General Nakar, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count19
Postal code4338
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPolillo Strait [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)1,343.75 km2 (518.82 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,705
Density (2015)22 / km2 (57 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 46' North, 121° 38' East (14.7634, 121.6353)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.5 meters (24.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 1,343.75 square kilometers or 518.82 square miles which constitutes 14.95% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,705. This represented 1.60% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 22 inhabitants per square kilometer or 57 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

General Nakar has 19 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)
Anoling11.66%3,4633,02814.37%2.59%
Banglos2.81%8357619.72%1.78%
Batangan4.97%1,4751,12131.58%5.36%
Canaway4.99%1,4821,742-14.93%-3.03%
Catablingan8.17%2,4272,16911.89%2.16%
Lumutan3.93%1,16693924.17%4.21%
Magsikap5.52%1,6411,36020.66%3.64%
Mahabang Lalim2.00%59345031.78%5.39%
Maigang3.14%93262050.32%8.07%
Maligaya3.67%1,0891,123-3.03%-0.58%
Minahan Norte1.25%3703651.37%0.26%
Minahan Sur4.80%1,4271,437-0.70%-0.13%
Pagsangahan7.14%2,1201,57834.35%5.78%
Pamplona6.04%1,7941,6627.94%1.47%
Pisa3.80%1,12899013.94%2.52%
Poblacion3.72%1,1041,114-0.90%-0.17%
Sablang2.94%87263038.41%6.38%
San Marcelino2.59%76864020.00%3.53%
Umiray16.90%5,0194,24418.26%3.25%
General Nakar Total29,70525,97314.37%2.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of General Nakar for the fiscal year of 2016 was 222,709,136.39.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009128,764,383.71
2010133,507,039.833.68%
2011144,566,642.598.28%
2012142,393,281.26-1.50%
2013156,326,450.729.78%
2014177,176,156.3013.34%
2015202,496,742.7514.29%
2016222,709,136.399.98%

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 Nakar is 5 to 9, with 3,580 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 160 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1728
1 to 42,944
5 to 93,580
10 to 143,401
15 to 193,280
20 to 242,936
25 to 292,336
30 to 341,905
35 to 391,750
40 to 441,509
45 to 491,400
50 to 541,195
55 to 591,037
60 to 64739
65 to 69398
70 to 74244
75 to 79160
80 and over163
Total29,705

Historical population

The population of General Nakar grew from 5,494 in 1960 to 29,705 in 2015, an increase of 24,211 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.59%, or an increase of 3,732 people, from the previous population of 25,973 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,494
8,5694.44%
11,7516.54%
12,1270.63%
18,3234.21%
21,1212.70%
23,6782.48%
24,8950.69%
25,9731.55%
29,7052.59%

Location

The municipal center of General Nakar is situated at approximately 14° 46' North, 121° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.5 meters or 24.6 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 Nakar are Antipolo, Marikina, San Jose del Monte, Pasig, Quezon City, and Taguig. The nearest municipalities are Infanta, Real, Panukulan, Polillo, Burdeos, and Santa Maria. Its distance from the national capital is 73.14 kilometers (45.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Infanta, Quezon, 2.33 kilometers (1.45 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Real, Quezon, 11.36 kilometers (7.06 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)
  • Panukulan, Quezon, 27.03 kilometers (16.80 miles) to the Northeast (N46°E)
  • Polillo, Quezon, 32.93 kilometers (20.46 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Burdeos, Quezon, 37.25 kilometers (23.15 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Santa Maria, Laguna, 39.50 kilometers (24.54 miles) to the Southwest (S35°W)

Nearest cities

  • Antipolo, Rizal, 53.20 kilometers (33.06 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S68°W)
  • Marikina, 59.50 kilometers (36.97 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, 63.55 kilometers (39.49 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • Pasig, 64.22 kilometers (39.91 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S69°W)
  • Quezon City, 64.40 kilometers (40.02 miles) to the West (S79°W)
  • Taguig, 65.86 kilometers (40.92 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S66°W)

Distance from Manila: 73.14 kilometers (45.44 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,705, ranked 892 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 518.82 square kilometers, ranked 8 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 22 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,538 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.59%, ranked 388 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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