Based on the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) census of population for the year 2009 and 2015, the municipality has 12,039 and 12,173 total population respectively and has an average growth rate of 0.21%.
The municipality of Perez is located at 15 km. from the municipality of Alabat and 12 nautical miles from the municipality of Atimonan. It is bounded on the north by Pacific Ocean, on the south by Lamon Bay, on the east by the municipality of Alabat and on the west by Pacific Ocean.
Its geographical coordinates are latitude 14°11’00’’ north and longitude 121°57’00’’ east.
Perez is a coastal town with prominent hills and upland areas covering Barangays Pambuhan, Mainit Norte, and Sangirin. It has irregular coastlines with rugged surfaces and beaches.
Inland water bodies consist of rivers, creeks, and springs. Most notable are Sangirin river, Mainit River, Pinagtubigan Weste River, Pinagsibangan River, Caguisi River and Mayanti Creek.
Slope ranges from 0-3% to 15% and above. A land area has 3-8% slope. These constitute about 57% of the total land area. These are barangays of Villa Manzano Sur, Rizal, Maabot, pinagtubigan Este, and Pinagtubigan Weste. Highest elevated areas only have a slope of 15% and above. These are barangays of Pambuhan, Mainit Norte, Sangirin, and portions of Pinagtubigan Este and Villa Mnzano Norte.
As per report by the Bureau of soils for the Province of Quezon, the soil of Perez is of three types, the San Miguel Sandy Loam, Beach Sand, and Bolinao Clay Loam which is prominent in the area.
The poblacion consist of four (4) urban barangays and considered as a minor business district. The municipal hall, the commercial establishments mostly Sari-sari Store. The public market, the Church and the Plaza, makes it the center of all transaction activities in the municipality.
Existing General Land Use
|Land Use Categories||AREA (Hectares)||% total Land Area|
|Special Land Uses||13.8698||0.24|
Urban Land Use
|Land Use Categories||AREA (Hectares)||% total to total URBAN||% to total Land Use|
Source of LGU Income:
- Internal revenue allotment
- Local revenue
Income Class: 5th Class
Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA)
Infrastructure and Utilities
|ROAD NETWORKS||TOTAL LENGTH|
|Brgy. Road||18.55 kms.|
|Municipal Road||4.782 kms.|
|National Road||16.692 kms.|
Source of power: NPC through Local Electric Cooperative QUEZELCO I.
- 85% of HH in Urban area
- 25% of HH in Rural are
- Spring Developed Water System
- Shallow Wells
- Open dug Wells
- Deep Wells
- Mobile Phones
SEA PORT: One (1) in the poblacion
AIRPORT: Air strip for small aircraft managed by CAAP
- Light Vehicles
- Ferry Boats
- Passenger and Cargo Vessels
- Small Motorized Boat
No. of School:
- 7 Elementary (Public)
- 1 Secondary (Public)
- 1 Municipal Health Clinic
- 10 Barangay Health Center
- 1 Rural Health Officer
- 1 Rural Health Nurse
- 3 Rural Health Midwives
- 1 Rural Health
- 1 Sanitary Inspector
- 14 Daycare Centers
OTHER PUBLIC PROTECTIVE SERVICES/ FACILITIES/ UTILITIES
- Fire Station with one (1) Fire Truck
- Police Station with one (1) Police Patrol Car
- Bantay Dagat with two (1) Patrol Boats
- Bantay Bayan
- TOURISM INDUSTRY
Beautiful Beaches in the island provide good investment opportunity for tourism industry.
- SMALL COTTAGE INDUSTRYAbundance in some indigenous materials also provides investment opportunity for small scale cottage industry.
- AGRICULTUREVegetable and other high value crops production provides good potential in Agri Production.