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GEOGRAPHY

  1. Located at 14° - 15° latitude north and 120° - 17° longitude east, along the coastal area of Subic Bay.
  2. Approximately 127 kilometers north of Manila; a 3-hour drive traversing the NLEX and SCTEX highway.
  3. Total land area of 18,500 hectares or 185 square kilometers.
  4. Has a built up area of 7, 545 hectares or 13.56% of total land area.
  5. Has a watershed area of 6, 850.75 hectares
  6. Has 2 major mountain ridges; Kalaklan Ridges at and Salimpoyo Ridge.
  7. Has land slopes below 18 degrees at 4,255 hectares or 23% of the total land area.
  8. Has 5 major water bodies classified as rivers ; Sta Rita River, Mabayuan River, Jadjad River, Nagunao River and Tawirang Balite River.
  9. Has 3 major water bodies classified as creeks; Iram, Licab and Pamo Creek.
  10. Has 17 political and administrative government units, name as “Barangays” occupying an estimated land area of 7,390.73 hectares.

GENERAL CLIMATE

  1. Has a Climate Type 1, meaning it has 2 pronounced seasons; dry from March to June and wet during July to October. The rest of the year is either wet or dry.
  2. Has an average temperature is at 26°C or 80°F (2001 estimates)
  3. Has an average monthly relative humidity ranging from 75° to 80°.
  4. The most number of tropical storms occurs during the month of August
  5. Has a mean annual rainfall 3,462.2 millimeters and August having the highest rainfall at 1,056.8 mm.

DEMOGRAPHY

  1. Population is 2016 projected at 276,000 individuals
  2. Has an annual population growth rate of 2.19%
  3. Has an average household size of 4.5
  4. Has a sex ratio of 98 males for every 100 females
  5. Has a median age of 23 years old.
  6. Has a dependency ratio of 57 dependents for every 100 working age population.
  7. Has a gross population density (total land area) of 14 individuals / hectare
  8. Has an urban density (land area of 17 barangays) of 35 individuals / hectare
  9. Has an In - migration incidence of 18.89% in the year 2011
  10. Has a low general fertility rate of 91 per 1,000 female of childbearing age
  11. Has a relatively low total fertility rate of 3.3 per female of childbearing age

HEALTH

  1. Olongapo City has a government-run hospital - the James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital (JLGMH), the first ISO Certified Local Government Hospital in Central Luzon
  2. Certified ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System by the International Standardization (ISC) and Joint Australian and New Zealand Accreditation on December 3, 2012
  3. JLGMH is a Level 2 hospital which has a total bed capacity of 270
  4. With 187 government nurses, 52 midwives and 7 dentists
  5. Has a monthly occupancy rate of 70.15%
  6. Average length of stay in the hospital is at 4.99 days
  7. Olongapo City has a network of 17 Barangay Health Centers located in each of the barangays;
  8. Barangay Health Centers are complemented by four (4) Barangay Health Stations (BHS) located in Brgy. New Cabalan (Iram and Purok 5), Old Cabalan and Sta. Rita
  9. Health Center Physician to Population Ratio of 1 Physician is to 21,084 individuals
  10. Of the 17 BHCs, 6 are PHIC accredited for Primary Care Benefit 1 (PCB 1) Package: Barretto, New Cabalan, Gordon Heights, Pag-Asa, Sta. Rita, and West Bajac-Bajac Barangay Health Centers
  11. 14 are upgraded as Basic Emergency Obstetric and New Born Care (BEmONC) facilities: Barretto, Banicain, East Bajac-bajac, East Tapinac, New Kalalake, Gordon Heights, New Cabalan, New Kababae, Kalaklan, Old Cabalan, Pag-asa, Sta. Rita, West Bajac-Bajac, and West Tapinac Barangay Health Centers
  12. 6 of which are PHIC accredited for Maternal Care Package (MCP): Barretto, Gordon Heights, New Cabalan, Pag-asa, Sta. Rita and West Bajac-Bajac Barangay Health Centers
  13. A total of fifty-four (54) registered private medical clinics including dental clinics and diagnostic laboratories
  14. Eleven (11) optical clinics
  15. General Health Situation:
    • Crude Birth rate dropped from 25.96/1,000 live births in 2008 to 22.98/1,000 live births in 2015
    • Maternal Mortality Rate remained low at below 1% for the last seven years
    • A total of 5,405 immunized children in 2015
    • Has a malnutrition prevalence rate of 3.99%(2015)
    • Has a contraceptive prevalence rate of 44.19% in 2015
    • The top 3 leading causes of mortality are pneumonia, sepsis, and cardio vascular disease in 2016
    • The top cause of morbidity in 2016 is pneumonia with 1,108 cases
    • Has a percentage of households with access to sanitary toilet of 97.6%.
    • Has a percentage of households with access to safe water of 91.11%.

EDUCATION

  1. Number of Schools (2015-2016)
    Pre Elementary Element Secondary College
    a. Public 28 28 12 1
    b. Private 30 27 17 12
  2. Gordon College, the city-government run tertiary level educational institution continues to offer the most affordable tertiary education in the City
  3. Enrollment (SY 2013-2014)
    Level SY 2014-2015 SY 2013-2014
    Public and Private Schools No. No.
    Elementary 35,146 33,226
    Secondary 19,418 21,930
    Tertiary 7,548 10,559
    Total 62,112 65,715
  4. Elementary
    Teacher - Pupil and Classroom - Pupil Ratio – Elementary; SY 2014-2015
    Type / Level Number of Enrollees Total No. of Teachers Total No. of Classrooms Teacher - Pupil Ratio Classroom - Pupil Ratio
    Private Elementary 5,237 599 NDA NDA NDA
    Public Elementary 29,909 1499 876 1:37 1:42
    • Considering the standard teacher - pupil ratio of 1:45, the City’s elementary public schools has an adequate number of teachers with a teacher to pupil ratio of 1: 37
    • With the standard classroom to pupil ratio of 1:45, the City’s elementary public school was within the standard at 1: 42
  5. Secondary
    Teacher - Pupil and Classroom - Pupil Ratio – Secondary; SY 2014-2015
    Type / Level Number of Enrollees Total No. of Teachers Total No. of Classrooms Teacher - Pupil Ratio Classroom - Pupil Ratio
    Private Secondary 4275 210 NDA NDA NDA
    Public Secondary 15143 595 359 1:23 1:47
    • Considering the standard teacher - student ratio of 1:45, the City’s secondary public schools have below the standard teacher to student ratio of 1: 23
    • With the standard classroom to student ratio of 1:45, the City’s secondary public schools was way below the standard at 1: 47
  6. Performance Indicators – Elementary
    • Increased Drop-out Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 2.36, SY 2013-2014 - 0.43)
    • Decreased Promotion Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 91.48, SY 2013-2014 - 96.07)
    • Decreased Transition Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 93.46, SY 2013-2014 - 96.74)
    • Decreased Cohort Survival Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 79.89, SY 2013-2014 - 90.87)
    • Low and decreasing Repetition Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 0.22, SY 2013-2014 - 0.95)
    • Decreasing Retention Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 93.32, SY 2013-2014 - 96.02)
  7. Performance Indicators – Secondary
    • Decreased Drop-out Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 3.85, SY 2013-2014 - 1.36)
    • Increased Transition Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 97.48, SY 2013-2014 - 111.6)
    • Increased Cohort Survival Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 88.83, SY 2013-2014 - 91.64)
    • Decreased Repetition Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 4.43, SY 2013-2014 - 3.58)
    • Maintained high Retention Rate (SY 2014-2015 - 93.59, SY 2013-2014 - 93.72)
  8. Barangay-based Community Learning Centers in five (5) barangays:
    • New Cabalan
    • Gordon Heights
    • Mabayuan
    • Kalaklan
    • Pag-asa
  9. School-Based ALS Centers:
    • Olongapo City Elementary
    • Tapinac Elementary
    • Old Cabalan Elementary
    • Sta. Rita Elementary
    • Kalaklan Elementary
    • Barretto High
    • New Kalalake High

PEACE AND ORDER

OLONGAPO CITY POLICE OFFICE – PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE

  1. Has a total of 500 Police Personnel under the Philippine National Police (PNP) in 2016
  2. Has a total 6 Police sub-stations
  3. Has a Crime Solution Efficiency of 53.03% in 2016
  4. Has a Crime Volume of 1,486 cases in 2016
  5. Has a Index crime volume of 500 cases in 2016
  6. Has a Non-Index Crime volume of 986 cases in 2016
  7. Has an Average Monthly Crime Rate 50.65 crimes per 100,000 persons in 2016

OLONGAPO CITY FIRE STATION – BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION

  1. Has total number of firemen personnel of 25, under the supervision of the Bureau of Fire Protection, an agency attached to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)
  2. Has 6 fire trucks of various types; namely
    1. Engine 1, a 1,500 gallons water tanker fire truck
    2. Engine 2, a 2,750 gallons water capacity super tanker fire truck
    3. Engine 3, a 750 gallons pumper and tanker fire truck
    4. Engine 4, a mini-pumper fire jeep
    5. Engine 5, a 50 footer aerial ladder fire truck
    6. Engine 6, a 5,000 gallons water capacity trailer tanker fire truck
  3. Station’s capability
    1. Fire Arson Investigation and Inspection
    2. Collapse Structure Rescue
    3. Water Search and Rescue (WASAR)
    4. Urban Search and Rescue (USAR)
    5. Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION MANAGEMENT OFFICE

  1. Has a total number of 46 rescue personnel
  2. Has the following services and field of expertise
    1. Fire suppression, arson Investigation and Inspection
    2. Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
    3. Collapse Structure Search and Rescue
    4. Water Search and Rescue (WaSAR)
    5. Urban Search and Rescue (USAR
    6. High Angel Rescue
    7. Tree cutting and clearing Operations
    8. Disaster drills and exercises
    9. First Aid Trainings
    10. Relief Operations
    11. Installation of Emergency Warning Systems
    12. Training on Handling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)

OLONGAPO CITY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE

  1. Has a total number of 72 traffic enforcers
  2. Regularly operates and manages a total of 42 traffic control points; namely:
  3. Defensive Driving Seminars for all public utility vehicle drivers

SOCIAL WELFARE

  1. Social Welfare institutions
    1. Social Development Center, a residential home (temporary) for 18 years old female and below in need of special protection. A minimum length of residency of one (1) month to a maximum of eighteen (18 months).
    2. Center for Women, serves as a temporary shelter for women victims of violence, primarily serving marginalized and disadvantaged women ages 18 to 59 years old who are on the following particular states of condition: a. Battered women; b. Sexually abuse women; c. Victims of human trafficking; d. neglected pregnant women
    3. Center for Youth, an institution for the rehabilitation of the delinquent youth and children in conflict with the law (CICL)
  2. Social Welfare programs and services
    1. Case work
    2. Para-legal services
    3. Social reintegration program
    4. Referral works and services
    5. Community and Family Welfare Program
    6. Child Welfare Program
      1. 54 day Care Centers and 1 Child Minding Center in 17 barangays

ROAD NETWORK AND BRIDGES

  1. Has a total road network of 146.55kilometers
    Barangay Length In km Road density
    to population km/ 1000 pop’n to land area km / 100 has
    Asinan 4.54 1.17 18.93
    New Banicain 3.23 0.46 24.47
    Barretto 9.6 0.5 1.94
    East,Bajac - Bajac 12.545 0.64 13.42
    East Tapinac 8.337 0.82 19.44
    Gordon Heights 26.414 0.99 3.07
    New Kababae 1.15 0.56 0.91
    Kalaklan 6.863 0.49 17.32
    New Kalalake 4.58 0.48 2.00
    Mabayuan 5.47 0.97 1.12
    New Cabalan 21.99 0.51 10.51
    New Ilalim 0.81 0.47 10.31
    Old cabalan 2.91 0.68 15.64
    Pag-asa 4.161 0.530 1.40
    Sta. Rita 21.359 0.89 11.33
    West Bajac-Bajac 7.315 0.79 35.03
    West Tapinac 5.275 0.14 0.24
    Total 146.549 0.64 1.98
  2. Has a Total of 18 Bridges
    Bridges Length(m) Width(m)
    1. Kalaklan Bridge 90.9 10.15
    2. Anonas Bridge 15.3 6.87
    3. East Bajac-Bajac Bridge 34 11.15
    4. Fontaine Bridge 16.2 7
    5. Harris Bridge 28.6 7
    6. Gordon Avenue Bridge
    15 7.3
    7. Maquinaya Bridge 25 8.2
    8. Bangal Bridge 40 8.6
    9. Old Cabalan Bridge 12.45 8.1
    10. Forestry Bridge 15 7.4
    11. Kalayaan Bridge 44.8 7.4
    12. Sta. Rita Bridge 54 6.7
    13. Filtration Bridge 20.6 6.8
    14. Waterdam Bridge 19.5 7.4
    15. Kalaklan Gate Bridge 112 7
    16. Main Gate (Magsaysay) Bridge 79.0 11
    17. Rizal Avenue gate (Jungle) Bridge 86.0 10.7
    18. 14th Street Bridge 38 12

COLOR CODED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

  1. Has a total number of 3,671 Public Utility Vehicles; itemized as follows:
    1. Mini Bus at a total of 216 units; namely as follows:
      1. Color dirty white with green stripes, 50 units BOTSCI (Olongapo – Balanga)
      2. Color white with blue stripes, 156 units ZAMODCA-TSMPCI (Olongapo-Zambales)
      3. Color red with cream stripes, 10 units Arayat Express, Inc. (Olongapo- Cabanatuan)
    2. Jeepneys at a total of 1,445 units; namely as follows:
      1. Color yellow, 270 units JO1 STA RITA – GATE via Rizal Avenue
      2. Color orange, 120 units JO2 GORDON HEIGHTS – GATE via Pag-asa
      3. Color red, 120 units JO3 GORDON HEIGHTS – GATE via Mabayuan
      4. Color yellow green, 35 units JO4 MABAYUAN – PALENGKE
      5. Color cream, 100 units JO5 GORDON HEIGHTS – PALENGKE
      6. Color brown, 55 units JO6 OLD CABALAN – PALENGKE
      7. Color green with white top, 55 units JO7 DINALUPIHAN – PALENGKE
      8. Color dark blue, 68 units JO8 OLONGAPO- SUBIC
      9. Color blue with yellow top, 92 units JO8 OLONGAPO- SUBIC SHIPYARD
      10. Color sky blue, 159 units JO9 OLONGAPO- CASTILLEJOS
      11. Color sky blue with white top, 71 units JO9 OLONGAPO- HANJIN via Castillejos
      12. Color yellow with blue top, 40 units J10 TABACUHAN-PALENGKE
      13. Color yellow with red top, 80 units J11 FILTRATION-GATE
      14. Color sky blue with gold top, 90 units J12 OLONGAPO – SAN MARCELINO
      15. Color brown with white top, 90 units J13 OLONGAPO – TIPO
    3. Color coded tricycles at a total of 2,010 units
      1. Color orange, 300 units ZONE 1 (New Banicain, West Tapinac, New Ilalim, New Kababae)
      2. Color green, 945 units ZONE 2 (East Bajac Bajac, East Tapinac, Pag-asa, New Asinan, New Kalalake)
      3. Color blue, 900 units ZONE 3 (West Bajac Bajac, Sta Rita, Gordon Heights, Mabayuan, Kalaklan)
      4. Color red, 30 units ZONE 3 (Gordon Heights
      5. Color sky blue with cream top, 10 units ZONE 3 (Forestry, Old Cabalan)
      6. Color brown, 155 units ZONE 4 (Barretto)
      7. Color cream, 40 units ZONE 5 (New Cabalan)
      8. Color yellow, 30 units ZONE 6 (Iram)

PUBLIC UTILITIES

WATER SUPPLY

  1. Under franchise to the Subic Water and Sewerage Company, Inc., the 1st and only ISO 9001 year 2000 certified water utility in the Philippines.
  2. Has an average daily production of 25,291 m³
  3. Has an average daily demand of 31,310 m³
  4. Has a total number of active connections of 36,063; itemized as follows
    1. Residential with 33,447 connections
    2. Commercial/Industrial with 2,434 connections
    3. Institutional/Government with 182 connections
  5. Current water rates
    Commodity Charges (per cu. m.)
    Standing Charge <10 11-30 31-60 61-100 Over 100
    Residential Php 36.83 22.78 25.05 30.73 31.87 33.04
    Standing <50 51-100 101-300 301-500 Over 500
    Commercial/Institutional Php 69.51 34.43 37.85 41.30 44.77 48.21
  6. Water Sources (in m³)
    1. Balite with a volume of 13,330 m³
    2. San Isidro with a volume of 97,900 m³
    3. Mabayuan with a volume of 780,759 m³
    4. With a total volume of 891,989 m³

ELECTRIC SUPPLY

  1. Currently run by Olongapo Electric Distribution Company (OEDC), a privately owned electric distribution utility which started operations in the city on June 1, 2013
  2. In 2016, the company recorded a total of 49,190 active connections.
  3. In terms of electric power average monthly consumption, industrial connection is the highest of 38,442.33 kWh followed by hospital of 12,156 kWh and government of 1,130 kWh.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

  1. Operates a newly constructed Sanitary Landfill
  2. Operates on a 3-shift garbage collection service; day shift, swing shift and graveyard
  3. Equipped with 10 compactor and dump trucks for garbage collection
  4. City – wide utilization of 240-liter and 660-liter waste bins
  5. Operates an Open Dumpsite Facility and currently being developed into a Sanitary Landfill
  6. Has a volume of disposed solid waste of 35,773 tons in 2014
  7. Has an average disposed solid waste of 120-130 tons/day
  8. SW Management includes River Cleanup Program in 3 areas; Kalaklan, Pag-asa and Marikit Park

LOCAL ECONOMY

  1. The center of trade, commerce and service in the West Central Luzon
  2. Has 3 central business districts; namely:
    1. The downtown Olongapo City, the location of the West and East Bajac Bajac Public Market along Rizal Avenue
    2. RM Drive to Gordon Avenue, the known former red district now a place for wholesome, family night entertainment and fine dine in activity.
    3. The Barretto Beach Area, a rest and recreation district located in the coastal prime area along the Subic Bay accessible through the City’s arterial road.
  3. Has a total registered business of 7,758 establishments
  4. Has an estimated gross exchange of goods and services of more than Php 8 billion in 2016
  5. Has an average annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) of Php 142.40 in 2014.(source:DOLE)
  6. Has an average annual Inflation rate of 3.6% in 2015
  7. Has an average annual Purchasing Power of Peso of Php 0.71 in 2015
  8. Has an estimated market value of taxable real property of more than Php 14 billion.
  9. Has an annual locally source of tax collection
    1. Real Property Tax of 78,685,711.22
    2. Business Taxes & Licenses of 144,891,148.96
    3. Other Taxes & Fees of 11,126,184.35
    4. Non-Tax Revenues of 331,471,049.21
  10. Has a poverty incidence of 20.76%
  11. Has a food threshold incidence of 12.3%
  12. Has an incidence of food shortage of 1.2%
  13. Has an unemployment incidence of 13.02%