Magalang, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count27
Postal code2011
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)97.32 km2 (37.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)113,147
Density (2015)1,163 / km2 (3,011 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 13' North, 120° 40' East (15.2147, 120.6618)
Estimated elevation above sea level47.0 meters (154.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 97.32 square kilometers or 37.58 square miles which constitutes 4.86% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 113,147. This represented 5.15% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,163 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,011 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magalang 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)
Ayala2.89%3,2703,0586.93%1.28%
Bucanan1.51%1,7031,6652.28%0.43%
Camias1.73%1,9631,72114.06%2.54%
Dolores1.52%1,7171,5798.74%1.61%
Escaler1.61%1,8261,52519.74%3.49%
La Paz1.86%2,1001,68224.85%4.32%
Navaling1.35%1,5221,37111.01%2.01%
San Agustin2.94%3,3242,72821.85%3.83%
San Antonio1.55%1,7541,6794.47%0.84%
San Franciso4.49%5,0774,8784.08%0.76%
San Ildefonso5.97%6,7526,5323.37%0.63%
San Isidro21.91%24,78622,8038.70%1.60%
San Jose3.16%3,5792,76029.67%5.07%
San Miguel2.40%2,7142,35215.39%2.76%
San Nicolas 1st3.06%3,4583,2635.98%1.11%
San Nicolas 2nd2.52%2,8563,535-19.21%-3.98%
San Pablo3.02%3,4202,91717.24%3.08%
San Pedro I1.56%1,7601,761-0.06%-0.01%
San Pedro II4.80%5,4354,04634.33%5.78%
San Roque2.23%2,5252,3606.99%1.30%
San Vicente3.29%3,7263,4079.36%1.72%
Santa Cruz5.65%6,3966,2721.98%0.37%
Santa Lucia7.85%8,8838,5633.74%0.70%
Santa Maria2.42%2,7402,4999.64%1.77%
Santo Niño2.81%3,1853,215-0.93%-0.18%
Santo Rosario4.09%4,6243,91018.26%3.24%
Turu1.81%2,0521,51635.36%5.93%
Magalang Total113,147103,5979.22%1.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magalang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 217,248,639.43.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009115,382,225.18
2010122,503,325.696.17%
2011135,784,036.7110.84%
2012137,398,719.701.19%
2013155,525,032.6913.19%
2014174,623,790.7512.28%
2015198,627,051.6113.75%
2016217,248,639.439.38%

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 Magalang is 10 to 14, with 11,959 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 773 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,047
1 to 48,743
5 to 911,580
10 to 1411,959
15 to 1911,811
20 to 2410,595
25 to 299,139
30 to 348,342
35 to 397,958
40 to 447,040
45 to 496,574
50 to 545,297
55 to 594,010
60 to 642,986
65 to 692,105
70 to 741,239
75 to 79949
80 and over773
Total113,147

Historical population

The population of Magalang grew from 18,626 in 1960 to 113,147 in 2015, an increase of 94,521 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.69%, or an increase of 9,550 people, from the previous population of 103,597 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,626
26,3423.45%
31,4623.63%
34,8402.06%
43,9402.35%
52,6073.43%
77,5308.67%
98,5953.37%
103,5971.82%
113,1471.69%

Location

The municipal center of Magalang is situated at approximately 15° 13' North, 120° 40' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 47.0 meters or 154.2 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 Magalang are Mabalacat, Angeles, San Fernando, Tarlac City, Gapan, and Malolos. The nearest municipalities are Concepcion, Bamban, Arayat, Capas, Santa Ana, and Mexico. Its distance from the national capital is 77.07 kilometers (47.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Concepcion, Tarlac, 12.15 kilometers (7.55 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Bamban, Tarlac, 12.09 kilometers (7.51 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)
  • Arayat, Pampanga, 13.42 kilometers (8.34 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Capas, Tarlac, 15.49 kilometers (9.63 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Santa Ana, Pampanga, 17.37 kilometers (10.79 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • Mexico, Pampanga, 17.73 kilometers (11.01 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 77.07 kilometers (47.89 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 113,147, ranked 125 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.58 square kilometers, ranked 1,003 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,163 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 131 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.69%, ranked 1,369 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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