay 1370.08%1,2211,01320.53%3.62%
Barangay 1380.10%1,5351,37911.31%2.06%
Barangay 1390.22%3,4143,594-5.01%-0.97%
Barangay 141.36%21,57919,9348.25%1.52%
Barangay 1400.06%1,02771942.84%7.02%
Barangay 1410.19%3,0102,8655.06%0.94%
Barangay 1420.25%3,9364,122-4.51%-0.88%
Barangay 1430.23%3,6733,4586.22%1.16%
Barangay 1440.30%4,7434,03817.46%3.11%
Barangay 1450.28%4,5074,685-3.80%-0.73%
Barangay 1460.20%3,1172,81710.65%1.95%
Barangay 1470.23%3,6643,677-0.35%-0.07%
Barangay 1480.24%3,7544,029-6.83%-1.34%
Barangay 1490.28%4,4264,547-2.66%-0.51%
Barangay 150.08%1,2041,397-13.82%-2.79%
Barangay 1500.26%4,1614,377-4.93%-0.96%
Barangay 1510.27%4,2734,486-4.75%-0.92%
Barangay 1520.25%3,9163,964-1.21%-0.23%
Barangay 1530.26%4,0783,43018.89%3.35%
Barangay 1540.24%3,8763,6546.08%1.13%
Barangay 1550.22%3,5313,2588.38%1.54%
Barangay 1560.33%5,2665,397-2.43%-0.47%
Barangay 1570.18%2,8832,8341.73%0.33%
Barangay 1580.12%1,9012,364-19.59%-4.07%
Barangay 1590.32%4,9964,29116.43%2.94%
Barangay 160.26%4,1033,59714.07%2.54%
Barangay 1600.96%15,26815,0191.66%0.31%
Barangay 1610.61%9,6137,41129.71%5.08%
Barangay 1621.01%16,06515,1995.70%1.06%
Barangay 1630.91%14,42711,10129.96%5.12%
Barangay 1641.01%16,07314,15113.58%2.45%
Barangay 1651.91%30,24025,64717.91%3.19%
Barangay 1661.12%17,80616,7976.01%1.12%
Barangay 1673.40%53,83544,73520.34%3.59%
Barangay 1682.06%32,62027,73617.61%3.14%
Barangay 1690.30%4,7004,08615.03%2.70%
Barangay 170.21%3,2723,2410.96%0.18%
Barangay 1700.71%11,3229,59318.02%3.21%
Barangay 1716.20%98,16680,93121.30%3.74%
Barangay 1721.37%21,71920,5095.90%1.10%
Barangay 1730.99%15,69715,0244.48%0.84%
Barangay 1741.42%22,41519,05217.65%3.14%
Barangay 1754.04%64,03152,77921.32%3.75%
Barangay 17615.56%246,515243,8901.08%0.20%
Barangay 1775.03%79,62475,5485.40%1.01%
Barangay 1786.79%107,59697,06810.85%1.98%
Barangay 1792.36%37,33531,82517.31%3.09%
Barangay 180.65%10,30610,1371.67%0.32%
Barangay 1801.04%16,50014,12016.86%3.01%
Barangay 1811.38%21,91823,924-8.38%-1.65%
Barangay 1820.55%8,7239,729-10.34%-2.06%
Barangay 1830.29%4,6253,64027.06%4.67%
Barangay 1840.17%2,6692,677-0.30%-0.06%
Barangay 1851.73%27,33326,3093.89%0.73%
Barangay 1861.37%21,66818,16819.26%3.41%
Barangay 1871.49%23,52920,04017.41%3.10%
Barangay 1881.79%28,30124,56715.20%2.73%
Barangay 190.21%3,2513,493-6.93%-1.36%
Barangay 20.32%5,1345,149-0.29%-0.06%
Barangay 200.57%9,0159,023-0.09%-0.02%
Barangay 210.20%3,2343,0147.30%1.35%
Barangay 220.35%5,5487,353-24.55%-5.22%
Barangay 230.14%2,2602,618-13.67%-2.76%
Barangay 240.14%2,2552,852-20.93%-4.37%
Barangay 250.10%1,5671,720-8.90%-1.76%
Barangay 260.23%3,6943,849-4.03%-0.78%
Barangay 270.24%3,8225,015-23.79%-5.04%
Barangay 281.96%30,96829,6574.42%0.83%
Barangay 290.09%1,4911,815-17.85%-3.67%
Barangay 30.17%2,6212,777-5.62%-1.09%
Barangay 300.23%3,6523,4176.88%1.27%
Barangay 310.32%4,9975,169-3.33%-0.64%
Barangay 320.16%2,5482,766-7.88%-1.55%
Barangay 330.36%5,6685,4034.90%0.92%
Barangay 340.40%6,3136,372-0.93%-0.18%
Barangay 351.37%21,77819,9719.05%1.66%
Barangay 360.33%5,2665,0773.72%0.70%
Barangay 370.19%2,9643,233-8.32%-1.64%
Barangay 380.27%4,3004,352-1.19%-0.23%
Barangay 390.06%92883111.67%2.12%
Barangay 40.18%2,8092,858-1.71%-0.33%
Barangay 400.09%1,3491,534-12.06%-2.42%
Barangay 410.07%1,16989930.03%5.13%
Barangay 420.05%760801-5.12%-1.00%
Barangay 430.24%3,8274,121-7.13%-1.40%
Barangay 440.04%700740-5.41%-1.05%
Barangay 450.04%6511,457-55.32%-14.22%
Barangay 460.09%1,4261,553-8.18%-1.61%
Barangay 470.02%395424-6.84%-1.34%
Barangay 480.04%652677-3.69%-0.71%
Barangay 490.38%6,0805,5769.04%1.66%
Barangay 50.19%3,0043,022-0.60%-0.11%
Barangay 500.08%1,3331,440-7.43%-1.46%
Barangay 510.06%9641,519-36.54%-8.29%
Barangay 520.18%2,8162,7721.59%0.30%
Barangay 530.07%1,1811,346-12.26%-2.46%
Barangay 540.05%8331,557-46.50%-11.23%
Barangay 550.08%1,2621,570-19.62%-4.07%
Barangay 560.21%3,3283,547-6.17%-1.21%
Barangay 570.05%738852-13.38%-2.70%
Barangay 580.04%637702-9.26%-1.83%
Barangay 590.31%4,8434,5676.04%1.12%
Barangay 60.08%1,2211,267-3.63%-0.70%
Barangay 600.12%1,9441,949-0.26%-0.05%
Barangay 610.07%1,0551,351-21.91%-4.60%
Barangay 620.02%354493-28.19%-6.11%
Barangay 630.22%3,4233,1448.87%1.63%
Barangay 640.08%1,3451,711-21.39%-4.48%
Barangay 650.06%1,0211,368-25.37%-5.42%
Barangay 660.09%1,3611,900-28.37%-6.15%
Barangay 670.16%2,5092,738-8.36%-1.65%
Barangay 680.07%1,1731,198-2.09%-0.40%
Barangay 690.20%3,1913,305-3.45%-0.67%
Barangay 70.17%2,6192,5771.63%0.31%
Barangay 700.27%4,2084,0533.82%0.72%
Barangay 710.05%8251,137-27.44%-5.92%
Barangay 720.00%0184-100.00%-100.00%
Barangay 731.14%17,99316,8496.79%1.26%
Barangay 740.22%3,5013,698-5.33%-1.04%
Barangay 750.20%3,2463,1911.72%0.33%
Barangay 760.00%319-84.21%-29.63%
Barangay 770.06%9771,030-5.15%-1.00%
Barangay 780.12%1,8421,52620.71%3.65%
Barangay 790.04%63254216.61%2.97%
Barangay 81.50%23,76623,7310.15%0.03%
Barangay 800.11%1,8131,7115.96%1.11%
Barangay 810.16%2,5282,3248.78%1.61%
Barangay 820.12%1,9492,329-16.32%-3.33%
Barangay 830.09%1,3471,748-22.94%-4.84%
Barangay 840.08%1,2771,961-34.88%-7.84%
Barangay 850.08%1,3011,428-8.89%-1.76%
Barangay 860.09%1,4543,147-53.80%-13.67%
Barangay 870.08%1,3101,492-12.20%-2.45%
Barangay 880.16%2,4882,17614.34%2.58%
Barangay 890.10%1,5501,590-2.52%-0.48%
Barangay 90.13%1,9862,018-1.59%-0.30%
Barangay 900.09%1,4291,682-15.04%-3.06%
Barangay 910.04%598904-33.85%-7.57%
Barangay 920.04%610658-7.29%-1.43%
Barangay 930.21%3,2483,721-12.71%-2.56%
Barangay 940.06%92777619.46%3.44%
Barangay 950.18%2,7842,6485.14%0.96%
Barangay 960.10%1,5401,33015.79%2.83%
Barangay 970.10%1,6542,071-20.14%-4.19%
Barangay 980.14%2,1822,1461.68%0.32%
Barangay 990.05%7727355.03%0.94%
Caloocan Total1,583,9781,489,0406.38%1.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Caloocan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 4,384,495,437.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20092,836,608,601.69
20102,912,172,094.132.66%
20113,212,000,749.7510.30%
20122,978,842,119.87-7.26%
20133,180,103,117.696.76%
20143,543,219,980.6411.42%
20153,969,596,046.3712.03%
20164,384,495,437.5010.45%

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 Caloocan is 20 to 24, with 162,285 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7,356 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130,619
1 to 4123,913
5 to 9155,981
10 to 14150,152
15 to 19159,638
20 to 24162,285
25 to 29146,001
30 to 34128,385
35 to 39115,822
40 to 4496,892
45 to 4986,700
50 to 5472,572
55 to 5957,362
60 to 6441,109
65 to 6925,806
70 to 7414,068
75 to 799,317
80 and over7,356
Total1,583,978

Historical population

The population of Caloocan grew from 145,523 in 1960 to 1,583,978 in 2015, an increase of 1,438,455 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 94,938 people, from the previous population of 1,489,040 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
145,523
274,4536.40%
397,2017.70%
467,8163.33%
763,4155.02%
1,023,1595.64%
1,177,6043.06%
1,381,6102.23%
1,489,0402.76%
1,583,9781.18%

Location

The city center of Caloocan is situated at approximately 14° 39' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.3 meters or 76.5 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 Caloocan are Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, Quezon City, Manila, and San Juan. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Marilao, San Mateo, Pateros, Cainta, and Bocaue. Its distance from the national capital is 7.37 kilometers (4.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Obando, Bulacan, 8.09 kilometers (5.03 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Marilao, Bulacan, 11.75 kilometers (7.30 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • San Mateo, Rizal, 15.00 kilometers (9.32 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N74°E)
  • Pateros, 15.45 kilometers (9.60 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Cainta, Rizal, 16.51 kilometers (10.26 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S59°E)
  • Bocaue, Bulacan, 16.95 kilometers (10.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

Nearest cities

  • Malabon, 3.51 kilometers (2.18 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)
  • Navotas, 3.91 kilometers (2.43 miles) to the West (S90°W)
  • Valenzuela, 6.93 kilometers (4.31 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Quezon City, 6.98 kilometers (4.34 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • Manila, 7.37 kilometers (4.58 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • San Juan, 7.61 kilometers (4.73 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)

Distance from Manila: 7.37 kilometers (4.58 miles) to the South (S3°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,583,978, ranked 4 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.54 square kilometers, ranked 1,305 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 28,387 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 3 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.18%, ranked 1,561 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
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