Kibungan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count7
Postal code2611
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)254.86 km2 (98.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,292
Density (2015)68 / km2 (176 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 42' North, 120° 39' East (16.6954, 120.6555)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,273.7 meters (4,177.6 feet)

Kibungan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 254.86 square kilometers or 98.40 square miles which constitutes 9.20% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,292. This represented 3.89% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 176 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kibungan has 7 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Badeo5.17%8948406.43%1.19%
Lubo7.11%1,2301,235-0.40%-0.08%
Madaymen33.18%5,7385,875-2.33%-0.45%
Palina7.88%1,3631,387-1.73%-0.33%
Poblacion14.48%2,5042,532-1.11%-0.21%
Sagpat20.25%3,5023,10112.93%2.34%
Tacadang11.92%2,0611,8809.63%1.77%
Kibungan Total17,29216,8502.62%0.49%

Historical population

The population of Kibungan grew from 6,901 in 1960 to 17,292 in 2015, an increase of 10,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.49%, or an increase of 442 people, from the previous population of 16,850 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,901
9,1152.76%
9,1980.18%
10,5002.68%
12,7531.96%
14,1481.96%
15,0361.31%
15,7000.60%
16,8502.61%
17,2920.49%

Location

The municipal center of Kibungan is situated at approximately 16° 42' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,273.7 meters or 4,177.6 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 Kibungan are Baguio, San Fernando, Candon, Urdaneta, Dagupan, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Bakun, Atok, Kapangan, Kabayan, Buguias, and Sugpon. Its distance from the national capital is 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bakun, Benguet, 10.61 kilometers (6.59 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Atok, Benguet, 14.06 kilometers (8.74 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Kapangan, Benguet, 14.66 kilometers (9.11 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Kabayan, Benguet, 21.06 kilometers (13.09 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Buguias, Benguet, 21.28 kilometers (13.23 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Sugpon, Ilocos Sur, 22.22 kilometers (13.81 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,292, ranked 1,341 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 98.40 square kilometers, ranked 409 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,462 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.49%, ranked 1,402 out of 1,634

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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