Tagaytay, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count34
Postal code4120
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)65.00 km2 (25.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)71,181
Density (2015)1,095 / km2 (2,836 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 7' North, 120° 58' East (14.1149, 120.9635)
Estimated elevation above sea level559.7 meters (1,835.8 feet)

Tagaytay is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Cavite.

The city has a land area of 65.00 square kilometers or 25.10 square miles which constitutes 4.13% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 71,181. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,095 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,836 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tagaytay has 34 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)
Asisan2.43%1,7331,6624.27%0.80%
Bagong Tubig1.08%771824-6.43%-1.26%
Calabuso1.53%1,0901,109-1.71%-0.33%
Dapdap East1.00%71350740.63%6.71%
Dapdap West1.42%1,01480426.12%4.52%
Francisco4.57%3,2553,1732.58%0.49%
Guinhawa North0.80%57349615.52%2.79%
Guinhawa South1.81%1,2871,2820.39%0.07%
Iruhin East1.38%9809760.41%0.08%
Iruhin South1.58%1,12784034.17%5.76%
Iruhin West4.50%3,2012,69718.69%3.32%
Kaybagal East6.55%4,6594,2609.37%1.72%
Kaybagal North3.88%2,7602,48011.29%2.06%
Kaybagal South9.03%6,4293,94962.80%9.72%
Mag‑Asawang Ilat1.93%1,3721,22412.09%2.20%
Maharlika East1.89%1,3461,371-1.82%-0.35%
Maharlika West1.41%1,00486915.54%2.79%
Maitim 2nd Central1.76%1,25387543.20%7.08%
Maitim 2nd East3.53%2,5162,20414.16%2.55%
Maitim 2nd West1.01%722767-5.87%-1.14%
Mendez Crossing East3.01%2,1432,575-16.78%-3.44%
Mendez Crossing West3.55%2,5282,16017.04%3.04%
Neogan4.31%3,0702,59418.35%3.26%
Patutong Malaki North2.53%1,7991,44124.84%4.32%
Patutong Malaki South3.48%2,4752,09518.14%3.22%
Sambong1.76%1,25399925.43%4.41%
San Jose6.33%4,5063,33635.07%5.89%
Silang Junction North1.87%1,3341,17014.02%2.53%
Silang Junction South1.63%1,1621,166-0.34%-0.07%
Sungay North5.40%3,8433,6166.28%1.17%
Sungay South6.05%4,3043,84312.00%2.18%
Tolentino East3.56%2,5372,4184.92%0.92%
Tolentino West2.02%1,4391,3357.79%1.44%
Zambal1.38%9839137.67%1.42%
Tagaytay Total71,18162,03014.75%2.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tagaytay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 927,597,281.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009485,425,044.44
2010683,121,179.0940.73%
2011633,100,599.29-7.32%
2012651,660,328.022.93%
2013743,626,842.1014.11%
2014840,646,833.7613.05%
2015838,988,827.96-0.20%
2016927,597,281.8010.56%

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 Tagaytay is 5 to 9, with 7,111 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 485 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,458
1 to 45,761
5 to 97,111
10 to 146,804
15 to 196,895
20 to 246,928
25 to 296,533
30 to 345,867
35 to 395,282
40 to 444,357
45 to 493,936
50 to 542,909
55 to 592,428
60 to 641,879
65 to 691,298
70 to 74756
75 to 79485
80 and over494
Total71,181

Historical population

The population of Tagaytay grew from 7,203 in 1960 to 71,181 in 2015, an increase of 63,978 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.65%, or an increase of 9,151 people, from the previous population of 62,030 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,203
10,9074.14%
13,3884.20%
16,3224.04%
23,7393.82%
29,4194.10%
45,2879.69%
61,6234.34%
62,0300.24%
71,1812.65%

Location

The city center of Tagaytay is situated at approximately 14° 7' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 559.7 meters or 1,835.8 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 Tagaytay are Trece Martires, Tanauan, Dasmariñas, Calamba, Cabuyao, and Santa Rosa. The nearest municipalities are Mendez, Talisay, Amadeo, Laurel, Silang, and Alfonso. Its distance from the national capital is 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mendez, Cavite, 6.52 kilometers (4.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Talisay, Batangas, 6.70 kilometers (4.16 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Amadeo, Cavite, 7.53 kilometers (4.68 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Laurel, Batangas, 7.85 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Silang, Cavite, 12.08 kilometers (7.51 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Alfonso, Cavite, 11.88 kilometers (7.38 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles) to the North (N2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 71,181, ranked 304 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.10 square kilometers, ranked 1,267 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,095 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 150 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.65%, ranked 280 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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