Santa Cruz, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count26
Postal code4009
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)38.59 km2 (14.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)117,605
Density (2015)3,048 / km2 (7,893 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 17' North, 121° 25' East (14.2854, 121.4134)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.4 meters (30.9 feet)

Santa Cruz is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 38.59 square kilometers or 14.90 square miles which constitutes 2.01% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 117,605. This represented 3.87% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.82% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,048 inhabitants per square kilometer or 7,893 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Cruz has 26 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)
Alipit0.32%3813693.25%0.61%
Bagumbayan9.57%11,2519,61417.03%3.04%
Barangay I1.23%1,4431,532-5.81%-1.13%
Barangay II1.42%1,6721,6411.89%0.36%
Barangay III0.49%578669-13.60%-2.75%
Barangay IV0.85%9961,202-17.14%-3.52%
Barangay V0.49%577681-15.27%-3.11%
Bubukal5.18%6,0975,6687.57%1.40%
Calios8.21%9,6558,59412.35%2.24%
Duhat5.64%6,6366,6330.05%0.01%
Gatid7.93%9,3298,9104.70%0.88%
Jasaan0.74%8728650.81%0.15%
Labuin4.03%4,7414,5783.56%0.67%
Malinao0.63%73655432.85%5.56%
Oogong3.65%4,2973,49023.12%4.04%
Pagsawitan8.23%9,6829,2994.12%0.77%
Palasan3.06%3,5973,11815.36%2.76%
Patimbao7.04%8,2827,9574.08%0.77%
San Jose2.13%2,5062,04122.78%3.99%
San Juan2.95%3,4732,52337.65%6.27%
San Pablo Norte2.45%2,8822,8531.02%0.19%
San Pablo Sur3.07%3,6103,11315.97%2.86%
Santisima Cruz8.49%9,9869,9210.66%0.12%
Santo Angel Central3.34%3,9264,551-13.73%-2.77%
Santo Angel Norte4.96%5,8285,7730.95%0.18%
Santo Angel Sur3.89%4,5724,794-4.63%-0.90%
Santa Cruz Total117,605110,9436.00%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Cruz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 275,333,981.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009166,634,526.51
2010169,402,170.841.66%
2011181,588,568.427.19%
2012179,681,393.99-1.05%
2013203,984,542.1013.53%
2014235,888,204.0915.64%
2015251,992,034.986.83%
2016275,333,981.369.26%

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 Santa Cruz is 5 to 9, with 11,622 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 854 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,400
1 to 49,511
5 to 911,622
10 to 1411,016
15 to 1911,239
20 to 2410,693
25 to 299,486
30 to 348,845
35 to 398,635
40 to 447,287
45 to 496,825
50 to 545,802
55 to 594,684
60 to 643,810
65 to 692,449
70 to 741,502
75 to 79945
80 and over854
Total117,605

Historical population

The population of Santa Cruz grew from 32,850 in 1960 to 117,605 in 2015, an increase of 84,755 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 6,662 people, from the previous population of 110,943 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,850
47,1143.59%
52,6722.26%
60,6202.85%
76,6032.37%
86,9782.41%
92,6941.37%
101,9141.32%
110,9433.14%
117,6051.12%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Cruz is situated at approximately 14° 17' North, 121° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.4 meters or 30.9 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 Santa Cruz are San Pablo, Calamba, Cabuyao, Santa Rosa, Tayabas, and Tanauan. The nearest municipalities are Pagsanjan, Lumban, Pila, Kalayaan, Magdalena, and Victoria. Its distance from the national capital is 57.66 kilometers (35.83 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pagsanjan, Laguna, 4.60 kilometers (2.86 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Lumban, Laguna, 5.09 kilometers (3.16 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Pila, Laguna, 7.69 kilometers (4.78 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • Kalayaan, Laguna, 8.31 kilometers (5.16 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N57°E)
  • Magdalena, Laguna, 9.64 kilometers (5.99 miles) to the South (S10°E)
  • Victoria, Laguna, 10.99 kilometers (6.83 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 57.66 kilometers (35.83 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 117,605, ranked 129 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.90 square kilometers, ranked 1,455 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,048 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 53 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 178 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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