Marikina

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count16
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)21.52 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)450,741
Density (2015)20,945 / km2 (54,241 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 38' North, 121° 6' East (14.6331, 121.0993)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.6 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 21.52 square kilometers or 8.31 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 450,741. This represented 3.50% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 20,945 inhabitants per square kilometer or 54,241 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Marikina has 16 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)
Barangka4.11%18,50419,222-3.74%-0.72%
Calumpang3.30%14,85714,879-0.15%-0.03%
Concepcion Dos5.69%25,63726,114-1.83%-0.35%
Concepcion Uno9.44%42,56439,2048.57%1.58%
Fortune8.02%36,14233,3908.24%1.52%
Industrial Valley3.55%15,99514,26312.14%2.21%
Jesus de La Peña2.26%10,1759,4657.50%1.39%
Malanday12.30%55,44251,9566.71%1.24%
Marikina Heights8.61%38,79535,4169.54%1.75%
Nangka9.72%43,82840,7317.60%1.41%
Parang9.24%41,66137,8969.94%1.82%
San Roque3.98%17,94518,252-1.68%-0.32%
Santa Elena1.54%6,9286,954-0.37%-0.07%
Santo Niño6.82%30,75926,12017.76%3.16%
Tañong1.83%8,2708,479-2.46%-0.47%
Tumana9.59%43,23941,8093.42%0.64%
Marikina Total450,741424,1506.27%1.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Marikina for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,969,606,877.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,405,293,804.68
20101,379,971,958.01-1.80%
20111,413,805,899.832.45%
20121,398,127,770.30-1.11%
20131,505,545,564.527.68%
20141,677,617,607.1911.43%
20151,813,298,417.828.09%
20161,969,606,877.828.62%

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 Marikina is 15 to 19, with 44,465 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3,431 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17,763
1 to 431,522
5 to 941,057
10 to 1442,834
15 to 1944,465
20 to 2443,817
25 to 2940,780
30 to 3437,099
35 to 3932,076
40 to 4429,672
45 to 4925,429
50 to 5421,590
55 to 5917,306
60 to 6413,194
65 to 699,245
70 to 745,545
75 to 793,916
80 and over3,431
Total450,741

Historical population

The population of Marikina grew from 40,455 in 1960 to 450,741 in 2015, an increase of 410,286 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 26,591 people, from the previous population of 424,150 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
40,455
113,40010.61%
168,4538.26%
211,6134.67%
310,2273.90%
357,2312.68%
391,1701.97%
424,6101.14%
424,150-0.04%
450,7411.16%

Location

The city center of Marikina is situated at approximately 14° 38' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.6 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 Marikina are Quezon City, San Juan, Pasig, Mandaluyong, Antipolo, and Makati. The nearest municipalities are Cainta, San Mateo, Taytay, Pateros, Rodriguez, and Angono. Its distance from the national capital is 13.70 kilometers (8.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Cainta, Rizal, 6.12 kilometers (3.80 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)
  • San Mateo, Rizal, 7.08 kilometers (4.40 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Taytay, Rizal, 7.89 kilometers (4.90 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)
  • Pateros, 10.71 kilometers (6.66 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Rodriguez, Rizal, 11.92 kilometers (7.40 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)
  • Angono, Rizal, 13.28 kilometers (8.25 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)

Nearest cities

  • Quezon City, 5.81 kilometers (3.61 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)
  • San Juan, 8.11 kilometers (5.04 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Pasig, 8.39 kilometers (5.22 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)
  • Mandaluyong, 9.40 kilometers (5.84 miles) to the Southwest (S49°W)
  • Antipolo, Rizal, 9.69 kilometers (6.02 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Makati, 11.75 kilometers (7.30 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)

Distance from Manila: 13.70 kilometers (8.51 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S70°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 450,741, ranked 17 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.31 square kilometers, ranked 1,549 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 20,945 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 8 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.16%, ranked 1,331 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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