Cardona, Province of Rizal

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceRizal
Barangay count18
Postal code1950
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)28.56 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)49,034
Density (2015)1,717 / km2 (4,446 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 29' North, 121° 14' East (14.4849, 121.2303)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.7 feet)

Cardona is a municipality in the landlocked province of Rizal.

The municipality has a land area of 28.56 square kilometers or 11.03 square miles which constitutes 2.40% of Rizal's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 49,034. This represented 1.70% of the total population of Rizal province, or 0.34% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,717 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,446 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cardona has 18 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)
Balibago3.75%1,8392,044-10.03%-1.99%
Boor1.68%825867-4.84%-0.94%
Calahan11.29%5,5365,1766.96%1.29%
Dalig13.13%6,4366,525-1.36%-0.26%
Del Remedio4.23%2,0742,0332.02%0.38%
Iglesia3.43%1,6821,5975.32%0.99%
Lambac3.74%1,8361,897-3.22%-0.62%
Looc20.36%9,9819,2857.50%1.39%
Malanggam‑Calubacan0.81%39634315.45%2.77%
Nagsulo0.55%27023813.45%2.43%
Navotas6.65%3,2623,1573.33%0.62%
Patunhay3.91%1,9161,7579.05%1.66%
Real1.02%5004559.89%1.81%
Sampad4.33%2,1252,0274.83%0.90%
San Roque7.05%3,4573,2426.63%1.23%
Subay7.77%3,8103,959-3.76%-0.73%
Ticulio4.62%2,2661,94416.56%2.96%
Tuna1.68%823868-5.18%-1.01%
Cardona Total49,03447,4143.42%0.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cardona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 106,976,564.14.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,904,683.39
201060,964,364.643.50%
201166,525,928.639.12%
201265,758,546.22-1.15%
201373,891,397.8212.37%
201483,446,210.1512.93%
201595,185,013.7014.07%
2016106,976,564.1412.39%

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 Cardona is 5 to 9, with 4,981 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 318 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1994
1 to 44,227
5 to 94,981
10 to 144,713
15 to 194,651
20 to 244,557
25 to 294,064
30 to 343,705
35 to 393,328
40 to 442,773
45 to 492,792
50 to 542,333
55 to 592,032
60 to 641,557
65 to 691,084
70 to 74566
75 to 79359
80 and over318
Total49,034

Historical population

The population of Cardona grew from 12,476 in 1960 to 49,034 in 2015, an increase of 36,558 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 1,620 people, from the previous population of 47,414 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,476
16,8803.00%
21,2664.74%
24,5032.87%
32,9623.01%
35,5011.40%
39,0032.04%
44,9421.97%
47,4141.97%
49,0340.64%

Location

The municipal center of Cardona is situated at approximately 14° 29' North, 121° 14' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.7 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 Cardona are Antipolo, Taguig, Pasig, Marikina, Santa Rosa, and Muntinlupa. The nearest municipalities are Morong, Binangonan, Baras, Tanay, Pililla, and Teresa. Its distance from the national capital is 29.41 kilometers (18.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Morong, Rizal, 3.44 kilometers (2.14 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Binangonan, Rizal, 4.66 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Baras, Rizal, 5.60 kilometers (3.48 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Tanay, Rizal, 6.07 kilometers (3.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Pililla, Rizal, 8.33 kilometers (5.18 miles) to the East (S87°E)
  • Teresa, Rizal, 8.73 kilometers (5.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

Nearest cities

  • Antipolo, Rizal, 12.73 kilometers (7.91 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Taguig, 17.43 kilometers (10.83 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Pasig, 18.55 kilometers (11.53 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • Marikina, 21.64 kilometers (13.44 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Santa Rosa, Laguna, 22.64 kilometers (14.07 miles) to the Southwest (S34°W)
  • Muntinlupa, 22.38 kilometers (13.91 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)

Distance from Manila: 29.41 kilometers (18.28 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 49,034, ranked 482 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.03 square kilometers, ranked 1,486 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,717 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 85 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 1,205 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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