Santa Rita, Province of Pampanga

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
Barangay count10
Postal code2002
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)29.76 km2 (11.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)40,979
Density (2015)1,377 / km2 (3,566 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 60' North, 120° 37' East (14.9990, 120.6180)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.7 meters (41.6 feet)

Santa Rita is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Pampanga.

The municipality has a land area of 29.76 square kilometers or 11.49 square miles which constitutes 1.49% of Pampanga's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 40,979. This represented 1.86% of the total population of Pampanga province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,377 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,566 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Rita has 10 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)
Becuran9.39%3,8473,6694.85%0.91%
Dila‑dila23.14%9,4818,59810.27%1.88%
San Agustin7.60%3,1132,74513.41%2.42%
San Basilio20.52%8,4078,3890.21%0.04%
San Isidro8.91%3,6533,3249.90%1.81%
San Jose6.41%2,6272,710-3.06%-0.59%
San Juan5.69%2,3302,1597.92%1.46%
San Matias8.08%3,3123,0817.50%1.39%
San Vicente3.00%1,2311,1269.33%1.71%
Santa Monica7.27%2,9782,9610.57%0.11%
Santa Rita Total40,97938,7625.72%1.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Rita for the fiscal year of 2016 was 89,776,265.23.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,046,926.92
201053,920,753.987.74%
201160,279,187.8511.79%
201257,982,473.39-3.81%
201364,958,019.9912.03%
201472,327,768.2711.35%
201582,278,579.5913.76%
201689,776,265.239.11%

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 Santa Rita is 15 to 19, with 4,018 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 490 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1643
1 to 42,863
5 to 93,892
10 to 143,985
15 to 194,018
20 to 243,670
25 to 293,247
30 to 342,976
35 to 392,784
40 to 442,720
45 to 492,546
50 to 542,031
55 to 591,581
60 to 641,274
65 to 691,067
70 to 74669
75 to 79523
80 and over490
Total40,979

Historical population

The population of Santa Rita grew from 15,492 in 1960 to 40,979 in 2015, an increase of 25,487 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 2,217 people, from the previous population of 38,762 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,492
19,4392.24%
22,1672.67%
24,9952.43%
28,2961.25%
32,3212.52%
32,7800.30%
36,7231.58%
38,7621.99%
40,9791.06%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Rita is situated at approximately 14° 60' North, 120° 37' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.7 meters or 41.6 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 Santa Rita are San Fernando, Angeles, Mabalacat, Malolos, Balanga, and Olongapo. The nearest municipalities are Bacolor, Guagua, Sasmuan, Lubao, Minalin, and Santo Tomas. Its distance from the national capital is 59.66 kilometers (37.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 8.71 kilometers (5.41 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Angeles, 15.92 kilometers (9.89 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 25.23 kilometers (15.67 miles) to the North (N11°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 27.23 kilometers (16.92 miles) to the Southeast (S50°E)
  • Balanga, Bataan, 36.31 kilometers (22.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Olongapo, 40.49 kilometers (25.16 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)

Distance from Manila: 59.66 kilometers (37.07 miles) to the Southeast (S41°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 40,979, ranked 613 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.49 square kilometers, ranked 1,485 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,377 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 107 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 711 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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