Marilao, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count16
Postal code3019
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)33.74 km2 (13.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)221,965
Density (2015)6,579 / km2 (17,035 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 45' North, 120° 57' East (14.7572, 120.9477)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (23.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 33.74 square kilometers or 13.03 square miles which constitutes 1.21% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 221,965. This represented 6.74% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 1.98% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 6,579 inhabitants per square kilometer or 17,035 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Marilao has 16 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)
Abangan Norte4.25%9,4248,6658.76%1.61%
Abangan Sur4.34%9,6259,788-1.67%-0.32%
Ibayo4.55%10,1036,58453.45%8.49%
Lambakin19.29%42,82137,00715.71%2.82%
Lias5.81%12,90012,0387.16%1.33%
Loma de Gato25.94%57,56946,28624.38%4.24%
Nagbalon1.81%4,0153,7666.61%1.23%
Patubig3.38%7,5016,11322.71%3.97%
Poblacion I0.82%1,8261,6619.93%1.82%
Poblacion II2.47%5,4755,536-1.10%-0.21%
Prenza I3.18%7,0655,82721.25%3.74%
Prenza II5.06%11,2296,50772.57%10.95%
Santa Rosa I4.86%10,7939,9218.79%1.62%
Santa Rosa II4.35%9,6488,51013.37%2.42%
Saog6.74%14,95011,44530.62%5.22%
Tabing Ilog3.16%7,0215,97017.60%3.14%
Marilao Total221,965185,62419.58%3.46%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Marilao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 548,554,385.01.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009272,402,760.13
2010307,295,205.2212.81%
2011329,536,103.137.24%
2012332,192,318.920.81%
2013400,829,438.4520.66%
2014452,719,871.3312.95%
2015491,567,384.908.58%
2016548,554,385.0111.59%

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 Marilao is 5 to 9, with 21,956 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,044 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,987
1 to 416,602
5 to 921,956
10 to 1421,231
15 to 1921,719
20 to 2421,198
25 to 2919,145
30 to 3418,055
35 to 3918,047
40 to 4415,159
45 to 4912,647
50 to 549,864
55 to 597,737
60 to 646,062
65 to 694,050
70 to 742,124
75 to 791,338
80 and over1,044
Total221,965

Historical population

The population of Marilao grew from 9,206 in 1960 to 221,965 in 2015, an increase of 212,759 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.46%, or an increase of 36,341 people, from the previous population of 185,624 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,206
16,1285.64%
21,0175.46%
35,06910.78%
56,3614.86%
68,7613.80%
101,0178.60%
160,4526.59%
185,6245.45%
221,9653.46%

Location

The municipal center of Marilao is situated at approximately 14° 45' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.8 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 Marilao are Meycauayan, Valenzuela, Malabon, Navotas, Caloocan, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Obando, Bocaue, Santa Maria, Balagtas, Bulakan, and Guiguinto. Its distance from the national capital is 18.76 kilometers (11.66 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 2.56 kilometers (1.59 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Valenzuela, 5.48 kilometers (3.40 miles) to the South (S2°W)
  • Malabon, 9.13 kilometers (5.67 miles) to the South (S6°E)
  • Navotas, 11.10 kilometers (6.90 miles) to the South (S0°E)
  • Caloocan, 11.75 kilometers (7.30 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 12.16 kilometers (7.56 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)

Distance from Manila: 18.76 kilometers (11.66 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 221,965, ranked 61 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.03 square kilometers, ranked 1,507 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 6,579 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 27 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.46%, ranked 458 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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