Quezon, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count24
Postal code4332
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLamon Bay [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Alabat
Area (2007)71.22 km2 (27.50 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,228
Density (2015)214 / km2 (554 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 0' North, 122° 11' East (14.0060, 122.1841)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.3 feet)

Quezon is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 71.22 square kilometers or 27.50 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,228. This represented 0.82% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.11% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 214 inhabitants per square kilometer or 554 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quezon has 24 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)
Apad2.27%346373-7.24%-1.42%
Argosino2.11%32128512.63%2.29%
Barangay I3.41%519593-12.48%-2.51%
Barangay II1.17%178227-21.59%-4.52%
Barangay III2.44%372385-3.38%-0.65%
Barangay IV5.02%7647521.60%0.30%
Barangay V13.47%2,0511,68521.72%3.81%
Barangay VI14.76%2,2482,2101.72%0.33%
Cagbalogo6.29%95884912.84%2.33%
Caridad4.89%7457134.49%0.84%
Cometa2.89%440459-4.14%-0.80%
Del Pilar2.66%40531926.96%4.65%
Guinhawa5.09%775835-7.19%-1.41%
Gumubat2.35%358426-15.96%-3.26%
Magsino4.30%655740-11.49%-2.30%
Mascariña4.82%734788-6.85%-1.34%
Montaña2.45%373440-15.23%-3.10%
Sabang2.52%383432-11.34%-2.27%
Silangan5.33%8117744.78%0.89%
Tagkawa2.48%377443-14.90%-3.02%
Villa Belen3.00%457486-5.97%-1.16%
Villa Francia1.72%262266-1.50%-0.29%
Villa Gomez2.38%363382-4.97%-0.97%
Villa Mercedes2.19%33328018.93%3.36%
Quezon Total15,22815,1420.57%0.11%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quezon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 55,537,446.81.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200931,938,505.61
201033,967,923.356.35%
201136,711,009.038.08%
201235,745,975.44-2.63%
201339,674,922.5010.99%
201444,296,352.4711.65%
201550,330,570.7513.62%
201655,537,446.8110.35%

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 Quezon is 10 to 14, with 1,855 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 138 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1297
1 to 41,401
5 to 91,632
10 to 141,855
15 to 191,473
20 to 241,090
25 to 29967
30 to 34924
35 to 39901
40 to 44841
45 to 49883
50 to 54748
55 to 59719
60 to 64534
65 to 69390
70 to 74260
75 to 79175
80 and over138
Total15,228

Historical population

The population of Quezon grew from 8,095 in 1960 to 15,228 in 2015, an increase of 7,133 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.11%, or an increase of 86 people, from the previous population of 15,142 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,095
10,6042.68%
10,465-0.26%
10,7340.51%
11,3450.56%
13,2002.88%
14,5942.18%
15,0110.39%
15,1420.32%
15,2280.11%

Location

The municipal center of Quezon is situated at approximately 14° 0' North, 122° 11' East, in the island of Alabat. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.3 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 Quezon are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Lipa, Tanauan, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Calauag, Gumaca, Lopez, Plaridel, Alabat, and Pitogo. Its distance from the national capital is 145.13 kilometers (90.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Calauag, Quezon, 12.34 kilometers (7.67 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S64°E)
  • Gumaca, Quezon, 12.93 kilometers (8.03 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • Lopez, Quezon, 16.00 kilometers (9.94 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Plaridel, Quezon, 18.86 kilometers (11.72 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Alabat, Quezon, 21.36 kilometers (13.27 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • Pitogo, Quezon, 26.74 kilometers (16.62 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 62.27 kilometers (38.69 miles) to the West (S83°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 64.02 kilometers (39.78 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 93.01 kilometers (57.80 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 110.43 kilometers (68.62 miles) to the West (S86°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 111.74 kilometers (69.43 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 112.48 kilometers (69.89 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

Distance from Manila: 145.13 kilometers (90.18 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,228, ranked 1,341 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.50 square kilometers, ranked 1,174 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 214 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 873 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.11%, ranked 1,606 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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