Naga, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count28
Postal code6037
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCebu Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)101.97 km2 (39.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)115,750
Density (2015)1,135 / km2 (2,940 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 13' North, 123° 45' East (10.2093, 123.7567)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.2 meters (17.1 feet)

Naga is a coastal component city in the island province of Cebu.

The city has a land area of 101.97 square kilometers or 39.37 square miles which constitutes 2.06% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 115,750. This represented 3.94% of the total population of Cebu province, or 1.56% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,135 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,940 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Naga has 28 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)
Alfaco3.01%3,4862,92119.34%3.42%
Bairan1.88%2,1731,77222.63%3.96%
Balirong4.11%4,7603,91821.49%3.78%
Cabungahan1.13%1,3061,17611.05%2.02%
Cantao‑an5.09%5,8895,13314.73%2.65%
Central Poblacion0.77%896933-3.97%-0.77%
Cogon3.69%4,2673,58319.09%3.38%
Colon3.86%4,4674,2275.68%1.06%
East Poblacion0.55%63654416.91%3.02%
Inayagan7.21%8,3427,8326.51%1.21%
Inoburan5.23%6,0545,10418.61%3.30%
Jaguimit2.03%2,3442,07113.18%2.39%
Lanas2.50%2,8902,37421.74%3.82%
Langtad5.37%6,2206,900-9.86%-1.96%
Lutac3.98%4,6033,87918.66%3.31%
Mainit2.39%2,7702,6952.78%0.52%
Mayana1.12%1,2991,2950.31%0.06%
Naalad2.54%2,9372,7008.78%1.61%
North Poblacion2.61%3,0192,8665.34%1.00%
Pangdan4.09%4,7304,6431.87%0.35%
Patag1.23%1,4191,16721.59%3.79%
South Poblacion4.90%5,6734,45927.23%4.69%
Tagjaguimit2.00%2,3172,3020.65%0.12%
Tangke4.55%5,2634,65213.13%2.38%
Tinaan6.18%7,1574,12973.33%11.04%
Tuyan9.79%11,33710,7055.90%1.10%
Uling5.35%6,1874,47038.41%6.38%
West Poblacion2.86%3,3093,1216.02%1.12%
Naga Total115,750101,57113.96%2.52%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Naga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 463,120,652.25.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009208,529,294.24
2010171,541,491.14-17.74%
2011291,752,304.2270.08%
2012381,766,291.9630.85%
2013409,287,695.987.21%
2014380,472,282.26-7.04%
2015432,159,835.9713.59%
2016463,120,652.257.16%

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 Naga is 5 to 9, with 13,092 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 768 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,593
1 to 410,375
5 to 913,092
10 to 1412,494
15 to 1911,523
20 to 2411,036
25 to 299,725
30 to 348,485
35 to 397,707
40 to 446,534
45 to 495,814
50 to 544,757
55 to 593,847
60 to 642,989
65 to 691,895
70 to 741,242
75 to 79874
80 and over768
Total115,750

Historical population

The population of Naga grew from 32,475 in 1960 to 115,750 in 2015, an increase of 83,275 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.52%, or an increase of 14,179 people, from the previous population of 101,571 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,475
35,0430.75%
38,2421.77%
45,8313.69%
60,4252.80%
69,0102.52%
80,1893.27%
95,1632.39%
101,5712.40%
115,7502.52%

Location

The city center of Naga is situated at approximately 10° 13' North, 123° 45' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.2 meters or 17.1 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 Naga are Talisay, Carcar, Cebu City, Toledo, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Minglanilla, San Fernando, Pinamungajan, Cordova, Aloguinsan, and Sibonga. Its distance from the national capital is 571.00 kilometers (354.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 10.67 kilometers (6.63 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 17.31 kilometers (10.76 miles) to the Southwest (S47°W)
  • Cebu City, 18.56 kilometers (11.53 miles) to the Northeast (N53°E)
  • Toledo, Cebu, 22.64 kilometers (14.07 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 23.92 kilometers (14.86 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Mandaue, 24.04 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)

Distance from Manila: 571.00 kilometers (354.80 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 115,750, ranked 139 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.37 square kilometers, ranked 1,018 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,135 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 145 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.52%, ranked 623 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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