Makati

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count33
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Population (2015)582,602
Density (2015)27,010 / km2 (69,940 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 33' North, 121° 1' East (14.5568, 121.0235)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.7 meters (54.9 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 21.57 square kilometers or 8.33 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 582,602. This represented 4.52% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 27,010 inhabitants per square kilometer or 69,940 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Makati has 33 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)
Bangkal3.72%21,65023,378-7.39%-1.45%
Bel‑Air4.07%23,68518,28029.57%5.06%
Carmona0.53%3,1093,0960.42%0.08%
Cembo4.50%26,21327,998-6.38%-1.25%
Comembo2.89%16,81814,43316.52%2.95%
Dasmariñas0.96%5,5895,654-1.15%-0.22%
East Rembo4.83%28,11426,4336.36%1.18%
Forbes Park0.40%2,3352,533-7.82%-1.54%
Guadalupe Nuevo3.15%18,34118,2710.38%0.07%
Guadalupe Viejo2.30%13,41516,411-18.26%-3.77%
Kasilawan1.01%5,8815,29111.15%2.03%
La Paz1.26%7,3567,931-7.25%-1.42%
Magallanes0.97%5,6725,5761.72%0.33%
Olympia3.48%20,25121,270-4.79%-0.93%
Palanan2.42%14,11017,283-18.36%-3.79%
Pembo8.29%48,27544,8037.75%1.43%
Pinagkaisahan0.99%5,7395,804-1.12%-0.21%
Pio del Pilar5.27%30,73227,03513.67%2.47%
Pitogo2.47%14,39515,332-6.11%-1.19%
Poblacion4.36%25,39317,12048.32%7.79%
Post Proper Northside4.90%28,5726,010375.41%34.56%
Post Proper Southside9.00%52,42845,31015.71%2.82%
Rizal7.32%42,63541,9591.61%0.30%
San Antonio2.89%16,84011,44347.16%7.63%
San Isidro1.38%8,0457,5896.01%1.12%
San Lorenzo2.23%12,99510,00629.87%5.10%
Santa Cruz1.24%7,2077,440-3.13%-0.60%
Singkamas1.27%7,3707,426-0.75%-0.14%
South Cembo2.59%15,10314,6722.94%0.55%
Tejeros2.35%13,69613,868-1.24%-0.24%
Urdaneta0.76%4,4293,71719.16%3.39%
Valenzuela1.08%6,3107,261-13.10%-2.64%
West Rembo5.13%29,89928,4065.26%0.98%
Makati Total582,602529,03910.12%1.85%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Makati for the fiscal year of 2016 was 11,852,561,312.04.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20097,474,793,225.28
20107,671,068,127.172.63%
20118,601,252,984.9412.13%
20129,235,964,052.627.38%
20139,622,153,955.164.18%
201410,279,536,741.136.83%
201512,017,586,839.4016.91%
201611,852,561,312.04-1.37%

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 Makati is 25 to 29, with 63,670 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4,844 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110,158
1 to 436,128
5 to 943,125
10 to 1443,471
15 to 1948,156
20 to 2459,752
25 to 2963,670
30 to 3454,553
35 to 3947,063
40 to 4439,159
45 to 4935,747
50 to 5430,220
55 to 5924,462
60 to 6418,220
65 to 6911,587
70 to 746,489
75 to 794,844
80 and over5,798
Total582,602

Historical population

The population of Makati grew from 114,540 in 1960 to 582,602 in 2015, an increase of 468,062 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 53,563 people, from the previous population of 529,039 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
114,540
264,9188.55%
334,4484.79%
372,6312.18%
453,1701.98%
484,1761.25%
471,379-0.57%
567,3492.59%
529,039-2.51%
582,6021.85%

Location

The city center of Makati is situated at approximately 14° 33' North, 121° 1' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.7 meters or 54.9 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 Makati are Mandaluyong, Pasay, San Juan, Pasig, Manila, and Taguig. The nearest municipalities are Pateros, Cainta, Taytay, Angono, Kawit, and San Mateo. Its distance from the national capital is 6.01 kilometers (3.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pateros, 4.80 kilometers (2.98 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Cainta, Rizal, 10.22 kilometers (6.35 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Taytay, Rizal, 11.82 kilometers (7.34 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Angono, Rizal, 14.43 kilometers (8.96 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S76°E)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 17.97 kilometers (11.16 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • San Mateo, Rizal, 18.32 kilometers (11.38 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N34°E)

Nearest cities

  • Mandaluyong, 2.52 kilometers (1.56 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N25°E)
  • Pasay, 3.36 kilometers (2.09 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • San Juan, 5.34 kilometers (3.32 miles) to the North (N7°E)
  • Pasig, 5.75 kilometers (3.57 miles) to the East (N86°E)
  • Manila, 6.01 kilometers (3.73 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)
  • Taguig, 6.42 kilometers (3.99 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)

Distance from Manila: 6.01 kilometers (3.73 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 582,602, ranked 14 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.33 square kilometers, ranked 1,548 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 27,010 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 4 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 1,536 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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