San Fernando, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count35
Postal code2000
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)67.74 km2 (26.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)306,659
Density (2015)4,527 / km2 (11,727 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 2' North, 120° 42' East (15.0292, 120.6928)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.9 meters (32.6 feet)

San Fernando is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Pampanga. It serves as the provincial capital as well as the regional center of Central Luzon.

The city has a land area of 67.74 square kilometers or 26.15 square miles which constitutes 3.38% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 306,659. This represented 13.95% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 2.73% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 4,527 inhabitants per square kilometer or 11,727 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Fernando has 35 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)
Alasas1.33%4,0893,26225.35%4.40%
Baliti1.78%5,4545,4050.91%0.17%
Bulaon8.05%24,68526,977-8.50%-1.68%
Calulut12.31%37,74128,59232.00%5.43%
Del Carmen1.92%5,8794,50630.47%5.19%
Del Pilar3.02%9,26010,633-12.91%-2.60%
Del Rosario2.25%6,8855,20932.18%5.45%
Dela Paz Norte1.43%4,3974,1276.54%1.21%
Dela Paz Sur0.99%3,0362,72011.62%2.11%
Dolores6.39%19,58219,4730.56%0.11%
Juliana0.95%2,8992,8890.35%0.07%
Lara1.02%3,1282,68716.41%2.94%
Lourdes1.39%4,2563,67515.81%2.83%
Magliman1.60%4,9133,53638.94%6.46%
Maimpis3.08%9,4418,8726.41%1.19%
Malino1.46%4,4874,06210.46%1.91%
Malpitic2.30%7,0488,240-14.47%-2.93%
Pandaras0.46%1,4041,540-8.83%-1.74%
Panipuan2.37%7,2596,10019.00%3.37%
Pulung Bulu1.02%3,1153,822-18.50%-3.82%
Quebiauan3.23%9,8937,97624.03%4.19%
Saguin2.28%6,9876,6894.46%0.83%
San Agustin6.58%20,16618,4649.22%1.69%
San Felipe1.40%4,2802,95844.69%7.29%
San Isidro2.91%8,9108,8490.69%0.13%
San Jose4.99%15,31314,7204.03%0.75%
San Juan1.50%4,5874,00914.42%2.60%
San Nicolas3.24%9,92710,738-7.55%-1.48%
San Pedro3.98%12,21911,4556.67%1.24%
Santa Lucia2.44%7,4748,381-10.82%-2.16%
Santa Teresita0.41%1,2701,10415.04%2.70%
Santo Niño2.87%8,8048,1907.50%1.39%
Santo Rosario0.22%674709-4.94%-0.96%
Sindalan4.63%14,18814,1730.11%0.02%
Telabastagan4.24%13,00911,17016.46%2.94%
San Fernando Total306,659285,9127.26%1.34%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Fernando for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,257,212,186.61.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009757,034,380.32
2010824,822,364.998.95%
2011921,723,682.7011.75%
2012912,102,343.72-1.04%
2013978,833,243.987.32%
20141,069,167,303.459.23%
20151,191,068,311.6411.40%
20161,257,212,186.615.55%

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 San Fernando is 15 to 19, with 30,287 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,280 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15,504
1 to 422,326
5 to 928,496
10 to 1429,489
15 to 1930,287
20 to 2429,605
25 to 2927,004
30 to 3424,441
35 to 3923,324
40 to 4419,548
45 to 4917,350
50 to 5414,122
55 to 5911,534
60 to 648,943
65 to 696,431
70 to 743,472
75 to 792,503
80 and over2,280
Total306,659

Historical population

The population of San Fernando grew from 56,861 in 1960 to 306,659 in 2015, an increase of 249,798 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 20,747 people, from the previous population of 285,912 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
56,861
84,3623.93%
98,3823.13%
110,8912.42%
157,8513.59%
193,0253.84%
221,8573.03%
269,3652.71%
285,9122.19%
306,6591.34%

Location

The city center of San Fernando is situated at approximately 15° 2' North, 120° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.9 meters or 32.6 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 San Fernando are Angeles, Malolos, Mabalacat, Balanga, Gapan, and Meycauayan. The nearest municipalities are Santo Tomas, Mexico, Bacolor, Minalin, Santa Rita, and Guagua. Its distance from the national capital is 57.53 kilometers (35.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Angeles, 16.65 kilometers (10.35 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 24.48 kilometers (15.21 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 24.98 kilometers (15.52 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • Balanga, Bataan, 42.01 kilometers (26.10 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)
  • Gapan, Nueva Ecija, 41.77 kilometers (25.95 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Meycauayan, Bulacan, 43.16 kilometers (26.82 miles) to the Southeast (S41°E)

Distance from Manila: 57.53 kilometers (35.75 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 306,659, ranked 36 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,205 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 4,527 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 35 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 1,234 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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