Apalit, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count12
Postal code2016
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)61.47 km2 (23.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)107,965
Density (2015)1,756 / km2 (4,550 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 57' North, 120° 46' East (14.9502, 120.7599)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.7 meters (31.9 feet)

Apalit is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Pampanga.

The municipality has a land area of 61.47 square kilometers or 23.73 square miles which constitutes 3.07% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 107,965. This represented 4.91% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 0.96% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,756 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,550 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Apalit has 12 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)
Balucuc9.36%10,1049,6125.12%0.95%
Calantipe3.60%3,8833,5918.13%1.50%
Cansinala6.79%7,3296,8407.15%1.32%
Capalangan6.60%7,1216,7415.64%1.05%
Colgante6.57%7,0907,260-2.34%-0.45%
Paligui2.50%2,7012,17923.96%4.17%
Sampaloc11.01%11,89111,2076.10%1.13%
San Juan8.27%8,9328,3247.30%1.35%
San Vicente20.91%22,58020,9797.63%1.41%
Sucad6.71%7,2466,7307.67%1.42%
Sulipan8.59%9,2698,9833.18%0.60%
Tabuyuc9.09%9,8199,0918.01%1.48%
Apalit Total107,965101,5376.33%1.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Apalit for the fiscal year of 2016 was 210,170,610.86.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009121,509,712.58
2010129,192,666.526.32%
2011140,469,375.888.73%
2012137,022,633.66-2.45%
2013151,285,290.1210.41%
2014175,118,380.4315.75%
2015196,605,463.3912.27%
2016210,170,610.866.90%

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 Apalit is 15 to 19, with 11,249 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 910 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,031
1 to 48,123
5 to 910,517
10 to 1410,701
15 to 1911,249
20 to 2410,518
25 to 298,878
30 to 347,975
35 to 397,729
40 to 446,473
45 to 496,058
50 to 544,920
55 to 594,049
60 to 643,185
65 to 692,241
70 to 741,354
75 to 791,054
80 and over910
Total107,965

Historical population

The population of Apalit grew from 25,408 in 1960 to 107,965 in 2015, an increase of 82,557 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 6,428 people, from the previous population of 101,537 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,408
36,1383.51%
41,2832.71%
48,2533.17%
62,3732.60%
65,7200.98%
78,2953.83%
97,2963.04%
101,5371.57%
107,9651.18%

Location

The municipal center of Apalit is situated at approximately 14° 57' North, 120° 46' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.7 meters or 31.9 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 Apalit are San Fernando, Malolos, Angeles, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Calumpit, San Simon, Macabebe, Santo Tomas, Minalin, and Masantol. Its distance from the national capital is 46.31 kilometers (28.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 46.31 kilometers (28.77 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 107,965, ranked 138 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,250 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,756 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 85 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.18%, ranked 1,234 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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