Mabalacat, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count27
Postal code2010
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)83.18 km2 (32.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)250,799
Density (2015)3,015 / km2 (7,808 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 13' North, 120° 34' East (15.2228, 120.5733)
Estimated elevation above sea level106.3 meters (348.6 feet)

Mabalacat is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Pampanga.

The city has a land area of 83.18 square kilometers or 32.12 square miles which constitutes 4.15% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 250,799. This represented 11.41% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 2.24% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,015 inhabitants per square kilometer or 7,808 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mabalacat has 27 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)
Atlu‑Bola3.87%9,7047,24533.94%5.72%
Bical1.56%3,9012,83737.50%6.25%
Bundagul1.26%3,1512,45928.14%4.83%
Cacutud0.77%1,9271,43933.91%5.72%
Calumpang0.72%1,812792128.79%17.07%
Camachiles4.54%11,38710,13812.32%2.24%
Dapdap15.07%37,78935,3866.79%1.26%
Dau21.75%54,54148,80911.74%2.14%
Dolores1.13%2,8411,86352.50%8.37%
Duquit4.89%12,2689,02935.87%6.01%
Lakandula2.71%6,7866,6881.47%0.28%
Mabiga7.60%19,05617,6817.78%1.44%
Macapagal Village1.50%3,7682,83532.91%5.57%
Mamatitang0.90%2,2502,0599.28%1.70%
Mangalit0.37%94080317.06%3.04%
Marcos Village1.17%2,9242,7336.99%1.29%
Mawaque1.22%3,0562,8307.99%1.47%
Paralayunan0.63%1,5881,43810.43%1.91%
Poblacion1.11%2,7822,5309.96%1.82%
San Francisco4.93%12,35412,2680.70%0.13%
San Joaquin1.98%4,9774,5738.83%1.62%
Santa Ines1.39%3,4763,4660.29%0.05%
Santa Maria0.83%2,0911,68524.09%4.20%
Santo Rosario0.81%2,0392,0101.44%0.27%
Sapang Balen0.07%1681661.20%0.23%
Sapang Biabas11.35%28,46425,80010.33%1.89%
Tabun5.88%14,7596,048144.03%18.51%
Mabalacat Total250,799215,61016.32%2.92%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mabalacat for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,117,424,108.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009441,101,352.19
2010468,922,437.206.31%
2011509,877,969.718.73%
2012497,216,580.11-2.48%
2013676,746,062.7936.11%
2014845,571,869.4924.95%
2015999,537,542.0418.21%
20161,117,424,108.7011.79%

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 Mabalacat is 20 to 24, with 25,010 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,603 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14,654
1 to 419,521
5 to 924,604
10 to 1425,008
15 to 1924,744
20 to 2425,010
25 to 2923,206
30 to 3420,070
35 to 3917,873
40 to 4414,918
45 to 4913,899
50 to 5411,154
55 to 598,681
60 to 646,535
65 to 694,821
70 to 742,658
75 to 791,840
80 and over1,603
Total250,799

Historical population

The population of Mabalacat grew from 31,752 in 1960 to 250,799 in 2015, an increase of 219,047 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.92%, or an increase of 35,189 people, from the previous population of 215,610 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
31,752
55,8975.69%
69,8744.58%
80,9662.99%
121,1154.11%
129,9901.33%
171,0456.06%
203,3072.41%
215,6102.16%
250,7992.92%

Location

The city center of Mabalacat is situated at approximately 15° 13' North, 120° 34' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 106.3 meters or 348.6 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 Mabalacat are Angeles, San Fernando, Tarlac City, Gapan, Malolos, and Cabanatuan. The nearest municipalities are Bamban, Magalang, Capas, Concepcion, Porac, and Arayat. Its distance from the national capital is 82.51 kilometers (51.27 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 82.51 kilometers (51.27 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 250,799, ranked 45 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.12 square kilometers, ranked 1,100 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,015 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 54 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.92%, ranked 367 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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