Noveleta, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Barangay count16
Postal code4105
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)16.43 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,846
Density (2015)2,790 / km2 (7,231 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 26' North, 120° 53' East (14.4333, 120.8833)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.1 feet)

Noveleta is a coastal municipality in the province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 16.43 square kilometers or 6.34 square miles which constitutes 1.04% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,846. This represented 1.25% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,790 inhabitants per square kilometer or 7,231 inhabitants per square mile.


Noveleta 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)
Salcedo I4.66%2,1372,166-1.34%-0.26%
Salcedo II13.16%6,0325,7694.56%0.85%
San Antonio I10.62%4,8694,7133.31%0.62%
San Antonio II4.05%1,8551,7366.85%1.27%
San Jose I2.41%1,1051,108-0.27%-0.05%
San Jose II3.61%1,6531,11648.12%7.77%
San Juan I5.04%2,3121,92020.42%3.60%
San Juan II6.53%2,9942,7419.23%1.70%
San Rafael I2.95%1,3531,2587.55%1.40%
San Rafael II7.97%3,6563,25712.25%2.22%
San Rafael III13.25%6,0735,8354.08%0.76%
San Rafael IV4.68%2,1471,86415.18%2.73%
Santa Rosa I9.11%4,1773,18031.35%5.33%
Santa Rosa II2.65%1,2131,226-1.06%-0.20%
Noveleta Total45,84641,67810.00%1.83%

Historical population

The population of Noveleta grew from 7,029 in 1960 to 45,846 in 2015, an increase of 38,817 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.83%, or an increase of 4,168 people, from the previous population of 41,678 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate


The municipal center of Noveleta is situated at approximately 14° 26' North, 120° 53' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.1 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Noveleta are General Trias, Imus, Cavite City, Bacoor, Las Piñas, and Dasmariñas. The nearest municipalities are Kawit, Rosario, Tanza, Naic, General Mariano Alvarez, and Carmona. Its distance from the national capital is 20.28 kilometers (12.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • General Trias, Cavite, 5.22 kilometers (3.24 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Imus, Cavite, 5.41 kilometers (3.36 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 6.05 kilometers (3.76 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)
  • Bacoor, Cavite, 6.77 kilometers (4.21 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N65°E)
  • Las Piñas, 11.85 kilometers (7.36 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N64°E)
  • Dasmariñas, Cavite, 13.11 kilometers (8.15 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)

Distance from Manila: 20.28 kilometers (12.60 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,846, ranked 591 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 6.34 square kilometers, ranked 1,605 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,790 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 65 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.83%, ranked 458 out of 1,634


  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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