Kawit, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count23
Postal code4104
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)22.86 km2 (8.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)83,466
Density (2015)3,651 / km2 (9,453 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 27' North, 120° 54' East (14.4441, 120.9035)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.7 meters (22.1 feet)

Kawit is a coastal municipality in the province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 22.86 square kilometers or 8.83 square miles which constitutes 1.45% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 83,466. This represented 2.27% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,651 inhabitants per square kilometer or 9,453 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kawit has 23 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)
Balsahan‑Bisita2.34%1,9502,221-12.20%-2.45%
Batong Dalig4.59%3,8354,421-13.25%-2.67%
Binakayan‑Aplaya4.48%3,7394,140-9.69%-1.92%
Binakayan‑Kanluran2.33%1,9482,875-32.24%-7.14%
Congbalay‑Legaspi4.86%4,0564,643-12.64%-2.54%
Gahak2.69%2,2432,688-16.56%-3.39%
Kaingen1.87%1,5631,598-2.19%-0.42%
Magdalo4.93%4,1154,216-2.40%-0.46%
Manggahan‑Lawin5.64%4,7044,5633.09%0.58%
Marulas4.16%3,4713,745-7.32%-1.44%
Panamitan4.07%3,3973,3222.26%0.43%
Poblacion1.12%9319112.20%0.41%
Pulvorista2.79%2,3252,752-15.52%-3.16%
Samala‑Marquez6.12%5,1044,9403.32%0.62%
San Sebastian2.43%2,029877131.36%17.32%
Santa Isabel5.66%4,7283,98118.76%3.33%
Tabon I6.48%5,4124,83411.96%2.17%
Tabon II1.76%1,4671,4272.80%0.53%
Tabon III2.56%2,1382,1141.14%0.22%
Toclong18.13%15,1348,17185.22%12.45%
Tramo‑Bantayan5.40%4,5046,059-25.66%-5.49%
Wakas I2.56%2,1342,0006.70%1.24%
Wakas II3.04%2,5391,71148.39%7.80%
Kawit Total83,46678,2096.72%1.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kawit for the fiscal year of 2016 was 182,706,348.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200996,840,555.29
2010104,591,178.918.00%
2011112,486,672.717.55%
2012118,585,118.335.42%
2013129,812,952.259.47%
2014144,259,947.7311.13%
2015167,284,179.1215.96%
2016182,706,348.709.22%

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 Kawit is 5 to 9, with 7,915 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 694 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,608
1 to 46,477
5 to 97,915
10 to 147,713
15 to 197,762
20 to 247,842
25 to 297,310
30 to 346,789
35 to 396,097
40 to 445,350
45 to 494,685
50 to 543,928
55 to 593,198
60 to 642,516
65 to 691,825
70 to 741,027
75 to 79730
80 and over694
Total83,466

Historical population

The population of Kawit grew from 19,352 in 1960 to 83,466 in 2015, an increase of 64,114 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 5,257 people, from the previous population of 78,209 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,352
28,4473.84%
33,8133.53%
39,3683.09%
47,7551.95%
56,9933.37%
62,7512.09%
76,4052.75%
78,2090.85%
83,4661.25%

Location

The municipal center of Kawit is situated at approximately 14° 27' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.7 meters or 22.1 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 Kawit are Imus, Cavite City, Bacoor, General Trias, Las Piñas, and Parañaque. The nearest municipalities are Noveleta, Rosario, Tanza, General Mariano Alvarez, Naic, and Pateros. Its distance from the national capital is 18.18 kilometers (11.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Noveleta, Cavite, 2.48 kilometers (1.54 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Rosario, Cavite, 6.29 kilometers (3.91 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S59°W)
  • Tanza, Cavite, 7.86 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite, 19.61 kilometers (12.19 miles) to the Southeast (S35°E)
  • Naic, Cavite, 19.66 kilometers (12.21 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • Pateros, 20.55 kilometers (12.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)

Nearest cities

  • Imus, Cavite, 4.09 kilometers (2.54 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 4.23 kilometers (2.63 miles) to the North (N8°E)
  • Bacoor, Cavite, 4.29 kilometers (2.67 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 6.87 kilometers (4.27 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S21°W)
  • Las Piñas, 9.37 kilometers (5.82 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N64°E)
  • Parañaque, 11.37 kilometers (7.06 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N56°E)

Distance from Manila: 18.18 kilometers (11.30 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 83,466, ranked 231 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.83 square kilometers, ranked 1,574 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,651 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 46 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 1,257 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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