Parañaque

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count16
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)47.69 km2 (18.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)665,822
Density (2015)13,961 / km2 (36,166 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 30' North, 120° 59' East (14.5007, 120.9915)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.5 meters (31.3 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 47.69 square kilometers or 18.41 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 665,822. This represented 5.17% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 13,961 inhabitants per square kilometer or 36,166 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Parañaque 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)
B. F. Homes13.22%88,03583,4625.48%1.02%
Baclaran4.26%28,38521,33233.06%5.59%
Don Bosco7.85%52,29747,6219.82%1.80%
Don Galo1.75%11,64510,8277.56%1.40%
La Huerta1.44%9,5698,7888.89%1.63%
Marcelo Green Village5.19%34,55428,77220.10%3.55%
Merville4.13%27,50820,39134.90%5.87%
Moonwalk10.17%67,72359,61413.60%2.46%
San Antonio10.12%67,40159,84712.62%2.29%
San Dionisio9.54%63,50660,9514.19%0.78%
San Isidro11.85%78,91269,03514.31%2.58%
San Martin de Porres3.18%21,18120,9381.16%0.22%
Santo Niño5.24%34,86028,23523.46%4.09%
Sun Valley7.35%48,91337,58630.14%5.14%
Tambo3.86%25,69926,209-1.95%-0.37%
Vitalez0.85%5,6344,51824.70%4.29%
Parañaque Total665,822588,12613.21%2.39%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Parañaque for the fiscal year of 2016 was 3,757,404,271.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20092,063,667,103.60
20102,260,622,775.409.54%
20112,349,113,475.453.91%
20122,412,759,006.132.71%
20132,973,934,912.4523.26%
20143,206,947,672.037.84%
20153,150,901,341.33-1.75%
20163,757,404,271.9919.25%

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 Parañaque is 20 to 24, with 71,256 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4,360 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111,634
1 to 447,018
5 to 955,448
10 to 1453,249
15 to 1963,684
20 to 2471,256
25 to 2968,465
30 to 3459,745
35 to 3952,333
40 to 4443,662
45 to 4938,041
50 to 5431,342
55 to 5924,559
60 to 6418,273
65 to 6911,680
70 to 746,492
75 to 794,581
80 and over4,360
Total665,822

Historical population

The population of Parañaque grew from 61,898 in 1960 to 665,822 in 2015, an increase of 603,924 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.39%, or an increase of 77,696 people, from the previous population of 588,126 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
61,898
97,2144.51%
158,97410.37%
208,5525.58%
308,2363.98%
391,2964.57%
449,8113.03%
552,6602.88%
588,1262.29%
665,8222.39%

Location

The city center of Parañaque is situated at approximately 14° 30' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.5 meters or 31.3 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 Parañaque are Las Piñas, Pasay, Makati, Bacoor, Cavite City, and Taguig. The nearest municipalities are Pateros, Kawit, Noveleta, Cainta, Taytay, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 10.03 kilometers (6.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pateros, 9.19 kilometers (5.71 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 11.37 kilometers (7.06 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S56°W)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 13.85 kilometers (8.60 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • Cainta, Rizal, 15.97 kilometers (9.92 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N56°E)
  • Taytay, Rizal, 16.99 kilometers (10.56 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N63°E)
  • Rosario, Cavite, 17.66 kilometers (10.97 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)

Nearest cities

  • Las Piñas, 2.45 kilometers (1.52 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Pasay, 4.78 kilometers (2.97 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Makati, 7.10 kilometers (4.41 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N29°E)
  • Bacoor, Cavite, 7.18 kilometers (4.46 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 9.14 kilometers (5.68 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Taguig, 9.38 kilometers (5.83 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N72°E)

Distance from Manila: 10.03 kilometers (6.23 miles) to the North (N7°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 665,822, ranked 10 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.41 square kilometers, ranked 1,367 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 13,961 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 15 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.39%, ranked 443 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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