Kalayaan, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count3
Postal code4015
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)46.60 km2 (17.99 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,269
Density (2015)499 / km2 (1,293 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 20' North, 121° 29' East (14.3261, 121.4781)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.5 meters (31.2 feet)

Kalayaan, formerly known as Longos, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 46.60 square kilometers or 17.99 square miles which constitutes 2.43% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,269. This represented 0.77% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 499 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,293 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kalayaan has 3 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)
Longos26.09%6,0705,8723.37%0.63%
San Antonio45.77%10,6519,08217.28%3.08%
San Juan28.14%6,5485,9909.32%1.71%
Kalayaan Total23,26920,94411.10%2.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kalayaan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,196,251.10.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200961,738,570.60
201061,087,590.33-1.05%
201158,000,724.79-5.05%
201257,665,404.76-0.58%
201362,744,435.038.81%
201464,683,344.313.09%
201578,611,484.5821.53%
201683,196,251.105.83%

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 Kalayaan is 5 to 9, with 2,419 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 166 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1545
1 to 42,167
5 to 92,419
10 to 142,411
15 to 192,276
20 to 242,279
25 to 291,835
30 to 341,619
35 to 391,506
40 to 441,286
45 to 491,269
50 to 541,018
55 to 59929
60 to 64716
65 to 69416
70 to 74239
75 to 79166
80 and over173
Total23,269

Historical population

The population of Kalayaan grew from 5,007 in 1960 to 23,269 in 2015, an increase of 18,262 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.02%, or an increase of 2,325 people, from the previous population of 20,944 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,007
6,9573.27%
8,5014.10%
10,2473.81%
13,1182.50%
16,9554.92%
19,5803.13%
21,2031.10%
20,944-0.45%
23,2692.02%

Location

The municipal center of Kalayaan is situated at approximately 14° 20' North, 121° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.5 meters or 31.2 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 Kalayaan are San Pablo, Tayabas, Calamba, Cabuyao, Santa Rosa, and Biñan. The nearest municipalities are Lumban, Paete, Pakil, Pagsanjan, Santa Cruz, and Pangil. Its distance from the national capital is 61.17 kilometers (38.01 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Lumban, Laguna, 3.77 kilometers (2.34 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Paete, Laguna, 4.22 kilometers (2.62 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Pakil, Laguna, 6.04 kilometers (3.75 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Pagsanjan, Laguna, 6.46 kilometers (4.01 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Santa Cruz, Laguna, 8.31 kilometers (5.16 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • Pangil, Laguna, 8.57 kilometers (5.33 miles) to the North (N7°W)

Nearest cities

  • San Pablo, Laguna, 32.78 kilometers (20.37 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 35.37 kilometers (21.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 36.24 kilometers (22.52 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S69°W)
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, 38.67 kilometers (24.03 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Santa Rosa, Laguna, 39.49 kilometers (24.54 miles) to the West (S88°W)
  • Biñan, Laguna, 42.67 kilometers (26.52 miles) to the West (N88°W)

Distance from Manila: 61.17 kilometers (38.01 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,269, ranked 1,128 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.99 square kilometers, ranked 1,387 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 499 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 370 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.02%, ranked 72 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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