Castillejos, Province of Zambales

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
Barangay count14
Postal code2208
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)92.99 km2 (35.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)64,841
Density (2015)697 / km2 (1,806 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 56' North, 120° 12' East (14.9301, 120.2051)
Estimated elevation above sea level50.7 meters (166.2 feet)

Castillejos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Zambales.

The municipality has a land area of 92.99 square kilometers or 35.90 square miles which constitutes 2.55% of Zambales's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 64,841. This represented 10.97% of the total population of Zambales province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 697 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,806 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Castillejos 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)
Balaybay17.06%11,0649,42017.45%3.11%
Buenavista1.31%85075911.99%2.18%
Del Pilar14.06%9,1156,12148.91%7.88%
Looc3.01%1,9541,74412.04%2.19%
Magsaysay5.35%3,4663,15110.00%1.83%
Nagbayan4.59%2,9782,42123.01%4.02%
Nagbunga9.56%6,2022,120192.55%22.68%
San Agustin7.01%4,5454,4552.02%0.38%
San Jose5.54%3,5892,52742.03%6.91%
San Juan1.53%99185316.18%2.90%
San Nicolas7.55%4,8933,81628.22%4.85%
San Pablo17.86%11,5798,14142.23%6.94%
San Roque2.42%1,5711,41411.10%2.02%
Santa Maria3.15%2,0441,9037.41%1.37%
Castillejos Total64,84148,84532.75%5.54%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Castillejos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 145,730,567.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200974,088,776.33
201079,453,977.317.24%
201189,353,988.8112.46%
201289,423,375.740.08%
2013101,466,241.3313.47%
2014115,834,708.1314.16%
2015133,600,692.4215.34%
2016145,730,567.369.08%

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 Castillejos is 25 to 29, with 7,724 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 411 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,538
1 to 46,191
5 to 96,490
10 to 145,458
15 to 195,531
20 to 247,063
25 to 297,724
30 to 345,630
35 to 394,371
40 to 443,533
45 to 492,882
50 to 542,296
55 to 591,905
60 to 641,589
65 to 691,146
70 to 74630
75 to 79453
80 and over411
Total64,841

Historical population

The population of Castillejos grew from 10,049 in 1960 to 64,841 in 2015, an increase of 54,792 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.54%, or an increase of 15,996 people, from the previous population of 48,845 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,049
14,8073.86%
17,9993.99%
19,1541.25%
26,7533.40%
28,3571.10%
33,1083.38%
42,9103.64%
48,8454.83%
64,8415.54%

Location

The municipal center of Castillejos is situated at approximately 14° 56' North, 120° 12' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 50.7 meters or 166.2 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 Castillejos are Olongapo, Balanga, Angeles, Mabalacat, San Fernando, and Malolos. The nearest municipalities are Subic, San Marcelino, San Antonio, San Narciso, San Felipe, and Morong. Its distance from the national capital is 91.49 kilometers (56.85 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Olongapo, 13.80 kilometers (8.57 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Balanga, Bataan, 45.56 kilometers (28.31 miles) to the Southeast (S52°E)
  • Angeles, 47.26 kilometers (29.36 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 51.15 kilometers (31.78 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 53.59 kilometers (33.30 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 66.01 kilometers (41.02 miles) to the East (S81°E)

Distance from Manila: 91.49 kilometers (56.85 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S66°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 64,841, ranked 309 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.90 square kilometers, ranked 1,018 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 697 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 246 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 5.54%, ranked 89 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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