Paete, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count9
Postal code4016
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)55.02 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,096
Density (2015)456 / km2 (1,182 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 22' North, 121° 29' East (14.3641, 121.4815)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.3 meters (27.1 feet)

Paete is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 55.02 square kilometers or 21.24 square miles which constitutes 2.87% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,096. This represented 0.83% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.17% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 456 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,182 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Paete has 9 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)
Bagumbayan19.50%4,8944,5567.42%1.37%
Bangkusay2.13%534542-1.48%-0.28%
Ermita2.30%578583-0.86%-0.16%
Ibaba del Norte12.88%3,2333,0246.91%1.28%
Ibaba del Sur10.50%2,6362,6300.23%0.04%
Ilaya del Norte9.50%2,3841,97320.83%3.67%
Ilaya del Sur6.76%1,6971,39022.09%3.87%
Maytoong7.17%1,7991,7900.50%0.10%
Quinale29.25%7,3417,0354.35%0.81%
Paete Total25,09623,5236.69%1.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Paete for the fiscal year of 2016 was 69,943,677.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,952,048.30
201020,003,835.02-53.43%
201149,515,793.94147.53%
201245,967,134.80-7.17%
201350,920,041.8710.77%
201456,268,811.7510.50%
201563,599,792.9913.03%
201669,943,677.889.97%

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 Paete is 5 to 9, with 2,635 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 142 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1555
1 to 42,071
5 to 92,635
10 to 142,597
15 to 192,513
20 to 242,316
25 to 291,888
30 to 341,743
35 to 391,577
40 to 441,561
45 to 491,403
50 to 541,226
55 to 59977
60 to 64798
65 to 69549
70 to 74339
75 to 79206
80 and over142
Total25,096

Historical population

The population of Paete grew from 7,443 in 1960 to 25,096 in 2015, an increase of 17,653 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.24%, or an increase of 1,573 people, from the previous population of 23,523 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,443
11,6014.44%
14,7334.91%
16,3832.14%
20,5792.31%
21,8091.09%
23,0111.16%
24,6960.98%
23,523-1.76%
25,0961.24%

Location

The municipal center of Paete is situated at approximately 14° 22' North, 121° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.3 meters or 27.1 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 Paete are San Pablo, Calamba, Tayabas, Cabuyao, Santa Rosa, and Antipolo. The nearest municipalities are Pakil, Kalayaan, Pangil, Siniloan, Lumban, and Famy. Its distance from the national capital is 59.60 kilometers (37.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pakil, Laguna, 1.86 kilometers (1.16 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Kalayaan, Laguna, 4.22 kilometers (2.62 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Pangil, Laguna, 4.54 kilometers (2.82 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Siniloan, Laguna, 7.51 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Lumban, Laguna, 7.75 kilometers (4.82 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Famy, Laguna, 9.17 kilometers (5.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

Nearest cities

  • San Pablo, Laguna, 36.64 kilometers (22.77 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 38.26 kilometers (23.77 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 39.23 kilometers (24.37 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, 39.84 kilometers (24.75 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Santa Rosa, Laguna, 40.20 kilometers (24.98 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Antipolo, Rizal, 41.16 kilometers (25.58 miles) to the Northwest (N53°W)

Distance from Manila: 59.60 kilometers (37.03 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,096, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.24 square kilometers, ranked 1,321 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 456 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 412 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.24%, ranked 85 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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