Sampaloc, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count14
Postal code4329
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)104.78 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)13,907
Density (2015)133 / km2 (344 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 10' North, 121° 38' East (14.1610, 121.6382)
Estimated elevation above sea level76.8 meters (251.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 104.78 square kilometers or 40.46 square miles which constitutes 1.17% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 13,907. This represented 0.75% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.10% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 133 inhabitants per square kilometer or 344 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sampaloc 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)
Alupay7.16%9969316.98%1.29%
Apasan4.03%5605256.67%1.24%
Banot7.15%99489111.56%2.10%
Bataan5.10%70960617.00%3.03%
Bayongon12.67%1,7621,58511.17%2.04%
Bilucao5.06%70460715.98%2.86%
Caldong1.14%158275-42.55%-10.01%
Ibabang Owain0.76%10614657.14%47.03%
Ilayang Owain15.21%2,1152,0523.07%0.58%
Mamala0.99%13845206.67%23.78%
San Bueno2.01%28019742.13%6.92%
San Isidro14.82%2,0612,172-5.11%-0.99%
San Roque23.30%3,2413,1831.82%0.34%
Taquico0.60%8324245.83%26.65%
Sampaloc Total13,90713,1076.10%1.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sampaloc for the fiscal year of 2016 was 62,757,840.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,673,124.14
201038,086,609.976.77%
201141,513,671.359.00%
201242,132,140.301.49%
201345,536,572.718.08%
201450,668,569.2011.27%
201557,407,869.7713.30%
201662,757,840.269.32%

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 Sampaloc is 10 to 14, with 1,439 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 145 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1239
1 to 41,007
5 to 91,345
10 to 141,439
15 to 191,324
20 to 241,195
25 to 29984
30 to 34972
35 to 39859
40 to 44865
45 to 49866
50 to 54827
55 to 59624
60 to 64462
65 to 69318
70 to 74263
75 to 79173
80 and over145
Total13,907

Historical population

The population of Sampaloc grew from 6,538 in 1960 to 13,907 in 2015, an increase of 7,369 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.13%, or an increase of 800 people, from the previous population of 13,107 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,538
8,3702.45%
8,8741.18%
9,3651.08%
11,1321.74%
10,977-0.26%
12,8583.45%
13,5340.71%
13,107-1.16%
13,9071.13%

Location

The municipal center of Sampaloc is situated at approximately 14° 10' North, 121° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 76.8 meters or 251.9 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 Sampaloc are Tayabas, Lucena, San Pablo, Calamba, Tanauan, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Lucban, Mauban, Luisiana, Cavinti, Majayjay, and Pagbilao. Its distance from the national capital is 85.44 kilometers (53.09 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Lucban, Quezon, 10.38 kilometers (6.45 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)
  • Mauban, Quezon, 10.48 kilometers (6.51 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)
  • Luisiana, Laguna, 14.16 kilometers (8.80 miles) to the West (N79°W)
  • Cavinti, Laguna, 16.89 kilometers (10.50 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N56°W)
  • Majayjay, Laguna, 17.97 kilometers (11.17 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Pagbilao, Quezon, 21.25 kilometers (13.21 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tayabas, Quezon, 15.72 kilometers (9.77 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Lucena, 25.16 kilometers (15.63 miles) to the South (S6°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 35.23 kilometers (21.89 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 51.50 kilometers (32.00 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 53.08 kilometers (32.98 miles) to the West (S81°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 56.67 kilometers (35.21 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)

Distance from Manila: 85.44 kilometers (53.09 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 13,907, ranked 1,386 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.46 square kilometers, ranked 953 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 133 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,158 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.13%, ranked 1,508 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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