Pulilan, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count19
Postal code3005
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)39.89 km2 (15.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)97,323
Density (2015)2,440 / km2 (6,320 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 54' North, 120° 51' East (14.9022, 120.8471)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 39.89 square kilometers or 15.40 square miles which constitutes 1.43% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 97,323. This represented 2.96% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,440 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,320 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pulilan has 19 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)
Balatong A1.70%1,6561,5536.63%1.23%
Balatong B3.79%3,6913,4028.50%1.56%
Cutcot7.35%7,1524,84447.65%7.70%
Dampol I6.19%6,0285,6027.60%1.41%
Dampol II‑A4.34%4,2253,00140.79%6.73%
Dampol II‑B4.84%4,7063,95818.90%3.35%
Dulong Malabon4.03%3,9264,180-6.08%-1.19%
Inaon8.26%8,0377,5306.73%1.25%
Longos5.58%5,4265,1056.29%1.17%
Lumbac4.19%4,0733,9582.91%0.55%
Paltao6.72%6,5435,70514.69%2.64%
Penabatan2.05%1,9961,9253.69%0.69%
Poblacion12.56%12,22711,8583.11%0.59%
Santa Peregrina1.60%1,5531,33516.33%2.92%
Santo Cristo7.02%6,8316,4056.65%1.23%
Taal6.96%6,7745,71118.61%3.30%
Tabon4.47%4,3553,64919.35%3.42%
Tibag4.35%4,2352,84548.86%7.87%
Tinejero4.00%3,8893,27818.64%3.31%
Pulilan Total97,32385,84413.37%2.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pulilan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 302,529,365.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010169,293,953.37
2011187,170,696.5310.56%
2012194,424,508.133.88%
2013211,196,452.808.63%
2014235,395,517.3111.46%
2015272,332,941.8015.69%
2016302,529,365.2711.09%

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 Pulilan is 5 to 9, with 9,675 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 803 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,890
1 to 47,566
5 to 99,675
10 to 149,267
15 to 199,367
20 to 249,347
25 to 298,290
30 to 347,738
35 to 397,264
40 to 446,226
45 to 495,273
50 to 544,337
55 to 593,641
60 to 642,639
65 to 692,002
70 to 741,168
75 to 79830
80 and over803
Total97,323

Historical population

The population of Pulilan grew from 20,436 in 1960 to 97,323 in 2015, an increase of 76,887 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.42%, or an increase of 11,479 people, from the previous population of 85,844 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,436
28,9233.46%
34,2343.44%
38,1102.17%
48,1992.38%
59,6824.08%
68,1882.90%
85,0083.09%
85,8440.36%
97,3232.42%

Location

The municipal center of Pulilan is situated at approximately 14° 54' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 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 Pulilan are Malolos, Meycauayan, San Fernando, Valenzuela, San Jose del Monte, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Plaridel, Baliuag, Guiguinto, Calumpit, Bustos, and Paombong. Its distance from the national capital is 37.33 kilometers (23.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Malolos, Bulacan, 7.82 kilometers (4.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S29°W)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 21.88 kilometers (13.60 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 21.75 kilometers (13.51 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)
  • Valenzuela, 24.02 kilometers (14.93 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 23.81 kilometers (14.79 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S64°E)
  • Malabon, 27.78 kilometers (17.26 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)

Distance from Manila: 37.33 kilometers (23.19 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 97,323, ranked 191 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 15.40 square kilometers, ranked 1,472 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,440 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 68 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.42%, ranked 994 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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