Malabon

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count21
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)15.71 km2 (6.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)365,525
Density (2015)23,267 / km2 (60,218 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 41' North, 120° 57' East (14.6752, 120.9573)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.9 meters (22.5 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 15.71 square kilometers or 6.07 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 365,525. This represented 2.84% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 23,267 inhabitants per square kilometer or 60,218 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malabon has 21 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)
Acacia1.40%5,1275,735-10.60%-2.11%
Baritan2.79%10,19311,476-11.18%-2.23%
Bayan‑bayanan1.83%6,7027,326-8.52%-1.68%
Catmon10.80%39,46636,4508.27%1.53%
Concepcion3.64%13,31111,80612.75%2.31%
Dampalit3.32%12,12411,2457.82%1.44%
Flores1.11%4,0604,282-5.18%-1.01%
Hulong Duhat3.27%11,95710,46614.25%2.57%
Ibaba2.32%8,4717,63011.02%2.01%
Longos14.65%53,54948,03911.47%2.09%
Maysilo3.08%11,26211,2130.44%0.08%
Muzon1.55%5,6685,689-0.37%-0.07%
Niugan1.70%6,2325,9384.95%0.92%
Panghulo4.13%15,10212,77218.24%3.24%
Potrero11.70%42,76841,4073.29%0.62%
San Agustin3.06%11,19511,1560.35%0.07%
Santolan3.77%13,76915,872-13.25%-2.67%
Tañong3.94%14,40414,620-1.48%-0.28%
Tinajeros4.99%18,22817,9011.83%0.35%
Tonsuya10.40%38,01939,354-3.39%-0.65%
Tugatog6.54%23,91822,9604.17%0.78%
Malabon Total365,525353,3373.45%0.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malabon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,133,792,091.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009694,075,879.14
2010750,659,283.138.15%
2011884,248,949.2917.80%
2012805,600,199.50-8.89%
2013845,038,913.644.90%
2014909,025,763.587.57%
2015899,732,749.15-1.02%
20161,133,792,091.8926.01%

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 Malabon is 20 to 24, with 37,456 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,194 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16,886
1 to 428,372
5 to 934,732
10 to 1434,137
15 to 1936,355
20 to 2437,456
25 to 2932,800
30 to 3429,278
35 to 3926,430
40 to 4422,820
45 to 4920,327
50 to 5416,729
55 to 5913,653
60 to 6410,352
65 to 696,900
70 to 743,638
75 to 792,466
80 and over2,194
Total365,525

Historical population

The population of Malabon grew from 76,438 in 1960 to 365,525 in 2015, an increase of 289,087 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.65%, or an increase of 12,188 people, from the previous population of 353,337 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
76,438
141,5146.21%
174,8784.34%
191,0011.78%
280,0273.90%
347,4844.13%
338,855-0.54%
363,6810.98%
353,337-1.04%
365,5250.65%

Location

The city center of Malabon is situated at approximately 14° 41' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.5 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 Malabon are Navotas, Caloocan, Valenzuela, Meycauayan, Manila, and Quezon City. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Marilao, Bocaue, Bulakan, Santa Maria, and Balagtas. Its distance from the national capital is 9.67 kilometers (6.01 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Navotas, 2.27 kilometers (1.41 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Caloocan, 3.51 kilometers (2.18 miles) to the Southeast (S55°E)
  • Valenzuela, 3.79 kilometers (2.35 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 6.73 kilometers (4.18 miles) to the North (due North)
  • Manila, 9.67 kilometers (6.01 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • Quezon City, 10.20 kilometers (6.34 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)

Distance from Manila: 9.67 kilometers (6.01 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 365,525, ranked 24 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 6.07 square kilometers, ranked 1,565 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 23,267 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 6 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.65%, ranked 236 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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