Mandaue

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count27
Postal code6014
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCebu Strait
Area (2007)25.18 km2 (9.72 sq mi)
Population (2015)362,654
Density (2015)14,402 / km2 (37,310 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 19' North, 123° 57' East (10.3245, 123.9428)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.2 meters (13.7 feet)

Mandaue is a coastal highly urbanized city in the Central Visayas region. Although administratively independent due to its distinction as highly urbanized city, Mandaue is commonly grouped with the island province of Cebu.

The city has a land area of 25.18 square kilometers or 9.72 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 362,654. This represented 4.90% of the total population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 14,402 inhabitants per square kilometer or 37,310 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mandaue has 27 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)
Alang‑alang3.71%13,45712,4757.87%1.45%
Bakilid1.27%4,5915,027-8.67%-1.71%
Banilad6.28%22,77122,2972.13%0.40%
Basak2.92%10,6067,85834.97%5.88%
Cabancalan3.90%14,13212,20215.82%2.84%
Cambaro2.61%9,4748,08217.22%3.07%
Canduman5.20%18,85217,10010.25%1.87%
Casili1.26%4,5583,74321.77%3.82%
Casuntingan4.05%14,69013,21711.14%2.03%
Centro0.93%3,3833,2364.54%0.85%
Cubacub2.84%10,2848,25524.58%4.27%
Guizo2.65%9,6238,55412.50%2.27%
Ibabao‑Estancia2.62%9,5038,6419.98%1.83%
Jagobiao3.77%13,68512,22711.92%2.17%
Labogon5.80%21,02819,1759.66%1.77%
Looc4.73%17,14314,43818.74%3.32%
Maguikay4.04%14,64517,782-17.64%-3.63%
Mantuyong1.80%6,5405,86911.43%2.08%
Opao3.16%11,4579,90715.65%2.81%
Pagsabungan5.61%20,33516,83820.77%3.66%
Pakna‑an7.43%26,94322,95717.36%3.10%
Subangdaku4.88%17,71420,333-12.88%-2.59%
Tabok5.01%18,16715,70915.65%2.81%
Tawason1.37%4,9584,8911.37%0.26%
Tingub1.87%6,7745,78017.20%3.07%
Tipolo5.20%18,84017,2739.07%1.67%
Umapad5.10%18,50117,4546.00%1.12%
Mandaue Total362,654331,3209.46%1.74%

Historical population

The population of Mandaue grew from 58,579 in 1970 to 362,654 in 2015, an increase of 304,075 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.74%, or an increase of 31,334 people, from the previous population of 331,320 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
58,579
75,9045.34%
110,5907.81%
174,3424.66%
194,7452.09%
259,7286.37%
318,5772.86%
331,3201.44%
362,6541.74%

Location

The city center of Mandaue is situated at approximately 10° 19' North, 123° 57' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.2 meters or 13.7 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 Mandaue are Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, Talisay, Danao, Naga, and Toledo. The nearest municipalities are Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Compostela, Minglanilla, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 571.34 kilometers (355.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Consolacion, Cebu, 5.96 kilometers (3.71 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)
  • Cordova, Cebu, 8.11 kilometers (5.04 miles) to the South (S5°E)
  • Liloan, Cebu, 10.41 kilometers (6.47 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)
  • Compostela, Cebu, 16.43 kilometers (10.21 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)
  • Minglanilla, Cebu, 18.29 kilometers (11.36 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 30.14 kilometers (18.73 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 1.67 kilometers (1.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)
  • Cebu City, 5.72 kilometers (3.55 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S72°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 13.69 kilometers (8.51 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 23.56 kilometers (14.64 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N23°E)
  • Naga, Cebu, 24.04 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S58°W)
  • Toledo, Cebu, 34.07 kilometers (21.17 miles) to the West (N80°W)

Distance from Manila: 571.34 kilometers (355.02 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 362,654, ranked 31 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.72 square kilometers, ranked 1,571 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 14,402 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 14 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.74%, ranked 511 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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