Pasay

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count201
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)13.97 km2 (5.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)416,522
Density (2015)29,815 / km2 (77,277 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 33' North, 120° 60' East (14.5437, 120.9954)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.1 meters (36.4 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 13.97 square kilometers or 5.39 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 416,522. This represented 3.23% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 29,815 inhabitants per square kilometer or 77,277 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pasay has 201 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)
Pasay Total416,522392,8696.02%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pasay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 3,535,557,082.79.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,945,675,737.99
20102,129,533,713.809.45%
20112,600,394,529.9822.11%
20122,663,629,193.462.43%
20133,027,245,987.0013.65%
20143,116,314,332.922.94%
20153,466,375,560.7611.23%
20163,535,557,082.792.00%

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 Pasay is 20 to 24, with 48,729 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,115 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17,327
1 to 428,711
5 to 934,606
10 to 1433,218
15 to 1939,815
20 to 2448,729
25 to 2947,597
30 to 3437,556
35 to 3931,528
40 to 4426,059
45 to 4922,595
50 to 5418,718
55 to 5914,134
60 to 6410,572
65 to 696,790
70 to 743,780
75 to 792,672
80 and over2,115
Total416,522

Historical population

The population of Pasay grew from 132,673 in 1960 to 416,522 in 2015, an increase of 283,849 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 23,653 people, from the previous population of 392,869 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
132,673
206,2834.41%
254,9994.35%
287,7702.45%
368,3662.50%
408,6101.96%
354,908-2.98%
403,0641.77%
392,869-0.93%
416,5221.12%

Location

The city center of Pasay is situated at approximately 14° 33' North, 120° 60' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.1 meters or 36.4 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 Pasay are Makati, Parañaque, Manila, Mandaluyong, Las Piñas, and San Juan. The nearest municipalities are Pateros, Cainta, Kawit, Taytay, Noveleta, and Angono. Its distance from the national capital is 5.45 kilometers (3.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pateros, 7.55 kilometers (4.69 miles) to the East (S89°E)
  • Cainta, Rizal, 13.53 kilometers (8.41 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 14.82 kilometers (9.21 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Taytay, Rizal, 15.04 kilometers (9.34 miles) to the East (N79°E)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 17.18 kilometers (10.68 miles) to the Southwest (S45°W)
  • Angono, Rizal, 17.15 kilometers (10.66 miles) to the East (S83°E)

Nearest cities

  • Makati, 3.36 kilometers (2.09 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N64°E)
  • Parañaque, 4.78 kilometers (2.97 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Manila, 5.45 kilometers (3.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Mandaluyong, 5.54 kilometers (3.44 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Las Piñas, 7.13 kilometers (4.43 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • San Juan, 7.71 kilometers (4.79 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N29°E)

Distance from Manila: 5.45 kilometers (3.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 416,522, ranked 19 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 5.39 square kilometers, ranked 1,568 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 29,815 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 2 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 588 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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