Lucban, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count32
Postal code4328
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)130.46 km2 (50.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)51,475
Density (2015)395 / km2 (1,022 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 7' North, 121° 33' East (14.1144, 121.5548)
Estimated elevation above sea level433.5 meters (1,421.9 feet)

Lucban is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 130.46 square kilometers or 50.37 square miles which constitutes 1.45% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 51,475. This represented 2.77% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 395 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,022 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lucban has 32 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)
Abang2.80%1,4391,12428.02%4.82%
Aliliw0.86%44431839.62%6.56%
Atulinao0.35%181212-14.62%-2.97%
Ayuti18.32%9,4297,99118.00%3.20%
Barangay 15.74%2,9542,9360.61%0.12%
Barangay 103.28%1,6861,729-2.49%-0.48%
Barangay 23.46%1,7801,6398.60%1.58%
Barangay 33.43%1,7681,837-3.76%-0.73%
Barangay 47.19%3,6993,5464.31%0.81%
Barangay 56.08%3,1282,8808.61%1.59%
Barangay 64.64%2,3872,3242.71%0.51%
Barangay 74.65%2,3952,2287.50%1.39%
Barangay 81.69%8698067.82%1.44%
Barangay 94.88%2,5102,4721.54%0.29%
Igang0.65%335356-5.90%-1.15%
Kabatete0.49%2502452.04%0.39%
Kakawit0.59%30624823.39%4.08%
Kalangay0.27%1411400.71%0.14%
Kalyaat0.64%3273153.81%0.71%
Kilib1.04%5364948.50%1.57%
Kulapi6.37%3,2812,40836.25%6.07%
Mahabang Parang0.42%214217-1.38%-0.26%
Malupak1.04%53745119.07%3.38%
Manasa0.86%44234229.24%5.00%
May‑It1.62%83367423.59%4.12%
Nagsinamo2.84%1,4611,28913.34%2.41%
Nalunao0.34%176179-1.68%-0.32%
Palola4.89%2,5152,3516.98%1.29%
Piis1.46%75155734.83%5.85%
Samil1.49%76667713.15%2.38%
Tiawe1.02%52334949.86%8.01%
Tinamnan6.63%3,4123,3641.43%0.27%
Lucban Total51,47546,69810.23%1.87%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lucban for the fiscal year of 2016 was 143,171,013.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200987,222,804.96
201090,175,348.043.39%
201199,399,154.6010.23%
201297,118,754.58-2.29%
2013106,771,897.809.94%
2014114,435,559.707.18%
2015131,144,916.3214.60%
2016143,171,013.529.17%

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 Lucban is 15 to 19, with 5,665 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 560 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1878
1 to 43,603
5 to 94,698
10 to 144,905
15 to 195,665
20 to 244,900
25 to 294,081
30 to 343,579
35 to 393,409
40 to 443,035
45 to 492,927
50 to 542,659
55 to 592,301
60 to 641,707
65 to 691,166
70 to 74788
75 to 79614
80 and over560
Total51,475

Historical population

The population of Lucban grew from 17,452 in 1960 to 51,475 in 2015, an increase of 34,023 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.87%, or an increase of 4,777 people, from the previous population of 46,698 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,452
23,1572.81%
23,044-0.10%
25,8262.30%
30,1301.55%
35,1282.92%
38,8342.17%
45,6162.24%
46,6980.86%
51,4751.87%

Location

The municipal center of Lucban is situated at approximately 14° 7' North, 121° 33' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 433.5 meters or 1,421.9 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 Lucban are Tayabas, Lucena, San Pablo, Calamba, Tanauan, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Luisiana, Majayjay, Sampaloc, Liliw, Cavinti, and Nagcarlan. Its distance from the national capital is 81.37 kilometers (50.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Luisiana, Laguna, 9.22 kilometers (5.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Majayjay, Laguna, 9.53 kilometers (5.92 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N69°W)
  • Sampaloc, Quezon, 10.38 kilometers (6.45 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Liliw, Laguna, 12.90 kilometers (8.02 miles) to the West (N82°W)
  • Cavinti, Laguna, 15.36 kilometers (9.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Nagcarlan, Laguna, 15.54 kilometers (9.65 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tayabas, Quezon, 10.53 kilometers (6.55 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Lucena, 20.80 kilometers (12.93 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S17°E)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 25.24 kilometers (15.69 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S79°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 43.53 kilometers (27.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 43.53 kilometers (27.05 miles) to the West (S86°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 46.33 kilometers (28.79 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S66°W)

Distance from Manila: 81.37 kilometers (50.56 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 51,475, ranked 456 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.37 square kilometers, ranked 789 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 395 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 472 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.87%, ranked 664 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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