Morong, Province of Rizal

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceRizal
Barangay count8
Postal code1960
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)37.58 km2 (14.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)58,118
Density (2015)1,547 / km2 (4,005 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 31' North, 121° 14' East (14.5151, 121.2380)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.1 feet)

Morong is a municipality in the landlocked province of Rizal.

The municipality has a land area of 37.58 square kilometers or 14.51 square miles which constitutes 3.15% of Rizal's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 58,118. This represented 2.02% of the total population of Rizal province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,547 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,005 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Morong has 8 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)
Bombongan6.34%3,6843,11818.15%3.23%
Can‑Cal‑Lan8.11%4,7144,4715.44%1.01%
Lagundi16.63%9,6658,8239.54%1.75%
Maybancal15.01%8,7257,19021.35%3.75%
San Guillermo16.73%9,7228,11919.74%3.49%
San Jose7.46%4,3333,32130.47%5.19%
San Juan18.44%10,71510,6260.84%0.16%
San Pedro11.29%6,5606,5260.52%0.10%
Morong Total58,11852,19411.35%2.07%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Morong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 125,870,808.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200969,536,243.72
201075,867,798.119.11%
201180,736,340.186.42%
2012
2013
2014117,351,990.16
2015114,492,450.00-2.44%
2016125,870,808.489.94%

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 Morong is 5 to 9, with 5,779 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 479 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,086
1 to 44,658
5 to 95,779
10 to 145,500
15 to 195,399
20 to 245,475
25 to 294,870
30 to 344,519
35 to 394,122
40 to 443,255
45 to 493,325
50 to 542,814
55 to 592,390
60 to 641,848
65 to 691,269
70 to 74831
75 to 79499
80 and over479
Total58,118

Historical population

The population of Morong grew from 13,694 in 1960 to 58,118 in 2015, an increase of 44,424 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.07%, or an increase of 5,924 people, from the previous population of 52,194 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,694
18,9703.24%
21,0582.12%
24,8583.37%
32,1652.61%
36,0482.16%
42,4893.59%
50,5382.42%
52,1941.18%
58,1182.07%

Location

The municipal center of Morong is situated at approximately 14° 31' North, 121° 14' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.1 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 Morong are Antipolo, Taguig, Pasig, Marikina, Mandaluyong, and Makati. The nearest municipalities are Baras, Cardona, Tanay, Teresa, Binangonan, and Pililla. Its distance from the national capital is 29.04 kilometers (18.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Baras, Rizal, 3.09 kilometers (1.92 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Cardona, Rizal, 3.44 kilometers (2.14 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)
  • Tanay, Rizal, 5.39 kilometers (3.35 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Teresa, Rizal, 6.02 kilometers (3.74 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)
  • Binangonan, Rizal, 7.42 kilometers (4.61 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Pililla, Rizal, 8.38 kilometers (5.21 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)

Nearest cities

  • Antipolo, Rizal, 10.40 kilometers (6.46 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Taguig, 17.68 kilometers (10.99 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Pasig, 18.10 kilometers (11.24 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)
  • Marikina, 19.85 kilometers (12.33 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)
  • Mandaluyong, 23.10 kilometers (14.36 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • Makati, 23.57 kilometers (14.65 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N79°W)

Distance from Manila: 29.04 kilometers (18.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 58,118, ranked 372 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.51 square kilometers, ranked 1,431 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,547 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 97 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.07%, ranked 518 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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