Rosario, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count20
Postal code4106
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)38.16 km2 (14.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)110,706
Density (2015)2,901 / km2 (7,516 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 25' North, 120° 51' East (14.4151, 120.8533)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.2 feet)

Rosario is a coastal municipality in the province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 38.16 square kilometers or 14.73 square miles which constitutes 2.42% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 110,706. This represented 3.01% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.77% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,901 inhabitants per square kilometer or 7,516 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Rosario has 20 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)
Bagbag I5.48%6,0704,97222.08%3.87%
Bagbag II5.32%5,8905,28911.36%2.07%
Kanluran3.59%3,9713,7984.56%0.85%
Ligtong I4.22%4,6744,10613.83%2.50%
Ligtong II1.86%2,0552,0032.60%0.49%
Ligtong III6.16%6,8215,09233.96%5.72%
Ligtong IV2.61%2,8932,8760.59%0.11%
Muzon I3.54%3,9233,01730.03%5.13%
Muzon II2.76%3,0512,53120.55%3.62%
Poblacion1.71%1,8941,61017.64%3.14%
Sapa I2.00%2,2101,58339.61%6.56%
Sapa II6.55%7,2546,6768.66%1.59%
Sapa III3.57%3,9533,6917.10%1.31%
Sapa IV0.88%9699650.41%0.08%
Silangan I6.94%7,6834,72762.53%9.69%
Silangan II4.17%4,6123,16945.53%7.41%
Tejeros Convention17.79%19,69715,01331.20%5.31%
Wawa I4.42%4,8944,7522.99%0.56%
Wawa II5.66%6,2715,47114.62%2.63%
Wawa III10.77%11,92110,9129.25%1.70%
Rosario Total110,70692,25320.00%3.53%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Rosario for the fiscal year of 2016 was 557,281,640.20.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009435,358,064.24
2010405,540,427.20-6.85%
2011507,443,247.1025.13%
2012540,243,007.526.46%
2013410,421,573.12-24.03%
2014390,130,582.74-4.94%
2015644,847,753.2965.29%
2016557,281,640.20-13.58%

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 Rosario is 20 to 24, with 14,119 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 563 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,147
1 to 48,347
5 to 910,094
10 to 149,670
15 to 1910,638
20 to 2414,119
25 to 2912,262
30 to 349,257
35 to 398,171
40 to 446,406
45 to 495,515
50 to 544,388
55 to 593,253
60 to 642,521
65 to 691,731
70 to 74957
75 to 79667
80 and over563
Total110,706

Historical population

The population of Rosario grew from 16,227 in 1960 to 110,706 in 2015, an increase of 94,479 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.53%, or an increase of 18,453 people, from the previous population of 92,253 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,227
23,8173.82%
28,7253.83%
33,3123.01%
45,4053.15%
54,0863.33%
73,6656.85%
94,2283.45%
92,253-0.77%
110,7063.53%

Location

The municipal center of Rosario is situated at approximately 14° 25' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.2 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 Rosario are General Trias, Imus, Cavite City, Bacoor, Dasmariñas, and Trece Martires. The nearest municipalities are Tanza, Noveleta, Kawit, Naic, Maragondon, and Ternate. Its distance from the national capital is 23.73 kilometers (14.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tanza, Cavite, 2.51 kilometers (1.56 miles) to the South (S0°E)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 3.81 kilometers (2.37 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 6.29 kilometers (3.91 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • Naic, Cavite, 13.60 kilometers (8.45 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • Maragondon, Cavite, 20.11 kilometers (12.49 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Ternate, Cavite, 20.55 kilometers (12.77 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 23.73 kilometers (14.75 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 110,706, ranked 151 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,481 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,901 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 59 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.53%, ranked 328 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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