Olongapo

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
Barangay count17
Postal code2200
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSubic Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)185.00 km2 (71.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)233,040
Density (2015)1,260 / km2 (3,262 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 50' North, 120° 17' East (14.8314, 120.2835)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.6 feet)

Olongapo is a coastal highly urbanized city in the Central Luzon region. Although administratively independent due to its distinction as highly urbanized city, Olongapo is commonly grouped with the province of Zambales.

The city has a land area of 185.00 square kilometers or 71.43 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 233,040. This represented 2.08% of the total population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,260 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,262 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Olongapo has 17 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)
Asinan1.48%3,4453,3413.11%0.59%
Banicain2.94%6,8516,5883.99%0.75%
Barreto8.30%19,34018,8402.65%0.50%
East Bajac‑bajac7.37%17,16517,334-0.97%-0.19%
East Tapinac3.97%9,2539,373-1.28%-0.25%
Gordon Heights11.96%27,87426,0866.85%1.27%
Kalaklan5.64%13,13712,9341.57%0.30%
Mabayuan4.56%10,62210,3232.90%0.55%
New Cabalan11.89%27,71425,4288.99%1.65%
New Ilalim0.65%1,5181,4236.68%1.24%
New Kababae1.03%2,4042,2616.32%1.17%
New Kalalake4.21%9,8089,2196.39%1.19%
Old Cabalan8.27%19,27418,2595.56%1.04%
Pag‑asa2.60%6,0705,6727.02%1.30%
Santa Rita18.72%43,63239,7939.65%1.77%
West Bajac‑bajac3.44%8,0077,5486.08%1.13%
West Tapinac2.97%6,9266,7562.52%0.47%
Olongapo Total233,040221,1785.36%1.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Olongapo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,187,106,713.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,563,720,633.33
20101,691,659,329.518.18%
20111,738,170,977.962.75%
20121,838,406,752.325.77%
20131,478,852,176.48-19.56%
20141,022,613,282.15-30.85%
20151,255,249,944.7422.75%
20161,187,106,713.41-5.43%

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 Olongapo is 20 to 24, with 23,062 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,387 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14,938
1 to 419,156
5 to 922,371
10 to 1422,347
15 to 1922,910
20 to 2423,062
25 to 2921,436
30 to 3417,416
35 to 3916,137
40 to 4414,131
45 to 4912,954
50 to 5410,474
55 to 598,485
60 to 646,575
65 to 694,802
70 to 742,666
75 to 791,793
80 and over1,387
Total233,040

Historical population

The population of Olongapo grew from 107,785 in 1970 to 233,040 in 2015, an increase of 125,255 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 11,862 people, from the previous population of 221,178 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
107,785
147,1096.44%
156,4301.24%
193,3272.14%
179,754-1.35%
194,2601.68%
227,2702.19%
221,178-0.98%
233,0401.00%

Location

The city center of Olongapo is situated at approximately 14° 50' North, 120° 17' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.6 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 Olongapo are Balanga, Angeles, San Fernando, Mabalacat, Malolos, and Valenzuela. The nearest municipalities are Subic, Castillejos, Morong, Dinalupihan, San Marcelino, and Hermosa. Its distance from the national capital is 79.59 kilometers (49.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 32.41 kilometers (20.14 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S59°E)
  • Angeles, 47.30 kilometers (29.39 miles) to the Northeast (N44°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 49.17 kilometers (30.56 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N63°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 53.36 kilometers (33.15 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 56.85 kilometers (35.32 miles) to the East (N89°E)
  • Valenzuela, 72.65 kilometers (45.14 miles) to the East (S79°E)

Distance from Manila: 79.59 kilometers (49.45 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 233,040, ranked 44 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.43 square kilometers, ranked 556 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,260 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 115 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.00%, ranked 887 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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