Lupao, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count24
Postal code3122
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)121.33 km2 (46.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,788
Density (2015)361 / km2 (935 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 52' North, 120° 54' East (15.8740, 120.8996)
Estimated elevation above sea level137.0 meters (449.2 feet)

Lupao is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 121.33 square kilometers or 46.85 square miles which constitutes 2.11% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,788. This represented 2.04% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 361 inhabitants per square kilometer or 935 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lupao has 24 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)
Agupalo Este3.10%1,3581,3530.37%0.07%
Agupalo Weste3.83%1,6751,5428.63%1.59%
Alalay Chica2.16%94582115.10%2.71%
Alalay Grande4.20%1,8401,7028.11%1.50%
Bagong Flores8.71%3,8163,6793.72%0.70%
Balbalungao6.11%2,6772,26718.09%3.22%
Burgos3.43%1,5021,4096.60%1.22%
Cordero2.32%1,01791211.51%2.10%
J. U. Tienzo3.75%1,6401,5346.91%1.28%
Mapangpang1.79%7827652.22%0.42%
Namulandayan3.98%1,7431,5999.01%1.66%
Parista9.13%3,9983,53713.03%2.36%
Poblacion East2.02%8848721.38%0.26%
Poblacion North1.50%659767-14.08%-2.85%
Poblacion South3.18%1,3921,474-5.56%-1.08%
Poblacion West2.98%1,3071,2683.08%0.58%
Salvacion I4.15%1,8181,7871.73%0.33%
Salvacion II4.06%1,7761,7670.51%0.10%
San Antonio Este4.84%2,1191,86813.44%2.43%
San Antonio Weste3.80%1,6641,6212.65%0.50%
San Isidro11.34%4,9674,42312.30%2.23%
San Pedro3.60%1,5781,4359.97%1.83%
San Roque4.52%1,9801,9770.15%0.03%
Santo Domingo1.49%65155217.93%3.19%
Lupao Total43,78840,9316.98%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lupao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,985,235.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,633,872.69
201058,569,204.375.28%
201163,382,403.388.22%
201262,565,153.52-1.29%
201371,275,381.3213.92%
201484,884,940.2619.09%
201594,265,990.3711.05%
2016103,985,235.6810.31%

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 Lupao is 10 to 14, with 4,496 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 467 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1777
1 to 43,459
5 to 94,432
10 to 144,496
15 to 194,004
20 to 243,821
25 to 293,506
30 to 343,106
35 to 392,919
40 to 442,646
45 to 492,690
50 to 542,268
55 to 591,815
60 to 641,277
65 to 69902
70 to 74681
75 to 79522
80 and over467
Total43,788

Historical population

The population of Lupao grew from 15,482 in 1960 to 43,788 in 2015, an increase of 28,306 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 2,857 people, from the previous population of 40,931 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,482
20,0052.54%
22,1062.02%
23,0500.84%
27,4811.77%
29,9961.65%
34,1902.85%
36,8321.03%
40,9313.92%
43,7881.29%

Location

The municipal center of Lupao is situated at approximately 15° 52' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 137.0 meters or 449.2 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 Lupao are San Jose, Muñoz, Urdaneta, Palayan, Cabanatuan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Umingan, Talugtug, San Quintin, Carranglan, Natividad, and Tayug. Its distance from the national capital is 142.27 kilometers (88.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 142.27 kilometers (88.40 miles) to the South (S3°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,788, ranked 567 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.85 square kilometers, ranked 849 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 361 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 520 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 1,450 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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