Plaridel, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count9
Postal code4306
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLamon Bay [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)35.05 km2 (13.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,935
Density (2015)312 / km2 (808 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 57' North, 122° 1' East (13.9568, 122.0170)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.5 meters (21.2 feet)

Plaridel is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 35.05 square kilometers or 13.53 square miles which constitutes 0.39% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,935. This represented 0.59% 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 312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 808 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Plaridel has 9 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)
Central9.68%1,05995910.43%1.91%
Concepcion17.34%1,8961,8582.05%0.39%
Duhat10.97%1,2001,0999.19%1.69%
Ilaya8.23%90077815.68%2.81%
Ilosong11.37%1,2431,1339.71%1.78%
M. L. Tumagay Poblacion8.22%899933-3.64%-0.70%
Paang Bundok11.22%1,2271,11310.24%1.87%
Pampaaralan5.81%635658-3.50%-0.68%
Tanauan17.16%1,8761,7079.90%1.81%
Plaridel Total10,93510,2386.81%1.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Plaridel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 44,730,145.90.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
201435,532,323.24
201540,699,064.2814.54%
201644,730,145.909.90%

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 Plaridel is 5 to 9, with 1,134 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 105 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1210
1 to 4858
5 to 91,134
10 to 141,129
15 to 191,066
20 to 24907
25 to 29838
30 to 34722
35 to 39672
40 to 44624
45 to 49620
50 to 54561
55 to 59519
60 to 64370
65 to 69282
70 to 74172
75 to 79146
80 and over105
Total10,935

Historical population

The population of Plaridel grew from 5,665 in 1970 to 10,935 in 2015, an increase of 5,270 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 697 people, from the previous population of 10,238 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,665
6,0511.33%
6,3861.08%
7,4731.58%
8,6662.81%
9,5011.99%
10,0690.80%
10,2380.61%
10,9351.26%

Location

The municipal center of Plaridel is situated at approximately 13° 57' North, 122° 1' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.5 meters or 21.2 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 Plaridel are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Lipa, Tanauan, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Gumaca, Atimonan, Unisan, Agdangan, Alabat, and Quezon. Its distance from the national capital is 132.06 kilometers (82.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Gumaca, Quezon, 9.93 kilometers (6.17 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Atimonan, Quezon, 11.40 kilometers (7.08 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Unisan, Quezon, 13.72 kilometers (8.53 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S19°W)
  • Agdangan, Quezon, 14.40 kilometers (8.95 miles) to the Southwest (S51°W)
  • Alabat, Quezon, 15.99 kilometers (9.93 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Quezon, Quezon, 18.86 kilometers (11.72 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 43.79 kilometers (27.21 miles) to the West (S87°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 46.58 kilometers (28.94 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 75.74 kilometers (47.06 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 92.17 kilometers (57.27 miles) to the West (S89°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 94.43 kilometers (58.68 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 96.32 kilometers (59.85 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

Distance from Manila: 132.06 kilometers (82.06 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,935, ranked 1,450 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.53 square kilometers, ranked 1,444 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 312 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 597 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.26%, ranked 970 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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