Kabayan
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count13
Postal code2606
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)242.69 km2
(93.70 sq. mi)
Population (2015)15,260
Density (2015)63 per km2
(163 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 37' North, 120° 50' East
(16.6228 ° N, 120.8380 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
1,181.4 meters
(3,875.0 feet)
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Kabayan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 242.69 square kilometers or 93.70 square miles which constitutes 8.76% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 15,260 representing 3.44% of the total population of Benguet province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 63 inhabitants per square kilometer or 163 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Kabayan has 13 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Adaoay4.07%621670-7.31%-1.44%
Anchukey1.77%270296-8.78%-1.74%
Ballay19.03%2,9042,62310.71%1.96%
Bashoy14.46%2,2071,59738.20%6.35%
Batan7.27%1,11094417.58%3.13%
Duacan4.48%684709-3.53%-0.68%
Eddet5.79%88374019.32%3.42%
Gusaran9.36%1,4291,3307.44%1.38%
Kabayan Barrio2.25%3433371.78%0.34%
Lusod5.64%8617948.44%1.55%
Pacso8.22%1,2541,2470.56%0.11%
Poblacion11.90%1,8161,56715.89%2.85%
Tawangan5.75%87873419.62%3.47%
Kabayan Total15,26013,58812.30%2.23%
Historical population

The population of Kabayan grew from 5,869 in 1960 to 15,260 in 2015, an increase of 9,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.23%, or an increase of 1,672 people, from the previous population of 13,588 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,869
1970 May 67,1161.90%
1975 May 18,3633.29%
1980 May 19,0721.64%
1990 May 110,3061.28%
1995 Sep 110,5100.37%
2000 May 112,3443.51%
2007 Aug 112,6570.35%
2010 May 113,5882.62%
2015 Aug 115,2602.23%
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The town center of Kabayan is situated at approximately 16° 37' North, 120° 50' East, which has an elevation estimated at 1,181.4 meters or 3,875.0 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 Kabayan are Baguio, San Fernando, Candon, Urdaneta, Santiago, and Dagupan. The nearest municipalities are Atok, Tinoc, Bokod, Buguias, Kibungan, and Ambaguio. Its distance from the national capital is 225.39 kilometers (140.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 225.39 kilometers (140.05 miles) to the South (S4°E)

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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