Silang, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count64
Postal code4118
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)209.43 km2 (80.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)248,085
Density (2015)1,185 / km2 (3,068 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 13' North, 120° 58' East (14.2236, 120.9741)
Estimated elevation above sea level316.9 meters (1,039.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 209.43 square kilometers or 80.86 square miles which constitutes 13.30% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 248,085. This represented 6.74% of the total population of Cavite province, or 1.72% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,185 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,068 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Silang has 64 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)
Acacia3.25%8,0587,8203.04%0.57%
Adlas2.48%6,1414,95623.91%4.17%
Anahaw I1.91%4,7484,5244.95%0.92%
Anahaw II1.39%3,4593,3513.22%0.61%
Balite I0.99%2,4541,83433.81%5.70%
Balite II1.02%2,5342,23913.18%2.38%
Balubad1.44%3,5712,84425.56%4.43%
Banaba2.24%5,5654,76016.91%3.02%
Barangay I0.41%1,0219339.43%1.73%
Barangay II0.32%8027980.50%0.10%
Barangay III0.16%39632820.73%3.65%
Barangay IV0.32%79971212.22%2.22%
Barangay V0.92%2,2741,90019.68%3.48%
Batas1.32%3,2793,1354.59%0.86%
Biga I2.76%6,8485,81117.85%3.18%
Biga II1.22%3,0296,161-50.84%-12.64%
Biluso1.58%3,9193,49712.07%2.19%
Bucal0.67%1,6661,37820.90%3.68%
Buho0.90%2,2441,82722.82%3.99%
Bulihan9.38%23,27521,4538.49%1.56%
Cabangaan0.47%1,1701,0996.46%1.20%
Carmen1.01%2,5061,76841.74%6.87%
Hoyo0.37%92874624.40%4.24%
Hukay0.65%1,6141,41414.14%2.55%
Iba1.99%4,9333,87527.30%4.70%
Inchican2.16%5,3694,28425.33%4.39%
Ipil I1.12%2,7762,6574.48%0.84%
Ipil II1.83%4,5433,95514.87%2.67%
Kalubkob1.30%3,2372,24744.06%7.20%
Kaong3.01%7,4706,76710.39%1.90%
Lalaan I2.07%5,1304,27120.11%3.55%
Lalaan II2.32%5,7665,08913.30%2.41%
Litlit1.32%3,2673,1015.35%1.00%
Lucsuhin1.39%3,4522,92018.22%3.24%
Lumil1.56%3,8793,25819.06%3.38%
Maguyam4.72%11,7178,48238.14%6.34%
Malabag1.44%3,5813,3756.10%1.13%
Malaking Tatyao0.73%1,8081,36532.45%5.50%
Mataas na Burol0.34%8367945.29%0.99%
Munting Ilog1.44%3,5832,99519.63%3.47%
Narra I1.23%3,0502,8228.08%1.49%
Narra II0.92%2,2932,1108.67%1.60%
Narra III1.21%2,9922,9122.75%0.52%
Paligawan0.51%1,2621,1579.08%1.67%
Pasong Langka1.39%3,4552,72226.93%4.64%
Pooc I0.86%2,1421,74322.89%4.00%
Pooc II0.95%2,3521,90023.79%4.15%
Pulong Bunga1.15%2,8472,49714.02%2.53%
Pulong Saging0.62%1,5461,36213.51%2.44%
Puting Kahoy5.50%13,6435,838133.69%17.54%
Sabutan2.11%5,2314,61613.32%2.41%
San Miguel I0.68%1,6961,716-1.17%-0.22%
San Miguel II1.08%2,6793,036-11.76%-2.35%
San Vicente I0.69%1,7131,826-6.19%-1.21%
San Vicente II1.60%3,9683,14326.25%4.54%
Santol0.77%1,9161,47030.34%5.17%
Tartaria5.12%12,69511,7388.15%1.50%
Tibig1.42%3,5133,11912.63%2.29%
Toledo0.73%1,8091,40328.94%4.96%
Tubuan I1.05%2,6002,11822.76%3.98%
Tubuan II0.52%1,29996135.17%5.91%
Tubuan III0.31%7811,018-23.28%-4.92%
Ulat0.99%2,4571,64449.45%7.95%
Yakal2.62%6,4995,89610.23%1.87%
Silang Total248,085213,49016.20%2.90%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Silang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 530,431,409.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009259,392,445.78
2010280,773,380.278.24%
2011303,768,285.468.19%
2012342,766,999.6712.84%
2013362,844,818.315.86%
2014426,321,109.0817.49%
2015489,238,257.8114.76%
2016530,431,409.268.42%

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 Silang is 15 to 19, with 25,787 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,447 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14,975
1 to 419,926
5 to 924,146
10 to 1424,050
15 to 1925,787
20 to 2425,453
25 to 2922,674
30 to 3420,458
35 to 3918,594
40 to 4414,844
45 to 4912,999
50 to 5410,428
55 to 598,208
60 to 646,230
65 to 694,064
70 to 742,232
75 to 791,570
80 and over1,447
Total248,085

Historical population

The population of Silang grew from 28,631 in 1960 to 248,085 in 2015, an increase of 219,454 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.90%, or an increase of 34,595 people, from the previous population of 213,490 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,631
38,9993.07%
44,8092.83%
52,3213.15%
93,7906.01%
124,0625.38%
156,1375.05%
199,8253.46%
213,4902.44%
248,0852.90%

Location

The municipal center of Silang is situated at approximately 14° 13' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 316.9 meters or 1,039.5 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 Silang are Tagaytay, Dasmariñas, Trece Martires, Biñan, Cabuyao, and San Pedro. The nearest municipalities are Amadeo, General Mariano Alvarez, Indang, Mendez, Carmona, and Talisay. Its distance from the national capital is 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles) to the North (N1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 248,085, ranked 27 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 80.86 square kilometers, ranked 184 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,185 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 47 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.90%, ranked 581 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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