Gumaca, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count59
Postal code4307
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLamon Bay [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)189.65 km2 (73.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)73,877
Density (2015)390 / km2 (1,009 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 55' North, 122° 6' East (13.9215, 122.1015)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.7 meters (18.8 feet)

Gumaca is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 189.65 square kilometers or 73.22 square miles which constitutes 2.11% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 73,877. This represented 3.98% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 390 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,009 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Gumaca has 59 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)
Adia Bitaog0.54%398400-0.50%-0.10%
Anonangin0.89%6545979.55%1.75%
Bagong Buhay1.66%1,2261,244-1.45%-0.28%
Bamban3.08%2,2772,0869.16%1.68%
Bantad0.71%5285074.14%0.78%
Batong Dalig0.37%277321-13.71%-2.77%
Biga1.23%9118951.79%0.34%
Binambang1.43%1,05690117.20%3.07%
Buensuceso6.26%4,6224,2399.04%1.66%
Bungahan0.33%242273-11.36%-2.27%
Butaguin1.04%766783-2.17%-0.42%
Calumangin3.08%2,2751,95316.49%2.95%
Camohaguin5.59%4,1303,9684.08%0.76%
Casasahan Ibaba0.73%5385144.67%0.87%
Casasahan Ilaya0.60%4434215.23%0.97%
Cawayan0.35%26022615.04%2.70%
Gayagayaan0.64%476479-0.63%-0.12%
Gitnang Barrio1.10%816854-4.45%-0.86%
Hagakhakin2.42%1,7851,7333.00%0.56%
Hardinan0.41%30320448.53%7.82%
Inaclagan2.63%1,9421,9191.20%0.23%
Inagbuhan Ilaya0.34%251333-24.62%-5.24%
Labnig0.99%729815-10.55%-2.10%
Laguna0.65%483518-6.76%-1.32%
Lagyo2.74%2,0251,8559.16%1.68%
Mabini3.01%2,2242,1125.30%0.99%
Mabunga0.63%46838521.56%3.79%
Malabtog0.41%305325-6.15%-1.20%
Manlayaan0.97%717755-5.03%-0.98%
Marcelo H. del Pilar0.29%21116627.11%4.67%
Mataas na Bundok0.31%22717926.82%4.63%
Maunlad1.06%78566218.58%3.30%
Pagsabangan0.85%6285886.80%1.26%
Panikihan3.11%2,2942,326-1.38%-0.26%
Peñafrancia1.72%1,2721,2422.42%0.46%
Pipisik1.10%8117734.92%0.92%
Progreso4.69%3,4653,2646.16%1.14%
Rizal1.61%1,1861,1344.59%0.86%
Rosario8.40%6,2085,37315.54%2.79%
San Agustin0.24%17916011.88%2.16%
San Diego0.63%4634219.98%1.83%
San Diego Poblacion1.54%1,1361,1013.18%0.60%
San Isidro Kanluran0.28%206249-17.27%-3.55%
San Isidro Silangan0.34%25222611.50%2.09%
San Juan de Jesus0.40%293368-20.38%-4.25%
San Vicente3.93%2,9002,8471.86%0.35%
Sastre1.26%9308588.39%1.55%
Tabing Dagat3.96%2,9242,7307.11%1.32%
Tumayan0.62%45636724.25%4.22%
Villa Arcaya2.89%2,1372,0404.75%0.89%
Villa Bota3.84%2,8352,6656.38%1.18%
Villa Fuerte1.10%81568818.46%3.28%
Villa M. Principe0.97%720729-1.23%-0.24%
Villa Mendoza0.28%20913357.14%8.99%
Villa Nava4.74%3,5033,4292.16%0.41%
Villa Padua3.17%2,3411,96319.26%3.41%
Villa Perez1.11%81973511.43%2.08%
Villa Tañada0.26%194258-24.81%-5.28%
Villa Victoria0.48%3513296.69%1.24%
Gumaca Total73,87769,6186.12%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Gumaca for the fiscal year of 2016 was 171,982,736.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200993,125,769.70
201097,759,772.544.98%
2011110,145,305.7912.67%
2012106,974,642.69-2.88%
2013122,265,405.2414.29%
2014137,036,717.4112.08%
2015152,453,409.6211.25%
2016171,982,736.5612.81%

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 Gumaca is 10 to 14, with 8,272 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 669 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,463
1 to 46,033
5 to 97,981
10 to 148,272
15 to 197,566
20 to 246,532
25 to 295,326
30 to 344,747
35 to 394,652
40 to 444,236
45 to 494,107
50 to 543,547
55 to 592,930
60 to 642,240
65 to 691,633
70 to 741,157
75 to 79786
80 and over669
Total73,877

Historical population

The population of Gumaca grew from 27,284 in 1960 to 73,877 in 2015, an increase of 46,593 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 4,259 people, from the previous population of 69,618 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,284
36,3662.85%
39,3371.59%
42,1431.39%
48,1891.35%
53,5682.00%
60,1912.53%
63,7780.80%
69,6183.24%
73,8771.14%

Location

The municipal center of Gumaca is situated at approximately 13° 55' North, 122° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.7 meters or 18.8 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 Gumaca are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Lipa, Tanauan, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Plaridel, Quezon, Pitogo, Unisan, Lopez, and Macalelon. Its distance from the national capital is 141.88 kilometers (88.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Plaridel, Quezon, 9.93 kilometers (6.17 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)
  • Quezon, Quezon, 12.93 kilometers (8.03 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Pitogo, Quezon, 15.39 kilometers (9.56 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Unisan, Quezon, 16.30 kilometers (10.13 miles) to the Southwest (S56°W)
  • Lopez, Quezon, 17.78 kilometers (11.05 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S76°E)
  • Macalelon, Quezon, 19.77 kilometers (12.28 miles) to the South (S11°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 52.88 kilometers (32.86 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 56.28 kilometers (34.97 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 85.43 kilometers (53.08 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N79°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 101.31 kilometers (62.95 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 104.08 kilometers (64.67 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 106.21 kilometers (65.99 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)

Distance from Manila: 141.88 kilometers (88.16 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 73,877, ranked 263 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 73.22 square kilometers, ranked 497 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 390 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 426 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 454 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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