Valenzuela

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Barangay count33
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)47.02 km2 (18.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)620,422
Density (2015)13,195 / km2 (34,183 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 42' North, 120° 57' East (14.7077, 120.9462)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.6 meters (18.5 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 47.02 square kilometers or 18.15 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 620,422. This represented 4.82% of the total population of the National Capital Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 13,195 inhabitants per square kilometer or 34,183 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Valenzuela has 33 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)
Arkong Bato1.61%10,0049,9990.05%0.01%
Bagbaguin2.22%13,77012,44110.68%1.95%
Balangkas1.92%11,89210,79410.17%1.86%
Bignay4.36%27,05922,46220.47%3.61%
Bisig0.21%1,3331,2952.93%0.55%
Canumay East2.01%12,4620NULLNULL
Canumay West3.58%22,21528,213-21.26%-4.45%
Coloong1.80%11,15410,4766.47%1.20%
Dalandanan3.02%18,73317,3487.98%1.47%
Gen. T. de Leon14.42%89,44189,2090.26%0.05%
Isla0.77%4,7934,5255.92%1.10%
Karuhatan6.61%40,99637,7488.60%1.58%
Lawang Bato3.11%19,30116,39517.72%3.16%
Lingunan3.42%21,21717,43621.69%3.81%
Mabolo0.20%1,2171,379-11.75%-2.35%
Malanday2.89%17,94817,0755.11%0.95%
Malinta7.80%48,39746,2314.69%0.88%
Mapulang Lupa4.41%27,35423,61715.82%2.84%
Marulas8.70%53,97852,1703.47%0.65%
Maysan3.92%24,29324,2510.17%0.03%
Palasan0.98%6,0895,8364.34%0.81%
Parada2.40%14,89415,377-3.14%-0.61%
Pariancillo Villa0.26%1,6341,23931.88%5.41%
Paso de Blas2.15%13,35013,732-2.78%-0.54%
Pasolo1.03%6,3956,2172.86%0.54%
Poblacion0.06%372412-9.71%-1.93%
Pulo0.18%1,1031,162-5.08%-0.99%
Punturin3.37%20,93018,65612.19%2.21%
Rincon1.06%6,6036,4192.87%0.54%
Tagalag0.52%3,2093,212-0.09%-0.02%
Ugong6.74%41,82135,08019.22%3.40%
Viente Reales3.70%22,94922,1983.38%0.64%
Wawang Pulo0.57%3,5162,75227.76%4.78%
Valenzuela Total620,422575,3567.83%1.45%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Valenzuela for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,879,637,025.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,513,272,715.19
20101,535,852,893.861.49%
20111,758,648,651.5114.51%
20121,853,299,195.605.38%
20131,881,560,977.451.52%
20142,162,752,471.3214.94%
20152,583,660,020.0519.46%
20162,879,637,025.9411.46%

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 Valenzuela is 20 to 24, with 63,791 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,714 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110,927
1 to 444,994
5 to 958,939
10 to 1457,429
15 to 1960,771
20 to 2463,791
25 to 2961,439
30 to 3454,456
35 to 3949,424
40 to 4440,065
45 to 4933,320
50 to 5426,871
55 to 5920,728
60 to 6415,923
65 to 6910,036
70 to 745,204
75 to 793,391
80 and over2,714
Total620,422

Historical population

The population of Valenzuela grew from 41,473 in 1960 to 620,422 in 2015, an increase of 578,949 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.45%, or an increase of 45,066 people, from the previous population of 575,356 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
41,473
98,4568.83%
150,6058.90%
212,3637.11%
340,2274.83%
437,1654.81%
485,4332.27%
568,9282.21%
575,3560.41%
620,4221.45%

Location

The city center of Valenzuela is situated at approximately 14° 42' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.6 meters or 18.5 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 Valenzuela are Meycauayan, Malabon, Navotas, Caloocan, Quezon City, and Manila. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Marilao, Bocaue, Bulakan, Santa Maria, and Balagtas. Its distance from the national capital is 13.46 kilometers (8.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 3.35 kilometers (2.08 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)
  • Malabon, 3.79 kilometers (2.35 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Navotas, 5.62 kilometers (3.49 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Caloocan, 6.93 kilometers (4.31 miles) to the Southeast (S36°E)
  • Quezon City, 12.69 kilometers (7.89 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S60°E)
  • Manila, 13.46 kilometers (8.36 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

Distance from Manila: 13.46 kilometers (8.36 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 620,422, ranked 11 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,372 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 13,195 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 17 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.45%, 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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