General Luna, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count27
Postal code4310
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTayabas Bay [Sibuyan Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)101.02 km2 (39.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,494
Density (2015)262 / km2 (679 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 41' North, 122° 10' East (13.6881, 122.1710)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.5 meters (14.9 feet)

General Luna is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 101.02 square kilometers or 39.00 square miles which constitutes 1.12% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,494. This represented 1.43% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 262 inhabitants per square kilometer or 679 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

General Luna has 27 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)
Bacong Ibaba6.18%1,6371,5485.75%1.07%
Bacong Ilaya6.45%1,7091,6473.76%0.71%
Barangay 11.71%453483-6.21%-1.21%
Barangay 21.45%3833820.26%0.05%
Barangay 31.78%472528-10.61%-2.11%
Barangay 40.70%1851831.09%0.21%
Barangay 50.85%224345-35.07%-7.89%
Barangay 61.42%3773575.60%1.04%
Barangay 73.92%1,0389707.01%1.30%
Barangay 85.66%1,5001,600-6.25%-1.22%
Barangay 91.00%264280-5.71%-1.11%
Lavides2.05%5445371.30%0.25%
Magsaysay2.92%77366416.42%2.94%
Malaya7.06%1,8701,68211.18%2.04%
Nieva5.47%1,4491,4390.69%0.13%
Recto2.59%6856279.25%1.70%
San Ignacio Ibaba3.80%1,0081,0030.50%0.09%
San Ignacio Ilaya2.21%58652212.26%2.23%
San Isidro Ibaba5.25%1,3911,2917.75%1.43%
San Isidro Ilaya11.61%3,0772,8348.57%1.58%
San Jose8.53%2,2602,2341.16%0.22%
San Nicolas4.21%1,11697614.34%2.59%
San Vicente4.04%1,0709878.41%1.55%
Santa Maria Ibaba1.96%51946212.34%2.24%
Santa Maria Ilaya1.36%3613590.56%0.11%
Sumilang3.36%8918425.82%1.08%
Villarica2.46%65259110.32%1.89%
General Luna Total26,49425,3734.42%0.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of General Luna for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,330,358.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,652,239.29
201043,998,842.035.63%
201147,900,499.078.87%
201246,111,374.43-3.74%
201352,000,428.5512.77%
201459,143,385.5313.74%
201568,048,365.7215.06%
201674,330,358.789.23%

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 General Luna is 10 to 14, with 3,183 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 185 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1485
1 to 42,235
5 to 92,967
10 to 143,183
15 to 192,981
20 to 242,435
25 to 291,979
30 to 341,733
35 to 391,610
40 to 441,422
45 to 491,358
50 to 541,138
55 to 59922
60 to 64762
65 to 69544
70 to 74340
75 to 79215
80 and over185
Total26,494

Historical population

The population of General Luna grew from 8,123 in 1960 to 26,494 in 2015, an increase of 18,371 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 1,121 people, from the previous population of 25,373 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,123
13,9665.44%
15,1931.70%
16,5261.70%
17,9970.86%
20,9562.89%
21,0680.11%
23,3791.45%
25,3733.02%
26,4940.83%

Location

The municipal center of General Luna is situated at approximately 13° 41' North, 122° 10' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.5 meters or 14.9 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 General Luna are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Naga, Calapan, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Macalelon, Pitogo, Catanauan, Lopez, Gumaca, and Unisan. Its distance from the national capital is 162.81 kilometers (101.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Macalelon, Quezon, 7.41 kilometers (4.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Pitogo, Quezon, 13.77 kilometers (8.56 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Catanauan, Quezon, 19.47 kilometers (12.10 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S57°E)
  • Lopez, Quezon, 23.61 kilometers (14.67 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)
  • Gumaca, Quezon, 26.89 kilometers (16.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)
  • Unisan, Quezon, 26.89 kilometers (16.71 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 66.29 kilometers (41.19 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 72.94 kilometers (45.32 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 100.68 kilometers (62.56 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 109.94 kilometers (68.31 miles) to the East (S86°E)
  • Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, 111.91 kilometers (69.54 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S74°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 112.40 kilometers (69.84 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)

Distance from Manila: 162.81 kilometers (101.17 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,494, ranked 985 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.00 square kilometers, ranked 980 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 262 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 740 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.83%, ranked 1,403 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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