Atimonan, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count42
Postal code4331
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLamon Bay [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)239.66 km2 (92.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)63,432
Density (2015)265 / km2 (686 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 0' North, 121° 55' East (14.0006, 121.9215)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.0 meters (32.8 feet)

Atimonan is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 239.66 square kilometers or 92.53 square miles which constitutes 2.67% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 63,432. This represented 3.42% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 265 inhabitants per square kilometer or 686 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Atimonan has 42 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)
Angeles3.93%2,4942,2889.00%1.65%
Balubad2.88%1,8301,7434.99%0.93%
Balugohin0.60%3833635.51%1.03%
Barangay Zone 15.89%3,7343,795-1.61%-0.31%
Barangay Zone 24.95%3,1383,1210.54%0.10%
Barangay Zone 32.77%1,7561,6784.65%0.87%
Barangay Zone 44.80%3,0432,9782.18%0.41%
Buhangin2.58%1,6351,5336.65%1.23%
Caridad Ibaba9.36%5,9385,5297.40%1.37%
Caridad Ilaya2.97%1,8831,7766.02%1.12%
Habingan0.34%213251-15.14%-3.08%
Inaclagan0.68%4344232.60%0.49%
Inalig1.79%1,1361,254-9.41%-1.86%
Kilait0.91%57647920.25%3.57%
Kulawit0.37%237250-5.20%-1.01%
Lakip0.93%58950516.63%2.97%
Lubi0.97%613628-2.39%-0.46%
Lumutan1.62%1,0269854.16%0.78%
Magsaysay1.15%732749-2.27%-0.44%
Malinao Ibaba2.79%1,7671,6815.12%0.95%
Malinao Ilaya5.16%3,2763,1384.40%0.82%
Malusak2.68%1,6971,6741.37%0.26%
Manggalayan Bundok0.29%184216-14.81%-3.01%
Manggalayan Labak1.53%9719442.86%0.54%
Matanag0.40%256304-15.79%-3.22%
Montes Balaon0.41%26221323.00%4.02%
Montes Kallagan0.43%2742538.30%1.53%
Ponon2.16%1,3691,3620.51%0.10%
Rizal2.88%1,8291,63212.07%2.19%
San Andres Bundok0.59%3733652.19%0.41%
San Andres Labak1.76%1,1181,0734.19%0.79%
San Isidro4.05%2,5672,4674.05%0.76%
San Jose Balatok0.36%229270-15.19%-3.09%
San Rafael2.78%1,7661,913-7.68%-1.51%
Santa Catalina3.67%2,3302,3170.56%0.11%
Sapaan2.23%1,4151,4050.71%0.14%
Sokol0.66%4183907.18%1.33%
Tagbakin8.39%5,3235,2132.11%0.40%
Talaba2.08%1,3171,3150.15%0.03%
Tinandog2.26%1,4351,3159.13%1.68%
Villa Ibaba1.70%1,0791,0562.18%0.41%
Villa Ilaya1.24%7877435.92%1.10%
Atimonan Total63,43261,5873.00%0.56%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Atimonan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 161,538,438.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200991,336,795.77
201098,069,136.507.37%
2011106,871,862.448.98%
2012105,201,202.40-1.56%
2013117,180,064.7211.39%
2014129,539,072.4210.55%
2015146,819,213.1213.34%
2016161,538,438.5010.03%

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 Atimonan is 5 to 9, with 6,382 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 681 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,151
1 to 45,071
5 to 96,382
10 to 146,312
15 to 196,090
20 to 245,311
25 to 294,845
30 to 344,361
35 to 393,917
40 to 443,700
45 to 493,727
50 to 543,415
55 to 592,871
60 to 642,208
65 to 691,534
70 to 741,067
75 to 79789
80 and over681
Total63,432

Historical population

The population of Atimonan grew from 32,294 in 1960 to 63,432 in 2015, an increase of 31,138 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.56%, or an increase of 1,845 people, from the previous population of 61,587 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,294
35,4780.92%
37,4831.11%
39,8941.25%
46,6511.58%
54,2832.88%
56,7160.94%
59,1570.58%
61,5871.48%
63,4320.56%

Location

The municipal center of Atimonan is situated at approximately 14° 0' North, 121° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.8 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 Atimonan are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Lipa, Tanauan, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Plaridel, Agdangan, Padre Burgos, Alabat, Unisan, and Perez. Its distance from the national capital is 120.76 kilometers (75.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Plaridel, Quezon, 11.40 kilometers (7.08 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Agdangan, Quezon, 13.93 kilometers (8.66 miles) to the South (S4°W)
  • Padre Burgos, Quezon, 14.69 kilometers (9.13 miles) to the Southwest (S51°W)
  • Alabat, Quezon, 14.82 kilometers (9.21 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Unisan, Quezon, 18.80 kilometers (11.68 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Perez, Quezon, 21.38 kilometers (13.29 miles) to the North (N1°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 34.18 kilometers (21.24 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S78°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 35.73 kilometers (22.20 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 64.83 kilometers (40.29 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 82.09 kilometers (51.01 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 83.56 kilometers (51.92 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 85.05 kilometers (52.85 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)

Distance from Manila: 120.76 kilometers (75.04 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 63,432, ranked 332 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 92.53 square kilometers, ranked 427 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 265 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 733 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.56%, ranked 1,257 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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