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CALOOCAN

Caloocan City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Caloocan) is one of the cities and municipalities that
comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines.
Located just north of and adjacent to the City of Manila,
The city is divided into two parts: the urban portion, which is bounded on the north by
Malabon, on the east by Quezon City, on the south by Manila and Navotas, and on the
west by Manila Bay; and the rural portion, bounded on the north by San Jose del Monte
in Bulacan, on the east and south by Quezon City, and on the west by Valenzuela

POPULATION SIZE


As of 2010, the city has a population of 1,487,245 people
Caloocan City was the third most populous city among the cities/municipalities in
the country. This city contributed about 12 percent to the 9.9 million population
of the National Capital Region.
At the national level, the city ranked three and shared 1.5 percent to the total
population of 76.5 million.

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
Caloocan City is composed of two districts, of which District I had the larger population
with 51.78 percent, while District II with 48.22 percent of the city population.
Barangay 176, under District I, was the biggest barangay in terms of population size,
accounting for 16 percent of the total population of the city. The least populous was
Barangay 76, under District II, with only 106 persons (0.01 percent).






POPULATION COMPOSITION
SEX RATIO
Of the total household population in 2010, 49.80 percent were males and 50.20 percent
were females.
These figures resulted to a sex ratio of 99 males for every 100 females, which is lower
than that recorded in 2000.


DEPENDENCY RATIO
The 2010 household population comprised of 48.30 percent young dependents (age
group 0 to 14),
4.54 percent old dependents (age group 65 and over),
65.43 percent working-age population (age group 15 to 64).
These reflected a dependency ratio of 53 dependents (five old dependents and 48
young dependents) for every 100 persons in the working population.
In 2000, the overall dependency ratio was 60 with only three old dependents and 57
young dependents for every 100 persons in the working age group.

AGE RATIO
Senior citizens, comprising those aged 60 years old and over, numbered 76,964 in
Caloocan City. Males accounted for 42.92 percent and the rest were females. Senior
citizens represent 5.17 percent of the total household population.
The school-age population (5 to 24 years old) represents 40.66 percent of the total
household population. This is slightly lower than the proportion of school-age
population (41.45%) in 2000. Of the 604,753 school age population, males made up
50.43 percent, while females registered 49.57 percent.

Land Area : 53.334 sq. kms.
Population : 1.17 Million
No. of Barangays : 188
No.of Congressional Districts : 2
Classification : Highly Urbanized City



SOURCES:
http://www.nso-
ncr4.ph/2010%20CPH%20Final_Special%20Release_Caloocan%20New.pdf
http://www.census.gov.ph/content/caloocan-city-population-double-23-years-results-
2000-census-population-and-housing-nso
http://www.caloocancity.gov.ph/