Santa Maria, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count25
Postal code4022
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)108.40 km2 (41.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,830
Density (2015)284 / km2 (737 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 28' North, 121° 25' East (14.4721, 121.4234)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.0 meters (49.2 feet)

Santa Maria is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 108.40 square kilometers or 41.85 square miles which constitutes 5.65% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,830. This represented 1.02% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 737 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Maria has 25 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)
Adia3.70%1,1401,00213.77%2.49%
Bagong Pook7.41%2,2832,2391.97%0.37%
Bagumbayan5.66%1,7441,58410.10%1.85%
Barangay I3.16%97383816.11%2.88%
Barangay II2.01%621642-3.27%-0.63%
Barangay III2.77%8558362.27%0.43%
Barangay IV1.70%5255005.00%0.93%
Bubukal3.70%1,1411,02211.64%2.12%
Cabooan6.04%1,8621,7168.51%1.57%
Calangay4.26%1,3121,04325.79%4.47%
Cambuja6.91%2,1311,53239.10%6.49%
Coralan8.27%2,5502,3936.56%1.22%
Cueva3.38%1,04371745.47%7.40%
Inayapan2.82%86856653.36%8.48%
Jose Laurel, Sr.1.72%52943222.45%3.93%
Jose Rizal3.55%1,0941,0741.86%0.35%
Kayhakat3.99%1,2311,10611.30%2.06%
Macasipac1.84%5665551.98%0.37%
Masinao2.92%90071725.52%4.42%
Mataling‑Ting2.04%63049128.31%4.86%
Pao‑o2.52%77664320.68%3.64%
Parang ng Buho2.87%88678013.59%2.46%
Santiago5.99%1,8461,37634.16%5.75%
Talangka5.94%1,8311,6789.12%1.68%
Tungkod4.84%1,4931,35710.02%1.84%
Santa Maria Total30,83026,83914.87%2.67%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Maria for the fiscal year of 2016 was 85,348,400.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,953,710.16
201048,146,455.414.77%
201152,473,678.398.99%
201252,656,708.190.35%
201359,674,893.7613.33%
201468,254,933.0314.38%
201576,422,394.7311.97%
201685,348,400.9111.68%

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 Maria is 5 to 9, with 3,340 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 214 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1676
1 to 42,792
5 to 93,340
10 to 143,205
15 to 192,832
20 to 242,758
25 to 292,462
30 to 342,230
35 to 392,148
40 to 441,745
45 to 491,671
50 to 541,379
55 to 591,214
60 to 64953
65 to 69585
70 to 74378
75 to 79248
80 and over214
Total30,830

Historical population

The population of Santa Maria grew from 8,378 in 1960 to 30,830 in 2015, an increase of 22,452 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.67%, or an increase of 3,991 people, from the previous population of 26,839 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,378
12,5754.05%
13,7311.78%
15,7442.77%
20,5252.69%
22,2961.56%
24,5742.11%
26,2670.92%
26,8390.79%
30,8302.67%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Maria is situated at approximately 14° 28' North, 121° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.0 meters or 49.2 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 Santa Maria are Antipolo, Santa Rosa, Taguig, Pasig, Cabuyao, and Marikina. The nearest municipalities are Famy, Mabitac, Siniloan, Pangil, Pakil, and Pililla. Its distance from the national capital is 49.57 kilometers (30.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Famy, Laguna, 4.38 kilometers (2.72 miles) to the Southeast (S35°E)
  • Mabitac, Laguna, 4.98 kilometers (3.09 miles) to the South (S4°E)
  • Siniloan, Laguna, 6.04 kilometers (3.75 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Pangil, Laguna, 9.02 kilometers (5.61 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Pakil, Laguna, 11.73 kilometers (7.29 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)
  • Pililla, Rizal, 12.53 kilometers (7.79 miles) to the West (N85°W)

Nearest cities

  • Antipolo, Rizal, 29.56 kilometers (18.37 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Santa Rosa, Laguna, 37.76 kilometers (23.46 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Taguig, 38.10 kilometers (23.68 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Pasig, 38.63 kilometers (24.00 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, 38.91 kilometers (24.18 miles) to the Southwest (S56°W)
  • Marikina, 39.21 kilometers (24.36 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

Distance from Manila: 49.57 kilometers (30.80 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,830, ranked 882 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.85 square kilometers, ranked 957 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 696 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.67%, ranked 423 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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