Navotas

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count14
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)10.77 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)249,463
Density (2015)23,163 / km2 (59,967 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 39' North, 120° 57' East (14.6569, 120.9478)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.0 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 10.77 square kilometers or 4.16 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 249,463. This represented 1.94% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 23,163 inhabitants per square kilometer or 59,967 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Navotas has 14 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)
Bagumbayan North1.03%2,5792,652-2.75%-0.53%
Bagumbayan South2.02%5,0514,52411.65%2.12%
Bangculasi3.19%7,9548,263-3.74%-0.72%
Daanghari6.77%16,89419,179-11.91%-2.39%
Navotas East0.89%2,2142,241-1.20%-0.23%
Navotas West2.45%6,1088,698-29.78%-6.51%
North Bay Blvd., North5.67%14,13416,201-12.76%-2.57%
North Bay Blvd., South28.43%70,93468,3753.74%0.70%
San Jose10.25%25,58128,153-9.14%-1.81%
San Rafael Village1.44%3,5953,5301.84%0.35%
San Roque7.87%19,64117,9169.63%1.77%
Sipac‑Almacen3.46%8,63511,541-25.18%-5.37%
Tangos14.80%36,92632,94112.10%2.20%
Tanza11.71%29,21724,91717.26%3.08%
Navotas Total249,463249,1310.13%0.03%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Navotas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 941,848,230.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009524,821,698.46
2010552,211,351.255.22%
2011649,505,630.4417.62%
2012591,053,272.89-9.00%
2013602,430,681.491.92%
2014696,220,701.1315.57%
2015823,520,989.6118.28%
2016941,848,230.3114.37%

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 Navotas is 5 to 9, with 25,422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,217 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15,063
1 to 420,970
5 to 925,422
10 to 1424,507
15 to 1924,711
20 to 2424,666
25 to 2922,524
30 to 3419,089
35 to 3918,027
40 to 4415,108
45 to 4913,476
50 to 5411,018
55 to 598,835
60 to 646,664
65 to 694,412
70 to 742,298
75 to 791,456
80 and over1,217
Total249,463

Historical population

The population of Navotas grew from 49,262 in 1960 to 249,463 in 2015, an increase of 200,201 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.03%, or an increase of 332 people, from the previous population of 249,131 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
49,262
83,2455.27%
97,0983.14%
126,1465.37%
187,4794.04%
229,0393.82%
230,4030.13%
245,3440.87%
249,1310.56%
249,4630.03%

Location

The city center of Navotas is situated at approximately 14° 39' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 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 Navotas are Malabon, Caloocan, Valenzuela, Manila, Meycauayan, and San Juan. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Marilao, Bocaue, Bulakan, Santa Maria, and Pateros. Its distance from the national capital is 8.11 kilometers (5.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Obando, Bulacan, 6.30 kilometers (3.92 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Marilao, Bulacan, 11.10 kilometers (6.90 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Bocaue, Bulacan, 15.96 kilometers (9.91 miles) to the North (N8°W)
  • Bulakan, Bulacan, 16.89 kilometers (10.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Santa Maria, Bulacan, 18.14 kilometers (11.27 miles) to the North (N4°E)
  • Pateros, 17.94 kilometers (11.15 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)

Nearest cities

  • Malabon, 2.27 kilometers (1.41 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)
  • Caloocan, 3.91 kilometers (2.43 miles) to the East (N90°E)
  • Valenzuela, 5.62 kilometers (3.49 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Manila, 8.11 kilometers (5.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 8.81 kilometers (5.48 miles) to the North (N7°E)
  • San Juan, 10.56 kilometers (6.56 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S57°E)

Distance from Manila: 8.11 kilometers (5.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 249,463, ranked 47 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 4.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,573 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 23,163 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 7 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.03%, ranked 719 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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