Magdalena, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count24
Postal code4007
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)34.88 km2 (13.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,266
Density (2015)724 / km2 (1,876 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 12' North, 121° 26' East (14.1996, 121.4292)
Estimated elevation above sea level69.7 meters (228.7 feet)

Magdalena is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 34.88 square kilometers or 13.47 square miles which constitutes 1.82% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,266. This represented 0.83% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 724 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,876 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magdalena has 24 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)
Alipit1.29%3263201.88%0.35%
Baanan3.49%88175816.23%2.90%
Balanac4.43%1,12089225.56%4.43%
Bucal3.89%9839612.29%0.43%
Buenavista8.74%2,2091,72028.43%4.88%
Bungkol2.94%742762-2.62%-0.51%
Buo1.06%26716759.88%9.35%
Burlungan2.31%584658-11.25%-2.25%
Cigaras12.29%3,1062,8479.10%1.67%
Halayhayin0.76%19265195.38%22.90%
Ibabang Atingay1.80%455487-6.57%-1.29%
Ibabang Butnong6.87%1,7351,5919.05%1.66%
Ilayang Atingay1.07%271334-18.86%-3.90%
Ilayang Butnong4.61%1,1651,04911.06%2.02%
Ilog1.49%37623063.48%9.81%
Malaking Ambling3.05%7707660.52%0.10%
Malinao2.13%53744420.95%3.69%
Maravilla2.26%57150812.40%2.25%
Munting Ambling4.58%1,1571,00714.90%2.68%
Poblacion9.84%2,4852,649-6.19%-1.21%
Sabang5.18%1,3081,13015.75%2.82%
Salasad9.80%2,4772,2768.83%1.62%
Tanawan1.17%29619948.74%7.85%
Tipunan4.96%1,2531,1568.39%1.55%
Magdalena Total25,26622,9769.97%1.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magdalena for the fiscal year of 2016 was 77,057,247.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,002,158.71
201040,809,994.607.39%
201149,114,103.0420.35%
201248,333,159.77-1.59%
201355,372,583.9614.56%
201462,335,143.9912.57%
201570,217,215.5112.64%
201677,057,247.999.74%

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 Magdalena is 5 to 9, with 2,887 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 141 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1592
1 to 42,458
5 to 92,887
10 to 142,641
15 to 192,496
20 to 242,221
25 to 292,011
30 to 341,819
35 to 391,707
40 to 441,380
45 to 491,310
50 to 541,101
55 to 59891
60 to 64725
65 to 69408
70 to 74279
75 to 79199
80 and over141
Total25,266

Historical population

The population of Magdalena grew from 5,559 in 1960 to 25,266 in 2015, an increase of 19,707 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.83%, or an increase of 2,290 people, from the previous population of 22,976 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,559
7,6503.17%
9,0713.48%
10,4332.84%
13,4502.57%
15,9273.22%
18,9763.83%
20,2040.87%
22,9764.79%
25,2661.83%

Location

The municipal center of Magdalena is situated at approximately 14° 12' North, 121° 26' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 69.7 meters or 228.7 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 Magdalena are San Pablo, Tayabas, Calamba, Tanauan, Cabuyao, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Nagcarlan, Liliw, Majayjay, Pagsanjan, Pila, and Luisiana. Its distance from the national capital is 64.96 kilometers (40.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Nagcarlan, Laguna, 7.21 kilometers (4.48 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)
  • Liliw, Laguna, 7.66 kilometers (4.76 miles) to the South (S6°E)
  • Majayjay, Laguna, 7.59 kilometers (4.72 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Pagsanjan, Laguna, 8.52 kilometers (5.29 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N18°E)
  • Pila, Laguna, 8.39 kilometers (5.21 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • Luisiana, Laguna, 8.81 kilometers (5.47 miles) to the East (S79°E)

Nearest cities

  • San Pablo, Laguna, 18.19 kilometers (11.30 miles) to the Southwest (S38°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 26.00 kilometers (16.15 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 28.67 kilometers (17.82 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 32.41 kilometers (20.14 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, 34.12 kilometers (21.20 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Lucena, 35.33 kilometers (21.96 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)

Distance from Manila: 64.96 kilometers (40.36 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,266, ranked 1,052 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.47 square kilometers, ranked 1,476 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 724 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 244 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.83%, ranked 220 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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