Perez, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count14
Postal code4334
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLamon Bay [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Alabat
Area (2007)57.46 km2 (22.19 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,173
Density (2015)212 / km2 (549 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 12' North, 121° 56' East (14.1938, 121.9257)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.4 meters (17.7 feet)

Perez is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 57.46 square kilometers or 22.19 square miles which constitutes 0.64% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,173. This represented 0.66% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.08% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 212 inhabitants per square kilometer or 549 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Perez has 14 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)
Bagong Pag‑asa Poblacion5.93%7226629.06%1.67%
Bagong Silang Poblacion19.95%2,4292,2338.78%1.61%
Maabot2.81%342369-7.32%-1.44%
Mainit Norte7.26%8848632.43%0.46%
Mainit Sur11.21%1,3651,23410.62%1.94%
Mapagmahal Poblacion2.48%302357-15.41%-3.14%
Pagkakaisa Poblacion15.17%1,8471,975-6.48%-1.27%
Pambuhan7.08%862897-3.90%-0.75%
Pinagtubigan Este7.16%872897-2.79%-0.54%
Pinagtubigan Weste6.05%736751-2.00%-0.38%
Rizal1.89%230278-17.27%-3.54%
Sangirin6.83%83166225.53%4.42%
Villamanzano Norte3.27%398433-8.08%-1.59%
Villamanzano Sur2.90%353428-17.52%-3.60%
Perez Total12,17312,0391.11%0.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Perez for the fiscal year of 2016 was 50,562,887.18.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,044,373.09
2010
201132,147,028.92
2012
201335,677,023.94
201440,261,235.2112.85%
201546,034,205.6814.34%
201650,562,887.189.84%

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 Perez is 10 to 14, with 1,582 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 110 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1281
1 to 41,111
5 to 91,545
10 to 141,582
15 to 191,154
20 to 24875
25 to 29774
30 to 34757
35 to 39762
40 to 44745
45 to 49639
50 to 54540
55 to 59433
60 to 64351
65 to 69236
70 to 74150
75 to 79128
80 and over110
Total12,173

Historical population

The population of Perez grew from 4,741 in 1960 to 12,173 in 2015, an increase of 7,432 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.21%, or an increase of 134 people, from the previous population of 12,039 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,741
5,7891.97%
6,4642.24%
7,5513.16%
8,6091.32%
10,2643.35%
10,4540.39%
11,0220.73%
12,0393.26%
12,1730.21%

Location

The municipal center of Perez is situated at approximately 14° 12' North, 121° 56' East, in the island of Alabat. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.4 meters or 17.7 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 Perez are Tayabas, Lucena, San Pablo, Calamba, Tanauan, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Alabat, Atimonan, Mauban, Plaridel, Sampaloc, and Padre Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 111.05 kilometers (69.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tayabas, Quezon, 40.54 kilometers (25.19 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Lucena, 44.33 kilometers (27.54 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 66.24 kilometers (41.16 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S78°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 82.26 kilometers (51.11 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 84.31 kilometers (52.39 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 86.86 kilometers (53.97 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)

Distance from Manila: 111.05 kilometers (69.00 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,173, ranked 1,428 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.19 square kilometers, ranked 1,266 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 212 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.21%, ranked 92 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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