Majayjay, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count40
Postal code4005
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)69.58 km2 (26.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,792
Density (2015)399 / km2 (1,035 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 9' North, 121° 28' East (14.1455, 121.4725)
Estimated elevation above sea level288.6 meters (946.5 feet)

Majayjay is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 69.58 square kilometers or 26.86 square miles which constitutes 3.63% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,792. This represented 0.92% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 399 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,035 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Majayjay has 40 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)
Amonoy1.84%51040825.00%4.34%
Bakia1.92%533584-8.73%-1.72%
Balanac0.59%163250-34.80%-7.82%
Balayong0.75%208246-15.45%-3.14%
Banilad0.77%215240-10.42%-2.07%
Banti1.12%310410-24.39%-5.18%
Bitaoy0.99%27623218.97%3.36%
Botocan2.93%8141,083-24.84%-5.29%
Bukal2.88%80152153.74%8.53%
Burgos0.98%272311-12.54%-2.52%
Burol1.33%3703515.41%1.01%
Coralao2.04%5675199.25%1.70%
Gagalot1.95%541590-8.31%-1.64%
Ibabang Banga2.19%609636-4.25%-0.82%
Ibabang Bayucain0.85%237297-20.20%-4.21%
Ilayang Banga4.63%1,2871,09018.07%3.21%
Ilayang Bayucain0.79%219224-2.23%-0.43%
Isabang0.46%129155-16.77%-3.44%
Malinao3.50%9729077.17%1.33%
May‑It1.33%3693505.43%1.01%
Munting Kawayan2.71%75261522.28%3.90%
Olla3.94%1,0951,0434.99%0.93%
Oobi3.09%8581,007-14.80%-3.00%
Origuel5.58%1,5511,18331.11%5.29%
Panalaban1.09%30219951.76%8.27%
Pangil2.95%82074010.81%1.97%
Panglan2.05%57046722.06%3.87%
Piit2.02%5625188.49%1.56%
Pook1.44%400434-7.83%-1.54%
Rizal1.10%3062924.79%0.90%
San Francisco8.47%2,3542,3221.38%0.26%
San Isidro2.09%58146126.03%4.50%
San Miguel9.43%2,6212,5761.75%0.33%
San Roque0.99%275299-8.03%-1.58%
Santa Catalina4.81%1,3361,3221.06%0.20%
Suba6.94%1,9291,69014.14%2.55%
Talortor3.40%946952-0.63%-0.12%
Tanawan0.99%275289-4.84%-0.94%
Taytay2.30%63950626.28%4.54%
Villa Nogales0.78%218228-4.39%-0.85%
Majayjay Total27,79226,5474.69%0.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Majayjay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 77,659,648.84.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,566,855.33
201046,989,677.955.44%
201149,942,438.536.28%
201248,842,910.78-2.20%
201354,845,167.7812.29%
201460,400,076.7110.13%
201567,256,306.8511.35%
201677,659,648.8415.47%

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 Majayjay is 15 to 19, with 2,873 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 291 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1557
1 to 42,329
5 to 92,865
10 to 142,788
15 to 192,873
20 to 242,505
25 to 292,108
30 to 341,865
35 to 391,781
40 to 441,554
45 to 491,529
50 to 541,462
55 to 591,129
60 to 64854
65 to 69581
70 to 74399
75 to 79322
80 and over291
Total27,792

Historical population

The population of Majayjay grew from 9,906 in 1960 to 27,792 in 2015, an increase of 17,886 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.88%, or an increase of 1,245 people, from the previous population of 26,547 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,906
12,3162.15%
13,1821.37%
13,6990.77%
15,8751.49%
18,9893.41%
22,1593.37%
23,6810.92%
26,5474.25%
27,7920.88%

Location

The municipal center of Majayjay is situated at approximately 14° 9' North, 121° 28' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 288.6 meters or 946.5 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 Majayjay are San Pablo, Tayabas, Lucena, Calamba, Tanauan, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Liliw, Luisiana, Nagcarlan, Magdalena, Rizal, and Lucban. Its distance from the national capital is 72.44 kilometers (45.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Liliw, Laguna, 4.22 kilometers (2.62 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Luisiana, Laguna, 5.91 kilometers (3.67 miles) to the Northeast (N42°E)
  • Nagcarlan, Laguna, 6.53 kilometers (4.06 miles) to the West (S81°W)
  • Magdalena, Laguna, 7.59 kilometers (4.72 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Rizal, Laguna, 9.23 kilometers (5.74 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S68°W)
  • Lucban, Quezon, 9.53 kilometers (5.92 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S69°E)

Nearest cities

  • San Pablo, Laguna, 17.94 kilometers (11.15 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 18.44 kilometers (11.46 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • Lucena, 27.76 kilometers (17.25 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 34.09 kilometers (21.18 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 35.16 kilometers (21.85 miles) to the West (S79°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 40.24 kilometers (25.00 miles) to the Southwest (S56°W)

Distance from Manila: 72.44 kilometers (45.02 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,792, ranked 966 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.86 square kilometers, ranked 1,216 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 399 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 480 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.88%, ranked 71 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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