General Trias, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count33
Postal code4107
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)81.46 km2 (31.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)314,303
Density (2015)3,858 / km2 (9,994 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 23' North, 120° 53' East (14.3862, 120.8805)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.4 meters (76.8 feet)

General Trias is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Cavite.

The city has a land area of 81.46 square kilometers or 31.45 square miles which constitutes 5.17% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 314,303. This represented 8.54% of the total population of Cavite province, or 2.18% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,858 inhabitants per square kilometer or 9,994 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

General Trias has 33 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)
Alingaro1.19%3,7552,80034.11%5.75%
Arnaldo Poblacion0.31%9759176.32%1.17%
Bacao I1.90%5,9815,36611.46%2.09%
Bacao II2.43%7,6466,76213.07%2.37%
Bagumbayan Poblacion0.33%1,0441,060-1.51%-0.29%
Biclatan4.68%14,70311,35829.45%5.04%
Buenavista I1.78%5,5933,19475.11%11.26%
Buenavista II3.15%9,9027,24436.69%6.13%
Buenavista III2.56%8,0475,98234.52%5.81%
Corregidor Poblacion0.36%1,1371,139-0.18%-0.03%
Dulong Bayan Poblacion0.29%9129011.22%0.23%
Gov. Ferrer Poblacion0.09%276312-11.54%-2.31%
Javalera1.71%5,3705,0955.40%1.01%
Manggahan4.97%15,63613,48215.98%2.86%
Navarro4.70%14,7637,52696.16%13.69%
Ninety Sixth Poblacion0.17%531592-10.30%-2.05%
Panungyanan0.92%2,8912,43018.97%3.36%
Pasong Camachile I6.33%19,90617,26015.33%2.75%
Pasong Camachile II9.96%31,30620,94249.49%7.96%
Pasong Kawayan I1.25%3,9183,35816.68%2.98%
Pasong Kawayan II8.80%27,66117,13561.43%9.55%
Pinagtipunan2.17%6,8096,3127.87%1.45%
Prinza Poblacion0.24%7406759.63%1.77%
Sampalucan Poblacion0.36%1,1441,0835.63%1.05%
San Francisco23.65%74,34463,87716.39%2.93%
San Gabriel Poblacion0.64%1,9961,9134.34%0.81%
San Juan I1.71%5,3864,9518.79%1.62%
San Juan II1.58%4,9713,63436.79%6.15%
Santa Clara1.11%3,4953,510-0.43%-0.08%
Santiago7.23%22,72713,17772.47%10.94%
Tapia0.84%2,6432,5533.53%0.66%
Tejero2.23%7,0245,75622.03%3.86%
Vibora Poblacion0.34%1,0711,0264.39%0.82%
General Trias Total314,303243,32229.17%4.99%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of General Trias for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,262,794,892.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009487,382,139.32
2010535,137,607.829.80%
2011558,343,626.474.34%
2012666,482,264.4319.37%
2013712,912,375.606.97%
2014791,932,576.6911.08%
2015893,674,503.9012.85%
20161,262,794,892.2741.30%

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 Trias is 5 to 9, with 31,470 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,360 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16,161
1 to 424,656
5 to 931,470
10 to 1430,536
15 to 1929,659
20 to 2430,947
25 to 2929,102
30 to 3428,778
35 to 3926,565
40 to 4421,112
45 to 4916,691
50 to 5412,157
55 to 599,396
60 to 646,931
65 to 694,723
70 to 742,483
75 to 791,576
80 and over1,360
Total314,303

Historical population

The population of General Trias grew from 21,618 in 1960 to 314,303 in 2015, an increase of 292,685 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.99%, or an increase of 70,981 people, from the previous population of 243,322 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,618
29,6353.13%
34,8073.28%
39,7452.69%
52,8882.90%
66,8374.48%
107,69110.77%
218,38710.24%
243,3224.01%
314,3034.99%

Location

The city center of General Trias is situated at approximately 14° 23' North, 120° 53' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.4 meters or 76.8 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 General Trias are Imus, Dasmariñas, Bacoor, Cavite City, Trece Martires, and Las Piñas. The nearest municipalities are Tanza, Rosario, Noveleta, Kawit, Naic, and General Mariano Alvarez. Its distance from the national capital is 25.03 kilometers (15.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 25.03 kilometers (15.55 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N25°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 314,303, ranked 41 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.45 square kilometers, ranked 1,154 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,858 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 42 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.99%, ranked 166 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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