Sablan
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count8
Postal code2614
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)105.63 km2
(40.78 sq. mi)
Population (2015)11,457
Density (2015)108 per km2
(281 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 30' North, 120° 29' East
(16.4959 ° N, 120.4880 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
599.9 meters
(1,967.6 feet)
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Sablan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 105.63 square kilometers or 40.78 square miles which constitutes 3.81% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 11,457 representing 2.58% of the total population of Benguet province, or 0.67% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 108 inhabitants per square kilometer or 281 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sablan has 8 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bagong6.15%705764-7.72%-1.52%
Balluay4.68%5365075.72%1.06%
Banangan15.78%1,8081,7562.96%0.56%
Banengbeng9.36%1,0721,108-3.25%-0.63%
Bayabas21.53%2,4672,06819.29%3.42%
Kamog12.81%1,4681,06437.97%6.32%
Pappa5.18%593594-0.17%-0.03%
Poblacion24.51%2,8082,6505.96%1.11%
Sablan Total11,45710,5119.00%1.65%
Historical population

The population of Sablan grew from 4,741 in 1960 to 11,457 in 2015, an increase of 6,716 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 946 people, from the previous population of 10,511 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 154,741
1970 May 65,6811.79%
1975 May 17,3455.29%
1980 May 17,9001.47%
1990 May 18,4400.66%
1995 Sep 19,1701.57%
2000 May 19,6521.10%
2007 Aug 110,8901.68%
2010 May 110,511-1.28%
2015 Aug 111,4571.65%
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The town center of Sablan is situated at approximately 16° 30' North, 120° 29' East, which has an elevation estimated at 599.9 meters or 1,967.6 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 Sablan are Baguio, San Fernando, Dagupan, Urdaneta, San Carlos, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Burgos, Naguilian, La Trinidad, Bagulin, Tuba, and Kapangan. Its distance from the national capital is 217.33 kilometers (135.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 217.33 kilometers (135.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°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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