San Simon, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count14
Postal code2015
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)57.37 km2 (22.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,198
Density (2015)927 / km2 (2,402 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 60' North, 120° 47' East (14.9950, 120.7793)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.7 feet)

San Simon is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Pampanga.

The municipality has a land area of 57.37 square kilometers or 22.15 square miles which constitutes 2.87% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,198. This represented 2.42% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 927 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,402 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Simon has 14 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)
Concepcion11.61%6,1745,60210.21%1.87%
De La Paz5.34%2,8422,7503.35%0.63%
San Agustin3.98%2,1192,162-1.99%-0.38%
San Isidro6.29%3,3453,366-0.62%-0.12%
San Jose11.05%5,8765,16813.70%2.47%
San Juan4.01%2,1351,86114.72%2.65%
San Miguel8.88%4,7224,27510.46%1.91%
San Nicolas4.13%2,1972,0716.08%1.13%
San Pablo Libutad3.72%1,9801,61022.98%4.02%
San Pablo Proper9.65%5,1323,92230.85%5.25%
San Pedro13.27%7,0606,6655.93%1.10%
Santa Cruz2.54%1,3521,2765.96%1.11%
Santa Monica9.08%4,8284,6424.01%0.75%
Santo Niño6.46%3,4362,98315.19%2.73%
San Simon Total53,19848,35310.02%1.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Simon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 152,476,670.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,345,507.98
201076,220,614.3820.33%
201190,073,067.5918.17%
201288,286,697.36-1.98%
201398,259,292.4211.30%
2014120,430,664.4422.56%
2015132,084,876.609.68%
2016152,476,670.4615.44%

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 Simon is 10 to 14, with 5,463 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 491 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1987
1 to 44,203
5 to 95,305
10 to 145,463
15 to 195,398
20 to 245,042
25 to 294,446
30 to 343,892
35 to 393,835
40 to 443,162
45 to 492,939
50 to 542,399
55 to 591,920
60 to 641,434
65 to 691,096
70 to 74683
75 to 79503
80 and over491
Total53,198

Historical population

The population of San Simon grew from 13,549 in 1960 to 53,198 in 2015, an increase of 39,649 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.83%, or an increase of 4,845 people, from the previous population of 48,353 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,549
19,1473.44%
21,5532.40%
23,5181.76%
30,6782.69%
35,4742.76%
41,2533.29%
48,0502.13%
48,3530.23%
53,1981.83%

Location

The municipal center of San Simon is situated at approximately 14° 60' North, 120° 47' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.7 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 San Simon are San Fernando, Malolos, Angeles, Mabalacat, Meycauayan, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are San Luis, Apalit, Santo Tomas, Calumpit, Mexico, and Minalin. Its distance from the national capital is 49.68 kilometers (30.87 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 49.68 kilometers (30.87 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,198, ranked 442 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,279 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 927 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 177 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.83%, ranked 189 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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