Hermosa, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count23
Postal code2111
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)157.00 km2 (60.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)65,862
Density (2015)420 / km2 (1,086 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 30' East (14.8312, 120.5075)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.1 meters (39.8 feet)

Hermosa is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 157.00 square kilometers or 60.62 square miles which constitutes 11.43% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 65,862. This represented 8.66% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 420 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hermosa has 23 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)
A. Rivera2.54%1,6751,6630.72%0.14%
Almacen3.30%2,1751,93912.17%2.21%
Bacong4.29%2,8282,54711.03%2.01%
Balsic10.01%6,5945,70415.60%2.80%
Bamban3.61%2,3792,15710.29%1.88%
Burgos‑Soliman0.84%55649312.78%2.32%
Cataning4.58%3,0182,65613.63%2.46%
Culis13.07%8,6107,21619.32%3.42%
Daungan1.46%9629056.30%1.17%
Judge Roman Cruz Sr.5.79%3,8163,07224.22%4.22%
Mabiga4.41%2,9022,14435.35%5.93%
Mabuco4.92%3,2382,94310.02%1.84%
Maite2.59%1,7061,54810.21%1.87%
Mambog‑Mandama4.44%2,9222,58513.04%2.36%
Palihan9.31%6,1295,6219.04%1.66%
Pandatung3.11%2,0481,71319.56%3.46%
Pulo0.88%57936558.63%9.18%
Saba2.85%1,8751,7377.94%1.47%
Sacrifice Valley1.89%1,2481,1835.49%1.02%
San Pedro3.52%2,3181,95018.87%3.35%
Santo Cristo1.36%896897-0.11%-0.02%
Sumalo2.92%1,9231,52925.77%4.46%
Tipo8.30%5,4654,43023.36%4.08%
Hermosa Total65,86256,99715.55%2.79%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hermosa for the fiscal year of 2016 was 181,142,011.54.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200989,086,761.89
201095,027,936.766.67%
2011112,067,552.1817.93%
2012106,721,055.53-4.77%
2013119,258,157.0611.75%
2014144,046,218.2020.79%
2015159,735,889.7410.89%
2016181,142,011.5413.40%

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 Hermosa is 5 to 9, with 7,163 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 430 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,498
1 to 45,735
5 to 97,163
10 to 146,498
15 to 196,473
20 to 245,955
25 to 295,373
30 to 344,767
35 to 394,539
40 to 443,874
45 to 493,597
50 to 542,969
55 to 592,423
60 to 641,914
65 to 691,383
70 to 74752
75 to 79519
80 and over430
Total65,862

Historical population

The population of Hermosa grew from 12,550 in 1960 to 65,862 in 2015, an increase of 53,312 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.79%, or an increase of 8,865 people, from the previous population of 56,997 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,550
19,5014.41%
23,2463.59%
25,6722.00%
34,6333.04%
38,7642.13%
46,2543.86%
52,4841.76%
56,9973.05%
65,8622.79%

Location

The municipal center of Hermosa is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.1 meters or 39.8 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 Hermosa are Balanga, Olongapo, San Fernando, Malolos, Angeles, and Mabalacat. The nearest municipalities are Orani, Dinalupihan, Samal, Abucay, Lubao, and Floridablanca. Its distance from the national capital is 57.42 kilometers (35.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 17.17 kilometers (10.67 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Olongapo, 24.11 kilometers (14.98 miles) to the West (N90°W)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 29.62 kilometers (18.41 miles) to the Northeast (N42°E)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 32.75 kilometers (20.35 miles) to the East (N88°E)
  • Angeles, 35.23 kilometers (21.89 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 43.90 kilometers (27.28 miles) to the North (N9°E)

Distance from Manila: 57.42 kilometers (35.68 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 65,862, ranked 352 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 60.62 square kilometers, ranked 715 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 420 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 472 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.79%, ranked 569 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
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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