Baras, Province of Rizal

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceRizal
Barangay count10
Postal code1970
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)84.93 km2 (32.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)69,300
Density (2015)816 / km2 (2,113 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 31' North, 121° 16' East (14.5218, 121.2658)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.2 meters (27.0 feet)

Baras is a municipality in the landlocked province of Rizal.

The municipality has a land area of 84.93 square kilometers or 32.79 square miles which constitutes 7.13% of Rizal's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 69,300. This represented 2.40% of the total population of Rizal province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 816 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,113 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baras has 10 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)
Concepcion1.87%1,2931,317-1.82%-0.35%
Evangelista6.33%4,3863,95510.90%1.99%
Mabini3.65%2,5322,4055.28%0.98%
Pinugay55.93%38,7587,396424.04%37.08%
Rizal4.33%3,0033,306-9.17%-1.81%
San Jose4.58%3,1743,0085.52%1.03%
San Juan6.50%4,5063,24238.99%6.47%
San Miguel2.05%1,4181,551-8.58%-1.69%
San Salvador9.11%6,3102,830122.97%16.49%
Santiago5.66%3,9203,5998.92%1.64%
Baras Total69,30032,609112.52%15.43%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baras for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,642,198.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,248,760.05
2010
201162,105,880.57
201259,517,877.27-4.17%
201364,059,182.297.63%
201475,095,649.1417.23%
201588,715,833.6118.14%
201695,642,198.627.81%

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 Baras is 5 to 9, with 7,990 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 253 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,594
1 to 46,726
5 to 97,990
10 to 147,784
15 to 196,569
20 to 245,733
25 to 295,374
30 to 345,344
35 to 395,252
40 to 444,324
45 to 493,753
50 to 542,831
55 to 592,277
60 to 641,636
65 to 69979
70 to 74546
75 to 79335
80 and over253
Total69,300

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 4,454 in 1960 to 69,300 in 2015, an increase of 64,846 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 15.43%, or an increase of 36,691 people, from the previous population of 32,609 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,454
7,1664.76%
9,7226.31%
11,1962.86%
16,8804.19%
20,0603.29%
24,5144.39%
31,5243.53%
32,6091.24%
69,30015.43%

Location

The municipal center of Baras is situated at approximately 14° 31' North, 121° 16' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.2 meters or 27.0 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 Baras are Antipolo, Taguig, Pasig, Marikina, Mandaluyong, and Makati. The nearest municipalities are Morong, Tanay, Cardona, Pililla, Teresa, and Binangonan. Its distance from the national capital is 31.74 kilometers (19.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Morong, Rizal, 3.09 kilometers (1.92 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Tanay, Rizal, 3.33 kilometers (2.07 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Cardona, Rizal, 5.60 kilometers (3.48 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • Pililla, Rizal, 6.36 kilometers (3.95 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)
  • Teresa, Rizal, 7.62 kilometers (4.73 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Binangonan, Rizal, 10.12 kilometers (6.29 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)

Nearest cities

  • Antipolo, Rizal, 12.09 kilometers (7.51 miles) to the Northwest (N53°W)
  • Taguig, 20.64 kilometers (12.82 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Pasig, 20.83 kilometers (12.94 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • Marikina, 21.76 kilometers (13.52 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)
  • Mandaluyong, 25.79 kilometers (16.03 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)
  • Makati, 26.40 kilometers (16.40 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Distance from Manila: 31.74 kilometers (19.72 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 69,300, ranked 279 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.79 square kilometers, ranked 1,077 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 816 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 205 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 15.43%, ranked 1,315 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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