Cavite City, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count84
Postal code4100
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)10.89 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)102,806
Density (2015)9,440 / km2 (24,478 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 29' North, 120° 55' East (14.4820, 120.9089)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (23.8 feet)

Cavite is a coastal component city in the province of Cavite.

The city has a land area of 10.89 square kilometers or 4.20 square miles which constitutes 0.69% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 102,806. This represented 2.79% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 9,440 inhabitants per square kilometer or 24,478 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cavite City has 84 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)
Barangay 10.62%640742-13.75%-2.78%
Barangay 101.33%1,3671,3431.79%0.34%
Barangay 10‑A1.67%1,7211,6156.56%1.22%
Barangay 10‑B2.35%2,4122,3980.58%0.11%
Barangay 111.39%1,4251,525-6.56%-1.28%
Barangay 120.40%41635118.52%3.29%
Barangay 131.69%1,7391,6902.90%0.55%
Barangay 141.06%1,08996412.97%2.35%
Barangay 150.41%42632630.67%5.23%
Barangay 160.71%7337290.55%0.10%
Barangay 170.43%437497-12.07%-2.42%
Barangay 180.42%433581-25.47%-5.44%
Barangay 190.68%69855425.99%4.50%
Barangay 20.44%451683-33.97%-7.60%
Barangay 200.57%5835643.37%0.63%
Barangay 210.52%539775-30.45%-6.68%
Barangay 221.71%1,7531,791-2.12%-0.41%
Barangay 22‑A1.40%1,4371,16922.93%4.01%
Barangay 230.68%7026921.45%0.27%
Barangay 242.00%2,0531,9604.74%0.89%
Barangay 250.36%37227833.81%5.70%
Barangay 261.32%1,3611,22311.28%2.06%
Barangay 270.51%5225200.38%0.07%
Barangay 281.65%1,6941,5568.87%1.63%
Barangay 290.91%93283811.22%2.04%
Barangay 29‑A0.64%6601,038-36.42%-8.26%
Barangay 30.59%60944138.10%6.34%
Barangay 301.97%2,0242,088-3.07%-0.59%
Barangay 310.59%609741-17.81%-3.67%
Barangay 320.46%4754691.28%0.24%
Barangay 330.75%7727502.93%0.55%
Barangay 340.61%6276122.45%0.46%
Barangay 350.81%8358004.38%0.82%
Barangay 361.80%1,8551,7565.64%1.05%
Barangay 36‑A0.90%922968-4.75%-0.92%
Barangay 371.40%1,4351,3436.85%1.27%
Barangay 37‑A0.68%701962-27.13%-5.85%
Barangay 380.88%9079060.11%0.02%
Barangay 38‑A0.64%659787-16.26%-3.32%
Barangay 390.72%7376749.35%1.72%
Barangay 40.21%211273-22.71%-4.79%
Barangay 400.46%4774652.58%0.49%
Barangay 411.42%1,4611,4232.67%0.50%
Barangay 422.07%2,1232,0583.16%0.59%
Barangay 42‑A1.29%1,3241,2922.48%0.47%
Barangay 42‑B0.97%99789711.15%2.03%
Barangay 42‑C2.03%2,0871,63527.65%4.76%
Barangay 431.47%1,5121,4941.20%0.23%
Barangay 441.57%1,6131,44311.78%2.14%
Barangay 451.00%1,0321,110-7.03%-1.38%
Barangay 45‑A1.10%1,1291,0329.40%1.73%
Barangay 461.04%1,0671,132-5.74%-1.12%
Barangay 470.94%9711,271-23.60%-5.00%
Barangay 47‑A0.82%840901-6.77%-1.33%
Barangay 47‑B1.21%1,2441,2350.73%0.14%
Barangay 481.61%1,6601,6540.36%0.07%
Barangay 48‑A3.06%3,1462,9167.89%1.46%
Barangay 491.61%1,6571,33923.75%4.14%
Barangay 49‑A0.77%796962-17.26%-3.54%
Barangay 51.51%1,5551,4924.22%0.79%
Barangay 501.05%1,0821,092-0.92%-0.18%
Barangay 510.87%893930-3.98%-0.77%
Barangay 521.07%1,0951,319-16.98%-3.48%
Barangay 531.78%1,8331,943-5.66%-1.10%
Barangay 53‑A0.74%760811-6.29%-1.23%
Barangay 53‑B2.20%2,2622,2102.35%0.44%
Barangay 541.57%1,6121,760-8.41%-1.66%
Barangay 54‑A1.02%1,0531,0470.57%0.11%
Barangay 550.92%9489262.38%0.45%
Barangay 561.26%1,3001,462-11.08%-2.21%
Barangay 571.12%1,1501,223-5.97%-1.16%
Barangay 581.55%1,5921,5502.71%0.51%
Barangay 58‑A1.27%1,3081,2831.95%0.37%
Barangay 590.77%794813-2.34%-0.45%
Barangay 62.06%2,1132,125-0.56%-0.11%
Barangay 601.40%1,4421,30410.58%1.93%
Barangay 610.67%6916732.67%0.50%
Barangay 61‑A2.03%2,0861,9715.83%1.09%
Barangay 621.61%1,6521,5456.93%1.28%
Barangay 62‑A2.97%3,0572,52021.31%3.75%
Barangay 62‑B0.57%58853410.11%1.85%
Barangay 71.57%1,6131,39915.30%2.75%
Barangay 84.66%4,7914,3978.96%1.65%
Barangay 90.42%427560-23.75%-5.03%
Cavite City Total102,806101,1201.67%0.32%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cavite City for the fiscal year of 2016 was 411,034,941.59.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009264,182,834.74
2010284,845,211.177.82%
2011303,767,294.206.64%
2012277,345,059.60-8.70%
2013290,099,578.334.60%
2014312,399,605.457.69%
2015366,307,430.7217.26%
2016411,034,941.5912.21%

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 Cavite City is 15 to 19, with 9,996 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,041 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,653
1 to 47,289
5 to 99,393
10 to 149,631
15 to 199,996
20 to 249,269
25 to 298,540
30 to 347,765
35 to 397,379
40 to 446,243
45 to 496,189
50 to 545,391
55 to 594,436
60 to 643,484
65 to 692,688
70 to 741,341
75 to 791,078
80 and over1,041
Total102,806

Historical population

The population of Cavite City grew from 54,891 in 1960 to 102,806 in 2015, an increase of 47,915 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 1,686 people, from the previous population of 101,120 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
54,891
75,7393.20%
82,4561.72%
87,6661.23%
91,6410.44%
92,6410.20%
99,3671.51%
104,5810.71%
101,120-1.22%
102,8060.32%

Location

The city center of Cavite is situated at approximately 14° 29' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.8 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 Cavite City are Bacoor, Imus, Las Piñas, Parañaque, General Trias, and Pasay. The nearest municipalities are Kawit, Noveleta, Rosario, Tanza, Pateros, and General Mariano Alvarez. Its distance from the national capital is 14.25 kilometers (8.85 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Kawit, Cavite, 4.23 kilometers (2.63 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 6.05 kilometers (3.76 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Rosario, Cavite, 9.53 kilometers (5.92 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Tanza, Cavite, 11.57 kilometers (7.19 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Pateros, 18.13 kilometers (11.27 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite, 22.91 kilometers (14.23 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)

Nearest cities

  • Bacoor, Cavite, 4.19 kilometers (2.60 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Imus, Cavite, 7.38 kilometers (4.59 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • Las Piñas, 7.87 kilometers (4.89 miles) to the East (S89°E)
  • Parañaque, 9.14 kilometers (5.68 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 11.03 kilometers (6.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Pasay, 11.56 kilometers (7.18 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)

Distance from Manila: 14.25 kilometers (8.85 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 102,806, ranked 63 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 4.20 square kilometers, ranked 421 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 9,440 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 2 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.32%, ranked 79 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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