Malolos, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count51
Postal code3000
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)67.25 km2 (25.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)252,074
Density (2015)3,748 / km2 (9,706 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 49' East (14.8405, 120.8116)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (19.9 feet)

Malolos is a coastal component city in the province of Bulacan. It serves as the provincial capital.

The city has a land area of 67.25 square kilometers or 25.97 square miles which constitutes 2.41% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 252,074. This represented 7.66% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 2.25% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,748 inhabitants per square kilometer or 9,706 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malolos has 51 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)
Anilao1.22%3,0782,9992.63%0.50%
Atlag2.10%5,2945,1013.78%0.71%
Babatnin0.38%958969-1.14%-0.22%
Bagna2.11%5,3215,0615.14%0.96%
Bagong Bayan1.46%3,6883,4895.70%1.06%
Balayong1.32%3,3383,0599.12%1.68%
Balite1.12%2,8132,5799.07%1.67%
Bangkal4.93%12,43711,03012.76%2.31%
Barihan2.31%5,8335,4047.94%1.47%
Bulihan5.36%13,51013,1342.86%0.54%
Bungahan1.18%2,9652,7318.57%1.58%
Caingin2.74%6,8996,8670.47%0.09%
Calero0.51%1,2811,2145.52%1.03%
Caliligawan0.12%302428-29.44%-6.42%
Canalate1.64%4,1244,0152.71%0.51%
Caniogan2.04%5,1325,239-2.04%-0.39%
Catmon0.94%2,3821,98819.82%3.50%
Cofradia1.56%3,9373,8153.20%0.60%
Dakila2.12%5,3525,1464.00%0.75%
Guinhawa1.62%4,0863,00336.06%6.04%
Ligas2.63%6,6246,1198.25%1.52%
Liyang0.66%1,6611,5646.20%1.15%
Longos5.90%14,86411,36130.83%5.25%
Look 1st2.70%6,8085,61421.27%3.74%
Look 2nd1.23%3,1082,61019.08%3.38%
Lugam1.87%4,7114,3558.17%1.51%
Mabolo2.55%6,4356,3990.56%0.11%
Mambog1.06%2,6732,34414.04%2.53%
Masile0.33%832884-5.88%-1.15%
Matimbo2.58%6,5166,4550.95%0.18%
Mojon7.24%18,23917,2615.67%1.05%
Namayan0.31%771872-11.58%-2.32%
Niugan0.33%82857244.76%7.30%
Pamarawan1.32%3,3363,425-2.60%-0.50%
Panasahan3.50%8,8188,6122.39%0.45%
Pinagbakahan2.41%6,0875,6537.68%1.42%
San Agustin0.90%2,2622,2022.72%0.51%
San Gabriel0.98%2,4672,23410.43%1.91%
San Juan1.74%4,3884,3261.43%0.27%
San Pablo2.08%5,2405,0354.07%0.76%
San Vicente1.11%2,7902,52910.32%1.89%
Santiago0.78%1,9731,9720.05%0.01%
Santisima Trinidad2.59%6,5246,3842.19%0.41%
Santo Cristo0.80%2,0251,9294.98%0.93%
Santo Niño0.22%5615325.45%1.02%
Santo Rosario3.03%7,6337,5930.53%0.10%
Santol3.43%8,6468,0467.46%1.38%
Sumapang Bata1.05%2,6452,4249.12%1.68%
Sumapang Matanda3.00%7,5547,2584.08%0.76%
Taal0.89%2,2312,1185.34%0.99%
Tikay4.00%10,0948,99212.26%2.23%
Malolos Total252,074234,9457.29%1.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malolos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 817,489,907.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009471,237,687.84
2010504,563,586.557.07%
2011565,108,992.5912.00%
2012531,810,782.31-5.89%
2013563,065,960.025.88%
2014683,052,367.6221.31%
2015754,753,645.6810.50%
2016817,489,907.918.31%

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 Malolos is 15 to 19, with 25,072 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,937 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,926
1 to 417,041
5 to 923,069
10 to 1423,186
15 to 1925,072
20 to 2423,530
25 to 2921,331
30 to 3419,985
35 to 3919,510
40 to 4416,659
45 to 4915,340
50 to 5412,533
55 to 5910,057
60 to 648,118
65 to 695,648
70 to 743,091
75 to 792,041
80 and over1,937
Total252,074

Historical population

The population of Malolos grew from 48,968 in 1960 to 252,074 in 2015, an increase of 203,106 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.35%, or an increase of 17,129 people, from the previous population of 234,945 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
48,968
73,9964.12%
83,4912.45%
95,6992.77%
125,1782.72%
147,4143.11%
175,2913.78%
225,2443.52%
234,9451.55%
252,0741.35%

Location

The city center of Malolos is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 19.9 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 Malolos are Meycauayan, Valenzuela, Malabon, San Fernando, Navotas, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Paombong, Plaridel, Guiguinto, Pulilan, Hagonoy, and Bulakan. Its distance from the national capital is 33.06 kilometers (20.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 19.49 kilometers (12.11 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Valenzuela, 20.64 kilometers (12.82 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • Malabon, 24.10 kilometers (14.97 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 24.48 kilometers (15.21 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • Navotas, 25.06 kilometers (15.57 miles) to the Southeast (S36°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 25.55 kilometers (15.88 miles) to the East (S82°E)

Distance from Manila: 33.06 kilometers (20.54 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 252,074, ranked 53 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.97 square kilometers, ranked 1,256 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,748 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 45 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.35%, ranked 224 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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