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Land area
With a land area of 161.126 sq. km. or 16,112.8 hectares,).  Quezon City is more than four times the size of Manila, nearly six times the expanse of Makati, and more than 14 times bigger than Mandaluyong.  Iit is almost one-fourth the expanse of Metro Manila.

                                        7.27%                                       

                                        Commercial                                      

4.17%

Industrial

7.19%

Residential

1.41% 

Open space

15.13%

Reservoir

7.76%

Vacant

14.24%

Roads and Highways

0.35%

Waterways


Geography
Quezon City is located near the center of Metro Manila, towards its northeastern portion.  It is bordered by Manila to the southwest, by Caloocan City and Valenzuela City to the west and northwest. Towards the south, lies San Juan and Mandaluyong City, while Marikina City and Pasig City borders Quezon City to the southeast. Towards the north, across Marilao River, lies San Jose del Monte City in the province of Bulacan, and towards the east, lies Rodriguez and San Mateo, both in the province of Rizal.
Located at the heart of Metro Manila, Quezon City is also its strategic convergence point for the metropolitan road and transportation networks, making the City an ideal distribution hub.  It is easily accessible from the major highways, thoroughfares and mass rail transit systems of the metropolis.
 
Population
Being the largest city in the Metro Manila, Quezon City has an estimated population of 3,085,786 in 2014, with a 2.42% annual growth rate. The city holds the 23.3% of Metro Manila’s total population. The city is considered as one of the melting pots of the region since it has welcomed different cultures, with hundreds of constituents from other parts of the country travelling to it every year. Population density is 19,151 persons per square kilometer.
Population by district:

DISTRICT

POPULATION

DISTRICT 1

433,689

DISTRICT 2

732,764

DISTRICT 3

325,304

DISTRICT 4

460,149

DISTRICT 5

554,351

DISTRICT 6

579,529

Other Demographics
 

Infants

61,481

Toddlers

426,876

Child

245,923

Persons with Disabilities

 - Male
 - Female

29,986

 

15,350

14,636

Senior Population

385,261

Total Household

717,625

Language
The National language is Filipino, but English is the widely used language for trade, government, media and education.

Education

Literacy rate

 

Male
Female

99.74%

 

99.74%

99.73%

Daycare Centers      

                294                 

Public Elementary Schools

95

Public High Schools

46

Public Schools offering vocational and technical courses

4

Private Schools offering Pre-school, Elementary and High School

417

Colleges and universities including vocational and technical education

98

SCHOOL-AGE POPULATION

  • 1,029,823 (3-21 years old)

3 to 4 (Daycare)

122,961

5 (Pre-school)

59,736

6 to 11 (Elementary Level)

356,665

12 to 15 (Secondary Level)

238,738

16 to 21 (Tertiary Level)

376,808

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENROLLMENT IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Kindergarten pupils in public Elementary Schools

29,512

Elementary School students

260,704

High School students

153,955

CLASSROOM-STUDENT RATIO - based on 2 shifts

Public Elementary Schools

1:46

Public Secondary Schools

1:48

TEACHER-STUDENT RATIO

Public Elementary Schools

1:37

Public Secondary Schools

1:29

TEXTBOOK-STUDENT RATIO

Public Elementary Schools

1:1

Public Secondary Schools

1:1

LIBRARIES

Public Libraries

  • Main Library
  • Library Branches

20

1

19

Community Learning Centers

  • School based
  • Barangay based

63

46

17

Mobile Libraries

 

TERTIARY EDUCATION

Average annual no. of college graduates

18,200

Distribution of graduates, by discipline

29% Business Administration and related courses

17% IT-related courses

16% Medical and Allied courses

10% Math, Engineering and Technology courses

8% Behavioral Sciences

20% various, others

Media Companies

Radio Stations

9

Television broadcast companies

11

Cable broadcast companies

6

Newspaper Companies

4

Businesses
  • 66, 644 business registered (2014)
  • 12, 600 new business per year
New Businesses – 13, 679
Renewed businesses – 52, 965
INDUSTRY

Electricity Gas & Water enterprises

5

Construction firms

1,739

Manufacturing firms

2, 229

SERVICES

Wholesale and Retail Trade enterprises

28, 306

Transport and Storage enterprises

2, 063

Real Estate, Renting and similar business bctivities

17, 870

Hotels, Restaurants and Food Service businesses

4,567

Financial Intermediation enterprises

3,058

Health and Social Work activities

1,378

Education

1,028

Community, Social and Personal Services

4,401

 

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Branches of Commercial and Universal Banks

550

Branches of Savings, Thrift, Rural and Other banks

95

Financing companies, non-stock savings & loan associations

119

Pawnshops

505

Money Changers

416

Remittance Centers

307

Microfinance Institutions

33

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

No. of Phil. Export Zone Authority (PEZA)-registered IT Parks

11

(128.41 has. total area)

No. of PEZA-registered IT Centers and Buildings

32

(51.81 hectare total area)

Largest IT Parks:

  • Eastwood City Cyber Park
  • Araneta Cyber Center
  • UP-Ayala Technohub

 

13.29 hectares

35.50 hectares

38.06 hectares

No. of IT-Business Process Outsourcing firms (est. of Tholons)

300

No. of full-time equivalent (FTE) in IT-BPO firms

118,000

Annual revenues of IT-BPO firms (est. of Tholons)

US$ 2 billion

CHILD HEALTH
Fully Immunized Children (0-11 mos. old)    85,765
Fully Breastfed babies    52,879
SANITATION
Households with access to safe water    97.50%
Households with access to sanitary toilets    98.50%
HOSPITALS
Government-owned - 18
Privately-owned    - 44
HEALTH CENTERS
Health Centers    65
CLINICS
Lying-in Clinics - 7
X-ray Diagnostic Clinics - 5
Social Hygiene Clinics - 3
Sun Down Clinics (HIV-AIDS Clinics) - 2
Dialysis Clinics - 5
Upgraded Central Laboratory - 1
Upgraded Microscopy Centers - 25
City Employee’s Clinic - 1
Sub-Health Stations - 16
Adolescent  Teen Health Quarters - 3
Total Bed Capacity (both in public and private hospitals)  - 9,410
Various health and wellness facilities such as private medical clinics, optical, dental, diagnostic / laboratory clinics, veterinary, physical therapy, therapeutic and others -  1,676

MILK BANK & REPOSITORY CENTERS
Milk Bank  - 1
Repository Centers (Lying-in Clinics) - 7

 

PARK AND OPEN SPACES
No. of Open Spaces  -  556
•    Fully developed parks  -  211
•    Partially developed parks  - 76
Major Parks  -  3
•    Quezon Memorial Park -  25 Hectares
•    Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife  -  80 Hectares
Special Parks  -  2
•    La Mesa Eco Park  - 33 Hectares
•    UP Arboretum  -  16 Hectares

 

SPORTS AND RECREATION
Public Sports and Recreational Facilities
Public Swimming Pools    12
Covered Basketball Courts    145
Open Basketball Courts    79
Half Basketball Courts    14

 

Private Sports and Recreational Facilities
Bowling Lanes    9
Billiard Halls    41
Amusement Center    95
Physical Fitness Gym    150
Badminton Courts    6
Sports Complexes    10
Swimming Pools    29
Golf Courses    3
Cinemas    50
Other amusement and recreational facilities (bingo halls, dance studio, videoke, etc.)    41

 

SOCIAL WELFARE FACILITIES
Night Minding Centers    5
Micro-Geo Net or processing centers for rescued street children    5
Community Based Therapeutic Rehabilitation Centers for PWDs     4
QC Women Crisis Center located at the QCGH    1
Reception and Action Center    1
Molave Youth Home    1
Senior Citizens Day Center    1
Drug Treatment & Rehabilitation Center (TAHANAN)    1

 

PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Police Services
Total Police force    3,278
Police Manpower
•    Police Commission Officers  -  170
•    Police Non-Commissioned Officers  -  2,992
•    Non-Uniformed Personnel -  116

Police Stations    12
Police Community    25
Brgy. Police Community Precincts    142

Fire Protection and Prevention
Number of Fire-sub stations    21
Firefighting vehicles     33
Firefighters    406
Firemen-population ratio    1:7,386

STATUS OF MEN AND WOMEN IN QUEZON CITY
Economy
Business Owners
•    Male  -  10,046
•    Female -  10,663
Governance
Quezon City Council Elective Officials (Term 2013-2016) + Liga ng mga Barangay President
•    Male Officials  -  17
•    Female Officials  -  10
Quezon City Barangay Officials
•    Male Barangay Captains  -  119
•    Female Barangay Captains  -  23 
Gender Advocacy Focal Persons in barangays
•    Male  -  34
•    Female  -  154

 

Micro entrepreneurs
Micro-Credit Program Clients
•    Male  -  1,994 (2.5%)
•    Female  -  76,731 (97.5%)
Capacity Building Program Participants
•    Male  -  19%
•    Female  -  81%

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Data sources: Quezon City Government Departments: City Planning and Development Office, Sikap Buhay Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Office, Gender and Development Resources and Coordinating Office; National Statistics Office, National Telecommunications Commission, Philippine Statistics Office, Philippine Export Zone Authority and Tholons Consulting

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