Alfonso, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count32
Postal code4123
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)66.58 km2 (25.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)51,839
Density (2015)779 / km2 (2,016 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 8' North, 120° 51' East (14.1383, 120.8561)
Estimated elevation above sea level424.6 meters (1,392.6 feet)

Alfonso is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 66.58 square kilometers or 25.71 square miles which constitutes 4.23% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 51,839. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 779 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,016 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alfonso has 32 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)
Amuyong3.93%2,0371,84410.47%1.91%
Barangay I1.02%530549-3.46%-0.67%
Barangay II1.20%624669-6.73%-1.32%
Barangay III2.54%1,3171,2961.62%0.31%
Barangay IV2.44%1,2641,323-4.46%-0.86%
Barangay V2.71%1,4061,3742.33%0.44%
Bilog2.04%1,0571,077-1.86%-0.36%
Buck Estate5.17%2,6812,5465.30%0.99%
Esperanza Ibaba2.54%1,3161,10119.53%3.45%
Esperanza Ilaya3.01%1,5621,20030.17%5.15%
Kaysuyo3.45%1,7861,6875.87%1.09%
Kaytitinga I3.56%1,8471,8440.16%0.03%
Kaytitinga II2.81%1,4561,467-0.75%-0.14%
Kaytitinga III2.74%1,4181,442-1.66%-0.32%
Luksuhin8.20%4,2533,40025.09%4.35%
Luksuhin Ilaya3.71%1,9231,63417.69%3.15%
Mangas I4.50%2,3342,1747.36%1.36%
Mangas II2.04%1,05694012.34%2.24%
Marahan I5.21%2,7002,5914.21%0.79%
Marahan II3.49%1,8101,7970.72%0.14%
Matagbak I3.15%1,6311,5972.13%0.40%
Matagbak II2.41%1,2471,1835.41%1.01%
Pajo3.88%2,0131,8856.79%1.26%
Palumlum1.64%851873-2.52%-0.48%
Santa Teresa2.53%1,3141,2604.29%0.80%
Sikat3.39%1,7581,6675.46%1.02%
Sinaliw Malaki2.79%1,4471,3804.86%0.91%
Sinaliw na Munti1.12%57946125.60%4.43%
Sulsugin2.49%1,2901,2532.95%0.56%
Taywanak Ibaba4.01%2,0771,86611.31%2.06%
Taywanak Ilaya2.68%1,3911,3681.68%0.32%
Upli3.60%1,8641,8192.47%0.47%
Alfonso Total51,83948,5676.74%1.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alfonso for the fiscal year of 2016 was 146,232,896.85.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200982,165,262.02
201086,334,520.615.07%
201196,443,761.3011.71%
201294,684,282.38-1.82%
2013107,682,907.8013.73%
2014126,825,497.2717.78%
2015136,553,575.147.67%
2016146,232,896.857.09%

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 Alfonso is 15 to 19, with 5,037 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 611 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1939
1 to 43,712
5 to 94,981
10 to 144,921
15 to 195,037
20 to 244,612
25 to 293,955
30 to 343,779
35 to 393,698
40 to 443,245
45 to 493,124
50 to 542,558
55 to 592,127
60 to 641,748
65 to 691,316
70 to 74847
75 to 79611
80 and over629
Total51,839

Historical population

The population of Alfonso grew from 17,477 in 1960 to 51,839 in 2015, an increase of 34,362 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 3,272 people, from the previous population of 48,567 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,477
17,7030.13%
20,6233.11%
21,9801.28%
28,9442.79%
34,6133.41%
39,6742.97%
47,9732.65%
48,5670.45%
51,8391.25%

Location

The municipal center of Alfonso is situated at approximately 14° 8' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 424.6 meters or 1,392.6 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 Alfonso are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and San Pedro. The nearest municipalities are Mendez, Indang, Amadeo, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Magallanes, and Laurel. Its distance from the national capital is 51.79 kilometers (32.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 51.79 kilometers (32.18 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 51,839, ranked 501 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,259 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 779 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 229 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 43 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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