Masinloc, Province of Zambales

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
Barangay count13
Postal code2211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)331.50 km2 (127.99 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,719
Density (2015)144 / km2 (373 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 32' North, 119° 57' East (15.5379, 119.9516)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.6 meters (38.2 feet)

Masinloc is a coastal municipality in the province of Zambales.

The municipality has a land area of 331.50 square kilometers or 127.99 square miles which constitutes 9.09% of Zambales's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,719. This represented 8.08% of the total population of Zambales province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 144 inhabitants per square kilometer or 373 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Masinloc has 13 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)
Baloganon14.21%6,7836,3466.89%1.28%
Bamban5.09%2,4292,03819.19%3.40%
Bani8.32%3,9723,52912.55%2.28%
Collat5.83%2,7812,6664.31%0.81%
Inhobol17.62%8,4097,8616.97%1.29%
North Poblacion3.52%1,6811,6511.82%0.34%
San Lorenzo6.60%3,1512,85810.25%1.88%
San Salvador4.64%2,2141,87518.08%3.21%
Santa Rita5.95%2,8402,889-1.70%-0.33%
Santo Rosario4.40%2,1021,90110.57%1.93%
South Poblacion8.62%4,1123,72310.45%1.91%
Taltal9.52%4,5414,5020.87%0.16%
Tapuac5.67%2,7042,5038.03%1.48%
Masinloc Total47,71944,3427.62%1.41%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Masinloc for the fiscal year of 2016 was 331,103,923.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200991,719,811.60
2010112,824,137.1223.01%
2011152,395,668.5535.07%
2012153,805,621.760.93%
2013163,947,239.806.59%
2014196,733,795.5120.00%
2015222,908,387.7913.30%
2016331,103,923.6848.54%

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 Masinloc is 5 to 9, with 5,422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 414 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1997
1 to 44,141
5 to 95,422
10 to 145,173
15 to 194,807
20 to 243,864
25 to 293,419
30 to 343,230
35 to 393,171
40 to 442,684
45 to 492,587
50 to 542,252
55 to 591,905
60 to 641,473
65 to 691,129
70 to 74606
75 to 79414
80 and over445
Total47,719

Historical population

The population of Masinloc grew from 15,258 in 1960 to 47,719 in 2015, an increase of 32,461 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.41%, or an increase of 3,377 people, from the previous population of 44,342 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,258
22,7363.98%
24,8071.76%
27,7352.26%
32,3751.56%
34,9421.44%
39,7242.79%
40,6030.30%
44,3423.26%
47,7191.41%

Location

The municipal center of Masinloc is situated at approximately 15° 32' North, 119° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.6 meters or 38.2 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 Masinloc are San Carlos, Alaminos, Dagupan, Tarlac City, Mabalacat, and Angeles. The nearest municipalities are Candelaria, Palauig, Iba, Santa Cruz, Botolan, and Infanta. Its distance from the national capital is 152.35 kilometers (94.67 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 152.35 kilometers (94.67 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,719, ranked 493 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 127.99 square kilometers, ranked 255 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 144 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,114 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.41%, ranked 1,315 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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