Rizal, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count26
Postal code3127
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)120.55 km2 (46.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)64,087
Density (2015)532 / km2 (1,377 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 43' North, 121° 6' East (15.7087, 121.1050)
Estimated elevation above sea level90.5 meters (296.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 120.55 square kilometers or 46.54 square miles which constitutes 2.10% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 64,087. This represented 2.98% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 532 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,377 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Rizal has 26 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)
Agbannawag6.53%4,1823,51119.11%3.39%
Aglipay4.85%3,1112,9096.94%1.29%
Bicos7.24%4,6414,643-0.04%-0.01%
Cabucbucan7.24%4,6413,80022.13%3.88%
Calaocan District5.50%3,5273,3714.63%0.87%
Canaan East3.88%2,4862,2709.52%1.75%
Canaan West1.57%1,0069436.68%1.24%
Casilagan1.21%77663522.20%3.89%
Del Pilar2.06%1,3201,15614.19%2.56%
Estrella8.07%5,1754,45416.19%2.90%
General Luna3.44%2,2031,94313.38%2.42%
Macapsing4.39%2,8132,35419.50%3.45%
Maligaya2.60%1,6661,42416.99%3.03%
Paco Roman5.11%3,2782,90212.96%2.35%
Pag‑asa2.16%1,3851,3393.44%0.65%
Poblacion Central1.20%77157135.03%5.88%
Poblacion East3.07%1,9691,73513.49%2.44%
Poblacion Norte4.69%3,0032,7529.12%1.68%
Poblacion Sur4.93%3,1603,337-5.30%-1.03%
Poblacion West5.77%3,6963,32011.33%2.06%
Portal3.01%1,9321,62219.11%3.39%
San Esteban2.47%1,5811,41411.81%2.15%
San Gregorio2.41%1,5441,35713.78%2.49%
Santa Monica4.01%2,5701,98729.34%5.02%
Villa Labrador1.37%88179011.52%2.10%
Villa Paraiso1.20%77060627.06%4.67%
Rizal Total64,08757,14512.15%2.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Rizal for the fiscal year of 2016 was 129,659,693.25.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200970,854,043.00
201075,541,728.606.62%
201182,215,832.508.83%
201283,886,947.762.03%
201393,901,363.0211.94%
2014112,270,952.0019.56%
2015116,877,323.894.10%
2016129,659,693.2510.94%

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 Rizal is 5 to 9, with 6,388 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 640 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,223
1 to 45,041
5 to 96,388
10 to 146,180
15 to 195,924
20 to 245,774
25 to 295,403
30 to 344,912
35 to 394,466
40 to 443,934
45 to 493,748
50 to 543,161
55 to 592,497
60 to 641,839
65 to 691,379
70 to 74895
75 to 79683
80 and over640
Total64,087

Historical population

The population of Rizal grew from 19,447 in 1960 to 64,087 in 2015, an increase of 44,640 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.21%, or an increase of 6,942 people, from the previous population of 57,145 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,447
25,9192.85%
28,5171.94%
31,4071.95%
38,9702.18%
45,8343.09%
48,1661.07%
52,4651.19%
57,1453.16%
64,0872.21%

Location

The municipal center of Rizal is situated at approximately 15° 43' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.5 meters or 296.7 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 Rizal are San Jose, Palayan, Muñoz, Cabanatuan, Gapan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Bongabon, Llanera, Pantabangan, General Mamerto Natividad, Laur, and Alfonso Castañeda. Its distance from the national capital is 124.45 kilometers (77.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 124.45 kilometers (77.33 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 64,087, ranked 331 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.54 square kilometers, ranked 854 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 532 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 336 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.21%, ranked 637 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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