Baliuag, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count27
Postal code3006
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)45.05 km2 (17.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)149,954
Density (2015)3,329 / km2 (8,623 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 58' North, 120° 54' East (14.9585, 120.8970)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.1 meters (65.9 feet)

Baliuag is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 45.05 square kilometers or 17.39 square miles which constitutes 1.61% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 149,954. This represented 4.56% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 1.34% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,329 inhabitants per square kilometer or 8,623 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baliuag has 27 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)
Bagong Nayon3.75%5,6165,994-6.31%-1.23%
Barangca2.03%3,0512,74211.27%2.05%
Calantipay1.86%2,7842,6136.54%1.21%
Catulinan1.28%1,9161,7698.31%1.53%
Concepcion6.62%9,9339,5853.63%0.68%
Hinukay1.43%2,1401,41950.81%8.14%
Makinabang7.81%11,71511,1964.64%0.87%
Matangtubig1.75%2,6302,859-8.01%-1.58%
Pagala2.56%3,8433,13922.43%3.93%
Paitan1.01%1,5171,4405.35%1.00%
Piel1.49%2,2291,95514.02%2.53%
Pinagbarilan3.57%5,3575,1783.46%0.65%
Poblacion6.30%9,4489,668-2.28%-0.44%
Sabang7.57%11,35011,960-5.10%-0.99%
San Jose4.38%6,5755,34622.99%4.02%
San Roque2.37%3,5543,4024.47%0.84%
Santa Barbara7.79%11,67611,5680.93%0.18%
Santo Cristo5.90%8,8408,6502.20%0.41%
Santo Niño2.55%3,8183,47010.03%1.84%
Subic3.67%5,5064,55021.01%3.70%
Sulivan3.38%5,0704,7766.16%1.14%
Tangos3.80%5,6995,5782.17%0.41%
Tarcan4.89%7,3336,8926.40%1.19%
Tiaong3.34%5,0064,9032.10%0.40%
Tibag2.01%3,0143,746-19.54%-4.06%
Tilapayong2.26%3,3892,49435.89%6.01%
Virgen delas Flores4.63%6,9456,6734.08%0.76%
Baliuag Total149,954143,5654.45%0.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baliuag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 411,884,554.19.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009208,593,378.09
2010237,990,200.3214.09%
2011263,404,132.2910.68%
2012262,308,829.80-0.42%
2013303,678,411.2615.77%
2014339,374,820.6311.75%
2015374,370,973.9610.31%
2016411,884,554.1910.02%

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 Baliuag is 5 to 9, with 14,480 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,299 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,608
1 to 411,179
5 to 914,480
10 to 1414,283
15 to 1914,112
20 to 2414,361
25 to 2912,785
30 to 3411,959
35 to 3911,234
40 to 449,561
45 to 498,620
50 to 546,989
55 to 595,651
60 to 644,435
65 to 693,124
70 to 741,917
75 to 791,357
80 and over1,299
Total149,954

Historical population

The population of Baliuag grew from 37,409 in 1960 to 149,954 in 2015, an increase of 112,545 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 6,389 people, from the previous population of 143,565 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,409
52,1333.30%
61,6243.41%
70,5552.74%
89,7192.43%
103,0542.63%
119,6753.26%
136,9821.88%
143,5651.72%
149,9540.83%

Location

The municipal center of Baliuag is situated at approximately 14° 58' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.1 meters or 65.9 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 Baliuag are Malolos, San Jose del Monte, San Fernando, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Bustos, Pulilan, San Rafael, Plaridel, Pandi, and San Simon. Its distance from the national capital is 41.67 kilometers (25.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bustos, Bulacan, 2.46 kilometers (1.53 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Pulilan, Bulacan, 8.22 kilometers (5.11 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • San Rafael, Bulacan, 8.35 kilometers (5.19 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)
  • Plaridel, Bulacan, 9.10 kilometers (5.65 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S26°W)
  • Pandi, Bulacan, 12.28 kilometers (7.63 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • San Simon, Pampanga, 13.29 kilometers (8.26 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 41.67 kilometers (25.89 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 149,954, ranked 93 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.39 square kilometers, ranked 1,427 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,329 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 52 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.83%, ranked 769 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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