Magallanes, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count16
Postal code4113
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)73.07 km2 (28.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,727
Density (2015)311 / km2 (806 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 11' North, 120° 45' East (14.1876, 120.7569)
Estimated elevation above sea level170.6 meters (559.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 73.07 square kilometers or 28.21 square miles which constitutes 4.64% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,727. This represented 0.62% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 311 inhabitants per square kilometer or 806 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magallanes has 16 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)
Baliwag6.72%1,5281,38810.09%1.85%
Barangay 14.71%1,0711,0234.69%0.88%
Barangay 21.49%339356-4.78%-0.93%
Barangay 31.23%279330-15.45%-3.15%
Barangay 42.60%5905526.88%1.28%
Barangay 52.67%607659-7.89%-1.55%
Bendita I8.55%1,9441,72013.02%2.36%
Bendita II6.30%1,4321,19419.93%3.52%
Caluangan7.47%1,6981,38023.04%4.03%
Kabulusan8.70%1,9781,67518.09%3.22%
Medina7.79%1,7701,903-6.99%-1.37%
Pacheco8.14%1,8491,7018.70%1.60%
Ramirez7.73%1,7561,7132.51%0.47%
San Agustin7.11%1,6161,5742.67%0.50%
Tua9.15%2,0791,9715.48%1.02%
Urdaneta9.64%2,1912,0924.73%0.88%
Magallanes Total22,72721,2317.05%1.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magallanes for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,949,889.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,093,520.94
201045,588,898.953.39%
201149,554,199.628.70%
201248,687,565.58-1.75%
201355,905,883.2614.83%
201464,970,573.0616.21%
201572,459,384.7911.53%
201679,949,889.2610.34%

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 Magallanes is 15 to 19, with 2,406 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 233 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1391
1 to 41,880
5 to 92,249
10 to 142,370
15 to 192,406
20 to 242,203
25 to 291,920
30 to 341,599
35 to 391,421
40 to 441,264
45 to 491,277
50 to 541,008
55 to 59886
60 to 64655
65 to 69476
70 to 74245
75 to 79244
80 and over233
Total22,727

Historical population

The population of Magallanes grew from 5,436 in 1960 to 22,727 in 2015, an increase of 17,291 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.30%, or an increase of 1,496 people, from the previous population of 21,231 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,436
7,2942.92%
9,3305.06%
9,6910.76%
12,5562.62%
17,1155.97%
18,0901.20%
18,8900.60%
21,2314.34%
22,7271.30%

Location

The municipal center of Magallanes is situated at approximately 14° 11' North, 120° 45' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 170.6 meters or 559.7 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 Magallanes are Trece Martires, Tagaytay, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and Bacoor. The nearest municipalities are General Emilio Aguinaldo, Maragondon, Ternate, Alfonso, Indang, and Naic. Its distance from the national capital is 50.66 kilometers (31.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 50.66 kilometers (31.48 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,727, ranked 1,167 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.21 square kilometers, ranked 1,207 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 311 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 634 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.30%, ranked 812 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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