Unisan, Province of Quezon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceQuezon
Barangay count36
Postal code4305
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTayabas Bay [Sibuyan Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)124.15 km2 (47.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,884
Density (2015)217 / km2 (561 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 50' North, 121° 59' East (13.8393, 121.9763)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.9 meters (19.2 feet)

Unisan is a coastal municipality in the province of Quezon.

The municipality has a land area of 124.15 square kilometers or 47.93 square miles which constitutes 1.38% of Quezon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,884. This represented 1.45% of the total population of Quezon province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 217 inhabitants per square kilometer or 561 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Unisan has 36 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)
Almacen3.71%9971,007-0.99%-0.19%
Balagtas3.00%80767419.73%3.49%
Balanacan1.79%480496-3.23%-0.62%
Bonifacio1.77%476481-1.04%-0.20%
Bulo Ibaba2.74%73662917.01%3.04%
Bulo Ilaya3.44%92579616.21%2.90%
Burgos0.68%18214822.97%4.02%
Cabulihan Ibaba1.44%387439-11.85%-2.37%
Cabulihan Ilaya2.24%60151317.15%3.06%
Caigdal2.55%685713-3.93%-0.76%
F. de Jesus9.07%2,4392,19011.37%2.07%
General Luna0.81%21919810.61%1.94%
Kalilayan Ibaba9.95%2,6752,03931.19%5.31%
Kalilayan Ilaya4.63%1,2461,264-1.42%-0.27%
Mabini1.99%53644420.72%3.65%
Mairok Ibaba0.94%25322015.00%2.70%
Mairok Ilaya0.54%146198-26.26%-5.64%
Malvar3.69%99155678.24%11.63%
Maputat2.53%68161510.73%1.96%
Muliguin5.04%1,3551,3222.50%0.47%
Pagaguasan1.51%4073923.83%0.72%
Panaon Ibaba3.22%8661,069-18.99%-3.93%
Panaon Ilaya5.37%1,4431,02940.23%6.65%
Plaridel1.26%3393147.96%1.47%
Poctol6.10%1,6401,822-9.99%-1.98%
Punta2.29%61551918.50%3.28%
R. Lapu‑lapu1.77%477604-21.03%-4.40%
R. Magsaysay3.07%826889-7.09%-1.39%
Raja Soliman2.30%617665-7.22%-1.42%
Rizal Ibaba1.04%27924613.41%2.43%
Rizal Ilaya1.19%32028711.50%2.09%
San Roque1.18%3173150.63%0.12%
Socorro1.63%4394077.86%1.45%
Tagumpay1.13%303400-24.25%-5.15%
Tubas2.32%6256033.65%0.68%
Tubigan2.06%554683-18.89%-3.91%
Unisan Total26,88425,1866.74%1.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Unisan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,013,542.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,028,393.69
201046,366,807.335.31%
201150,193,206.168.25%
201248,742,492.07-2.89%
201355,127,304.9913.10%
201463,373,188.2714.96%
201571,765,959.4413.24%
201679,013,542.9410.10%

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 Unisan is 5 to 9, with 2,847 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 253 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1535
1 to 42,192
5 to 92,847
10 to 142,656
15 to 192,649
20 to 242,372
25 to 292,052
30 to 341,785
35 to 391,701
40 to 441,600
45 to 491,521
50 to 541,303
55 to 591,178
60 to 64890
65 to 69643
70 to 74387
75 to 79320
80 and over253
Total26,884

Historical population

The population of Unisan grew from 12,285 in 1960 to 26,884 in 2015, an increase of 14,599 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 1,698 people, from the previous population of 25,186 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,285
15,5502.33%
17,3182.18%
18,2301.03%
19,8510.86%
21,5091.51%
21,252-0.26%
23,9111.64%
25,1861.91%
26,8841.25%

Location

The municipal center of Unisan is situated at approximately 13° 50' North, 121° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.9 meters or 19.2 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 Unisan are Lucena, Tayabas, San Pablo, Lipa, Tanauan, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Agdangan, Plaridel, Pitogo, Gumaca, Atimonan, and Padre Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 135.92 kilometers (84.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Agdangan, Quezon, 7.86 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • Plaridel, Quezon, 13.72 kilometers (8.53 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N19°E)
  • Pitogo, Quezon, 13.65 kilometers (8.48 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Gumaca, Quezon, 16.30 kilometers (10.13 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Atimonan, Quezon, 18.80 kilometers (11.68 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Padre Burgos, Quezon, 19.30 kilometers (11.99 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 40.73 kilometers (25.31 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 46.42 kilometers (28.84 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 74.81 kilometers (46.49 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 88.50 kilometers (54.99 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Tanauan, Batangas, 93.05 kilometers (57.82 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 96.91 kilometers (60.21 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

Distance from Manila: 135.92 kilometers (84.46 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,884, ranked 966 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 47.93 square kilometers, ranked 823 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 217 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 863 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 934 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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