Cavite

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Cavite
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Cities7
Municipalities16
Barangays829
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)1,574.17 km2 (607.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,678,301
Density (2015)2,337 / km2 (6,052 / sq mi)

Cavite is a province in the Philippines situated in the CALABARZON region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Imus.

The province has a land area of 1,574.17 square kilometers or 607.79 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,678,301. This represented 25.52% of the total population of the CALABARZON region, 6.40% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 3.64% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,337 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,052 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Cavite is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by National Capital Region, Laguna, Batangas, and Manila Bay.

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Local government units

Cavite has 16 municipalities and 7 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 829.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Alfonsomunicipality51,83948,5671.25%66.5877932
Amadeomunicipality37,64933,4572.27%36.921,02026
Bacoorcity (CC)600,609520,2162.77%46.1713,00973
Carmonamunicipality97,55774,9865.14%40.242,42414
Cavite Citycity (CC)102,806101,1200.32%10.899,44084
Dasmariñascity (CC)659,019575,8172.60%90.137,31275
General Emilio Aguinaldomunicipality22,22017,5074.64%9.402,36414
General Mariano Alvarezmunicipality155,143138,5402.18%42.133,68227
General Triascity (CC)314,303243,3224.99%81.463,85833
Imuscity (CC), capital403,785301,6245.71%171.662,35297
Indangmunicipality65,59962,0301.07%74.9087636
Kawitmunicipality83,46678,2091.25%22.863,65123
Magallanesmunicipality22,72721,2311.30%73.0731116
Maragondonmunicipality37,72035,2891.28%164.6122927
Mendezmunicipality31,52928,5701.89%43.2772924
Naicmunicipality111,45488,1444.57%76.241,46230
Noveletamunicipality45,84641,6781.83%16.432,79016
Rosariomunicipality110,70692,2533.53%38.162,90120
Silangmunicipality248,085213,4902.90%209.431,18564
Tagaytaycity (CC)71,18162,0302.65%65.001,09534
Tanzamunicipality226,188188,7553.50%95.592,36641
Ternatemunicipality23,15719,2973.53%59.9338610
Trece Martirescity (CC)155,713104,5597.88%39.103,98213
Cavite Total3,678,3013,090,6913.37%1,574.172,337829

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cavite for the fiscal year of 2016 was 3,066,758,338.11.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,994,930,958.00
20102,030,910,344.001.80%
20112,210,728,104.008.85%
20122,237,783,644.901.22%
20132,253,485,663.000.70%
20142,496,437,434.0010.78%
20152,852,751,064.0014.27%
20163,066,758,338.117.50%

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  • 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 Cavite is 15 to 19, with 361,233 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 21,355 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 169,262
1 to 4284,939
5 to 9353,560
10 to 14349,826
15 to 19361,233
20 to 24360,471
25 to 29331,248
30 to 34304,120
35 to 39284,298
40 to 44235,289
45 to 49206,547
50 to 54164,604
55 to 59129,653
60 to 6496,891
65 to 6964,772
70 to 7435,427
75 to 7924,806
80 and over21,355
Total3,678,301

Historical population

The population of Cavite grew from 378,138 in 1960 to 3,678,301 in 2015, an increase of 3,300,163 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.37%, or an increase of 587,610 people, from the previous population of 3,090,691 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
134,779
157,3550.98%
238,5812.10%
262,5500.99%
378,1383.26%
520,1803.17%
628,3213.86%
771,3204.18%
1,152,5344.10%
1,610,3246.47%
2,063,1615.46%
2,856,7654.59%
3,090,6912.91%
3,678,3013.37%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Cavite as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Cavitex-McDonald-Aguinaldo Road
  • Dasmariñas-Carmona Road
  • Dasmariñas-Trece Martires City-Naic Road
  • Kawit-Noveleta-Diversion Road
  • Longos Coastal Flyover Plus 1st Approach Road
  • Manila-Cavite (NCR Boundary-Junction Cavite City Section)
  • Manila-Cavite Road
  • McDonald Junction-Aguinaldo Highway
  • McDonald Junction-Aguinaldo NSR to Cavitex
  • Noveleta-Naic-Tagaytay Road
  • Noveleta-Rosario Diversion Road
  • Pala-Pala Diversion Road
  • Tanza Diversion Road
  • Tanza-Trece Martires City-Indang Road

Secondary Roads

  • Carmona Diversion Road
  • Cavite-Batangas Road
  • Cavitex to Zapote-Alabang Flyover
  • Mahogany Avenue
  • Maragondon-Magallanes-Amuyong Road
  • Naic Junction-Caylabne Road
  • Santa Rosa-Ulat-Tagaytay Road
  • Tagaytay-Batangas via Tuy Road
  • Tagaytay-Cavite via Mendez Road
  • Tagaytay-Laguna via Calamba Road
  • Tagaytay-Manila via Silang Road
  • Tagaytay-Talisay Road
  • Ternate-Nasugbu Road
  • Zapote-Alabang Flyover to Cavitex

Tertiary Roads

  • Crisanto M. de los Reyes Avenue
  • Dra. Salamanca Road
  • Gen. Evangelista Road
  • Indang-Alfonso via Luksuhin Road
  • Julian Felipe Boulevard
  • Kawit Loop Road
  • Labanan sa Binakayan Diversion Road
  • M. Gregorio Road
  • Marcos Alvarez Road
  • McDonald Junction-Alido Bridge
  • Molino Boulevard.
  • Naic Diversion Road
  • Noveleta Diversion Road
  • Parkway I
  • Parkway II
  • S Dock Junction-Airfield via Malinta Road
  • S Dock Junction-Airfield via San Jose Point Road
  • S Dock Topside Diversion Road
  • S Dock Topside Road
  • Salawag-Paliparan Road
  • Silang By-Pass Road
  • Tagaytay-Batangas Arterial Highway
  • Tagaytay-Taal Lake Road
  • Tejero-Gen. Trias-Amadeo-Tagaytay Road
  • Zapote-Salawag-Salitran Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,678,301, ranked 1 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 607.79 square kilometers, ranked 69 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 2,337 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 2 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.37%, ranked 2 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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