Las Piñas

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count20
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)32.69 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)588,894
Density (2015)18,014 / km2 (46,664 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 29' North, 120° 59' East (14.4806, 120.9819)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.9 feet)

Las Piñas is a coastal highly urbanized city in the National Capital Region.

The city has a land area of 32.69 square kilometers or 12.62 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 588,894. This represented 4.57% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 18,014 inhabitants per square kilometer or 46,664 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Las Piñas has 20 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)
Almanza Dos6.38%37,59537,3010.79%0.15%
Almanza Uno5.16%30,40531,049-2.07%-0.40%
B. F. International Village13.12%77,26469,66010.92%1.99%
Daniel Fajardo1.77%10,42511,503-9.37%-1.86%
Elias Aldana1.77%10,40211,104-6.32%-1.24%
Ilaya1.03%6,0556,127-1.18%-0.22%
Manuyo Dos6.28%37,00732,95112.31%2.23%
Manuyo Uno2.62%15,40513,69612.48%2.26%
Pamplona Dos1.83%10,7659,23616.55%2.96%
Pamplona Tres6.05%35,61232,5359.46%1.74%
Pamplona Uno3.15%18,57717,8624.00%0.75%
Pilar5.34%31,45930,4993.15%0.59%
Pulang Lupa Dos5.63%33,17130,7797.77%1.44%
Pulang Lupa Uno5.33%31,40135,602-11.80%-2.36%
Talon Dos9.02%53,09145,85515.78%2.83%
Talon Kuatro3.64%21,42020,1126.50%1.21%
Talon Singko7.70%45,37438,54717.71%3.15%
Talon Tres4.73%27,87425,9677.34%1.36%
Talon Uno5.91%34,82131,43510.77%1.97%
Zapote3.53%20,77120,7530.09%0.02%
Las Piñas Total588,894552,5736.57%1.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Las Piñas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,000,189,668.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,261,549,838.92
20101,357,978,214.967.64%
20111,490,204,984.109.74%
20121,464,234,762.46-1.74%
20131,561,753,035.286.66%
20141,728,702,375.6410.69%
20151,978,824,162.7514.47%
20162,000,189,668.481.08%

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 Las Piñas is 20 to 24, with 57,839 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3,368 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110,964
1 to 443,561
5 to 954,259
10 to 1453,921
15 to 1956,689
20 to 2457,839
25 to 2955,598
30 to 3450,087
35 to 3944,854
40 to 4437,395
45 to 4932,449
50 to 5426,617
55 to 5921,640
60 to 6417,272
65 to 6911,742
70 to 746,367
75 to 794,272
80 and over3,368
Total588,894

Historical population

The population of Las Piñas grew from 16,093 in 1960 to 588,894 in 2015, an increase of 572,801 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 36,321 people, from the previous population of 552,573 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,093
45,73210.76%
81,61012.32%
136,51410.83%
297,1028.09%
413,0866.37%
472,7802.94%
532,3301.65%
552,5731.37%
588,8941.22%

Location

The city center of Las Piñas is situated at approximately 14° 29' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.1 meters or 29.9 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 Las Piñas are Parañaque, Bacoor, Pasay, Cavite City, Imus, and Makati. The nearest municipalities are Kawit, Pateros, Noveleta, Rosario, Tanza, and Cainta. Its distance from the national capital is 12.17 kilometers (7.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Kawit, Cavite, 9.37 kilometers (5.82 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • Pateros, 11.28 kilometers (7.01 miles) to the Northeast (N53°E)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 11.85 kilometers (7.36 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • Rosario, Cavite, 15.65 kilometers (9.72 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Tanza, Cavite, 16.94 kilometers (10.53 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)
  • Cainta, Rizal, 18.10 kilometers (11.25 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)

Nearest cities

  • Parañaque, 2.45 kilometers (1.52 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N25°E)
  • Bacoor, Cavite, 5.08 kilometers (3.16 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Pasay, 7.13 kilometers (4.43 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 7.87 kilometers (4.89 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Imus, Cavite, 8.75 kilometers (5.43 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Makati, 9.55 kilometers (5.93 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)

Distance from Manila: 12.17 kilometers (7.56 miles) to the North (N1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 588,894, ranked 13 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.62 square kilometers, ranked 1,475 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 18,014 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 11 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 906 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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