Masantol, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count26
Postal code2017
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)48.25 km2 (18.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)57,063
Density (2015)1,183 / km2 (3,063 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 53' North, 120° 43' East (14.8845, 120.7098)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 48.25 square kilometers or 18.63 square miles which constitutes 2.41% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 57,063. This represented 2.60% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,183 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,063 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Masantol has 26 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)
Alauli2.45%1,3971,09827.23%4.69%
Bagang2.99%1,7081,41121.05%3.70%
Balibago3.67%2,0941,9845.54%1.03%
Bebe Anac12.18%6,9526,6394.71%0.88%
Bebe Matua2.46%1,4021,14422.55%3.95%
Bulacus2.77%1,5781,4905.91%1.10%
Cambasi2.47%1,4121,2968.95%1.65%
Malauli2.82%1,6121,5553.67%0.69%
Nigui3.88%2,2161,92515.12%2.72%
Palimpe3.50%1,9991,8716.84%1.27%
Puti1.97%1,1231,125-0.18%-0.03%
Sagrada2.26%1,2881,02126.15%4.52%
San Agustin2.69%1,5341,4456.16%1.14%
San Isidro Anac2.00%1,14490226.83%4.63%
San Isidro Matua7.98%4,5524,761-4.39%-0.85%
San Nicolas6.12%3,4943,741-6.60%-1.29%
San Pedro1.85%1,05675440.05%6.62%
Santa Cruz3.80%2,1711,93612.14%2.21%
Santa Lucia Anac2.41%1,3731,23211.44%2.08%
Santa Lucia Matua6.03%3,4393,534-2.69%-0.52%
Santa Lucia Paguiba3.88%2,2161,98811.47%2.09%
Santa Lucia Wakas3.51%2,0012,003-0.10%-0.02%
Santa Monica1.58%901960-6.15%-1.20%
Santo Niño6.41%3,6602,08975.20%11.27%
Sapang Kawayan5.30%3,0222,9960.87%0.16%
Sua3.01%1,7191,50714.07%2.54%
Masantol Total57,06352,4078.88%1.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Masantol for the fiscal year of 2016 was 111,730,819.71.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200964,678,190.40
201069,222,979.127.03%
201179,692,697.4615.12%
201271,709,314.01-10.02%
201381,474,886.8313.62%
201492,406,337.6913.42%
2015101,536,481.459.88%
2016111,730,819.7110.04%

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 Masantol is 15 to 19, with 6,302 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 568 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,091
1 to 44,788
5 to 95,822
10 to 146,129
15 to 196,302
20 to 245,308
25 to 294,763
30 to 343,988
35 to 393,578
40 to 443,139
45 to 492,839
50 to 542,460
55 to 592,029
60 to 641,586
65 to 691,344
70 to 74759
75 to 79568
80 and over570
Total57,063

Historical population

The population of Masantol grew from 24,159 in 1960 to 57,063 in 2015, an increase of 32,904 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 4,656 people, from the previous population of 52,407 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,159
30,5382.32%
32,6581.36%
35,3501.60%
41,9641.73%
45,3261.45%
48,1201.29%
50,9840.80%
52,4071.01%
57,0631.63%

Location

The municipal center of Masantol is situated at approximately 14° 53' North, 120° 43' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 Masantol are Malolos, San Fernando, Balanga, Angeles, Meycauayan, and Valenzuela. The nearest municipalities are Macabebe, Hagonoy, Calumpit, Apalit, Minalin, and Paombong. Its distance from the national capital is 43.63 kilometers (27.11 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Malolos, Bulacan, 11.99 kilometers (7.45 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S66°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 16.11 kilometers (10.01 miles) to the North (N6°W)
  • Balanga, Bataan, 29.07 kilometers (18.06 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Angeles, 31.15 kilometers (19.36 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 31.30 kilometers (19.45 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Valenzuela, 32.10 kilometers (19.95 miles) to the Southeast (S52°E)

Distance from Manila: 43.63 kilometers (27.11 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 57,063, ranked 392 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.63 square kilometers, ranked 1,352 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,183 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 129 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.63%, ranked 1,324 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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