General Mariano Alvarez, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count27
Postal code4117
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)42.13 km2 (16.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)155,143
Density (2015)3,682 / km2 (9,536 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 18' North, 121° 0' East (14.2983, 121.0069)
Estimated elevation above sea level155.4 meters (509.6 feet)

General Mariano Alvarez is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 42.13 square kilometers or 16.27 square miles which constitutes 2.68% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 155,143. This represented 4.22% of the total population of Cavite province, or 1.08% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,682 inhabitants per square kilometer or 9,536 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

General Mariano Alvarez has 27 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)
Aldiano Olaes3.54%5,4903,45758.81%9.21%
Barangay 1 Poblacion3.63%5,6355,2826.68%1.24%
Barangay 2 Poblacion2.82%4,3694,2702.32%0.44%
Barangay 3 Poblacion1.49%2,3132,1298.64%1.59%
Barangay 4 Poblacion2.91%4,5154,2566.09%1.13%
Barangay 5 Poblacion9.93%15,39812,69921.25%3.74%
Benjamin Tirona1.76%2,7352,5666.59%1.22%
Bernardo Pulido8.64%13,40512,4617.58%1.40%
Epifanio Malia2.21%3,4253,09510.66%1.95%
Fiorello Calimag1.67%2,5972,4605.57%1.04%
Francisco de Castro5.73%8,8868,6662.54%0.48%
Francisco Reyes3.76%5,8324,29335.85%6.01%
Gavino Maderan5.02%7,7896,15026.65%4.60%
Gregoria de Jesus6.67%10,3469,4239.80%1.80%
Inocencio Salud1.60%2,4882,3008.17%1.51%
Jacinto Lumbreras2.75%4,2604,0525.13%0.96%
Kapitan Kua1.92%2,9802,8514.52%0.85%
Koronel Jose P. Elises2.49%3,8703,6067.32%1.35%
Macario Dacon3.13%4,8594,6384.76%0.89%
Marcelino Memije3.16%4,8954,38411.66%2.12%
Nicolasa Virata3.94%6,1055,8284.75%0.89%
Pantaleon Granados2.25%3,4873,2826.25%1.16%
Ramon Cruz4.86%7,5467,2254.44%0.83%
San Gabriel4.88%7,5756,87710.15%1.86%
San Jose2.65%4,1043,68411.40%2.08%
Severino de Las Alas4.50%6,9825,48127.39%4.72%
Tiniente Tiago2.10%3,2573,1254.22%0.79%
General Mariano Alvarez Total155,143138,54011.98%2.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of General Mariano Alvarez for the fiscal year of 2016 was 288,458,823.95.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009154,456,782.11
2010162,757,149.605.37%
2011184,083,512.2613.10%
2012187,163,887.061.67%
2013207,712,174.2010.98%
2014229,094,793.7810.29%
2015258,267,069.5212.73%
2016288,458,823.9511.69%

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 General Mariano Alvarez is 5 to 9, with 16,056 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 849 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,166
1 to 413,337
5 to 916,056
10 to 1416,029
15 to 1915,885
20 to 2415,493
25 to 2913,078
30 to 3411,848
35 to 3910,839
40 to 449,113
45 to 498,300
50 to 547,035
55 to 595,310
60 to 643,707
65 to 692,370
70 to 741,512
75 to 791,216
80 and over849
Total155,143

Historical population

The population of General Mariano Alvarez grew from 65,977 in 1990 to 155,143 in 2015, an increase of 89,166 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 16,603 people, from the previous population of 138,540 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
65,977
86,8245.28%
112,4465.70%
136,6132.72%
138,5400.51%
155,1432.18%

Location

The municipal center of General Mariano Alvarez is situated at approximately 14° 18' North, 121° 0' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 155.4 meters or 509.6 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 General Mariano Alvarez are Dasmariñas, San Pedro, Biñan, Muntinlupa, Santa Rosa, and Cabuyao. The nearest municipalities are Carmona, Silang, Amadeo, Indang, Kawit, and Tanza. Its distance from the national capital is 32.47 kilometers (20.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Carmona, Cavite, 5.65 kilometers (3.51 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N70°E)
  • Silang, Cavite, 8.99 kilometers (5.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)
  • Amadeo, Cavite, 16.95 kilometers (10.53 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Indang, Cavite, 18.03 kilometers (11.21 miles) to the Southwest (S51°W)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 19.61 kilometers (12.19 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Tanza, Cavite, 19.55 kilometers (12.15 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)

Nearest cities

  • Dasmariñas, Cavite, 8.18 kilometers (5.08 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)
  • San Pedro, Laguna, 8.91 kilometers (5.54 miles) to the Northeast (N38°E)
  • Biñan, Laguna, 9.25 kilometers (5.75 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Muntinlupa, 11.43 kilometers (7.10 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)
  • Santa Rosa, Laguna, 11.52 kilometers (7.16 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, 12.77 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the East (S79°E)

Distance from Manila: 32.47 kilometers (20.18 miles) to the North (N5°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 155,143, ranked 83 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,453 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,682 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 45 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.18%, ranked 324 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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