Mexico, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count43
Postal code2021
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)117.41 km2 (45.33 sq mi)
Population (2015)154,624
Density (2015)1,317 / km2 (3,411 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 4' North, 120° 43' East (15.0648, 120.7200)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.6 meters (38.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 117.41 square kilometers or 45.33 square miles which constitutes 5.86% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 154,624. This represented 7.03% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 1.38% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,317 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,411 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mexico has 43 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)
Acli1.90%2,9322,50117.23%3.07%
Anao3.28%5,0655,0370.56%0.11%
Balas1.74%2,6902,6312.24%0.42%
Buenavista0.78%1,2111,353-10.50%-2.09%
Camuning1.77%2,7442,805-2.17%-0.42%
Cawayan0.75%1,1581,01514.09%2.54%
Concepcion1.23%1,9002,140-11.21%-2.24%
Culubasa1.66%2,5652,4016.83%1.27%
Divisoria1.47%2,2772,00013.85%2.50%
Dolores1.53%2,3732,15010.37%1.90%
Eden0.42%649668-2.84%-0.55%
Gandus0.46%706809-12.73%-2.56%
Lagundi3.25%5,0325,078-0.91%-0.17%
Laput1.47%2,2792,2650.62%0.12%
Laug2.45%3,7843,4589.43%1.73%
Masamat1.00%1,5501,5062.92%0.55%
Masangsang2.05%3,1753,0514.06%0.76%
Nueva Victoria1.31%2,0281,8479.80%1.80%
Pandacaqui18.45%28,52427,6463.18%0.60%
Pangatlan1.54%2,3742,2794.17%0.78%
Panipuan1.53%2,3711,68740.55%6.70%
Parian2.74%4,2315,461-22.52%-4.74%
Sabanilla1.53%2,3681,95721.00%3.70%
San Antonio3.59%5,5445,3373.88%0.73%
San Carlos1.99%3,0723,0660.20%0.04%
San Jose Malino4.07%6,2945,55513.30%2.41%
San Jose Matulid3.76%5,8085,6343.09%0.58%
San Juan2.58%3,9843,8174.38%0.82%
San Lorenzo1.73%2,6732,5634.29%0.80%
San Miguel1.62%2,5082,3576.41%1.19%
San Nicolas1.80%2,7762,6086.44%1.20%
San Pablo1.66%2,5612,5181.71%0.32%
San Patricio2.70%4,1734,0443.19%0.60%
San Rafael2.04%3,1582,37532.97%5.58%
San Roque0.75%1,1551,1470.70%0.13%
San Vicente2.55%3,9493,57610.43%1.91%
Santa Cruz1.51%2,3382,2643.27%0.61%
Santa Maria1.84%2,8422,5849.98%1.83%
Santo Domingo1.70%2,6212,33012.49%2.27%
Santo Rosario2.34%3,6213,5541.89%0.36%
Sapang Maisac4.33%6,6956,4194.30%0.80%
Suclaban0.68%1,0569857.21%1.33%
Tangle2.46%3,8102,37360.56%9.43%
Mexico Total154,624146,8515.29%0.99%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mexico for the fiscal year of 2016 was 429,126,361.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009184,632,317.73
2010198,279,373.257.39%
20115,436,310.31-97.26%
2012241,784,168.924,347.58%
2013278,929,937.3915.36%
2014320,550,538.3714.92%
2015367,574,690.1314.67%
2016429,126,361.4616.75%

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 Mexico is 15 to 19, with 16,232 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,231 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,617
1 to 410,998
5 to 914,894
10 to 1415,665
15 to 1916,232
20 to 2414,644
25 to 2913,058
30 to 3411,736
35 to 3911,168
40 to 449,844
45 to 498,953
50 to 547,249
55 to 595,556
60 to 644,311
65 to 693,187
70 to 741,891
75 to 791,390
80 and over1,231
Total154,624

Historical population

The population of Mexico grew from 29,449 in 1960 to 154,624 in 2015, an increase of 125,175 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.99%, or an increase of 7,773 people, from the previous population of 146,851 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
29,449
41,1453.33%
48,8053.49%
53,4911.85%
69,5462.66%
91,6965.32%
109,4813.87%
141,2983.58%
146,8511.41%
154,6240.99%

Location

The municipal center of Mexico is situated at approximately 15° 4' North, 120° 43' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.6 meters or 38.0 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 Mexico are San Fernando, Angeles, Mabalacat, Malolos, Gapan, and Meycauayan. The nearest municipalities are Santa Ana, Santo Tomas, San Luis, San Simon, Bacolor, and Arayat. Its distance from the national capital is 59.46 kilometers (36.95 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 59.46 kilometers (36.95 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S28°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 154,624, ranked 74 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.33 square kilometers, ranked 873 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,317 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 113 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.99%, ranked 388 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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