Candaba, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count33
Postal code2013
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)176.40 km2 (68.11 sq mi)
Population (2015)111,586
Density (2015)633 / km2 (1,638 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 6' North, 120° 50' East (15.0925, 120.8276)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 176.40 square kilometers or 68.11 square miles which constitutes 8.81% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 111,586. This represented 5.08% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 0.99% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 633 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,638 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Candaba has 33 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)
Bahay Pare10.02%11,17910,3398.12%1.50%
Bambang2.76%3,0842,77910.98%2.00%
Barangca1.70%1,8951,65414.57%2.62%
Barit1.94%2,1632,0983.10%0.58%
Buas1.61%1,7971,863-3.54%-0.68%
Cuayang Bugtong1.77%1,9751,9053.67%0.69%
Dalayap1.87%2,0861,9904.82%0.90%
Dulong Ilog4.06%4,5323,79019.58%3.46%
Gulap3.95%4,4083,90812.79%2.32%
Lanang2.98%3,3262,98311.50%2.09%
Lourdes2.22%2,4742,2848.32%1.53%
Magumbali1.94%2,1662,1172.31%0.44%
Mandasig4.38%4,8914,4829.13%1.68%
Mandili4.60%5,1364,60711.48%2.09%
Mangga2.98%3,3222,89614.71%2.65%
Mapaniqui4.33%4,8364,5097.25%1.34%
Paligui1.39%1,5531,40210.77%1.97%
Pangclara1.42%1,5871,33119.23%3.41%
Pansinao2.95%3,2952,97210.87%1.98%
Paralaya4.82%5,3745,0177.12%1.32%
Pasig4.82%5,3835,0656.28%1.17%
Pescadores1.57%1,7531,7102.51%0.47%
Pulong Gubat1.80%2,0091,81010.99%2.01%
Pulong Palazan3.11%3,4713,2038.37%1.54%
Salapungan5.00%5,5795,4282.78%0.52%
San Agustin4.54%5,0684,8025.54%1.03%
Santo Rosario1.04%1,15799716.05%2.87%
Tagulod2.25%2,5102,09619.75%3.49%
Talang2.78%3,1072,66716.50%2.95%
Tenejero2.55%2,8482,7025.40%1.01%
Vizal San Pablo2.30%2,5652,3658.46%1.56%
Vizal Santo Cristo2.07%2,3092,02613.97%2.52%
Vizal Santo Niño2.46%2,7482,6025.61%1.04%
Candaba Total111,586102,3998.97%1.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Candaba for the fiscal year of 2016 was 196,026,101.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009106,548,318.87
2010105,171,721.12-1.29%
2011121,969,047.1315.97%
2012122,121,935.410.13%
2013139,005,232.1013.82%
2014153,178,552.9310.20%
2015175,227,206.6014.39%
2016196,026,101.7311.87%

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 Candaba is 5 to 9, with 11,530 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,090 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,100
1 to 49,072
5 to 911,530
10 to 1411,236
15 to 1910,883
20 to 2410,610
25 to 299,430
30 to 348,315
35 to 397,627
40 to 446,416
45 to 496,206
50 to 545,210
55 to 594,042
60 to 643,000
65 to 692,250
70 to 741,453
75 to 791,116
80 and over1,090
Total111,586

Historical population

The population of Candaba grew from 28,811 in 1960 to 111,586 in 2015, an increase of 82,775 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 9,187 people, from the previous population of 102,399 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,811
41,5123.64%
48,4583.15%
52,9451.79%
68,1452.56%
77,5462.45%
86,0662.26%
96,5891.60%
102,3992.15%
111,5861.65%

Location

The municipal center of Candaba is situated at approximately 15° 6' North, 120° 50' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.5 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 Candaba are San Fernando, Angeles, Gapan, Malolos, Mabalacat, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Santa Ana, San Luis, Arayat, San Simon, Mexico, and San Ildefonso. Its distance from the national capital is 57.90 kilometers (35.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 57.90 kilometers (35.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 111,586, ranked 129 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 68.11 square kilometers, ranked 597 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 633 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 274 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.65%, ranked 708 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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