Tublay
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count8
Postal code2615
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)102.55 km2
(39.59 sq. mi)
Population (2015)17,892
Density (2015)174 per km2
(452 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 29' North, 120° 38' East
(16.4751 ° N, 120.6329 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
1,403.0 meters
(4,601.7 feet)
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Tublay is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 102.55 square kilometers or 39.59 square miles which constitutes 3.70% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,892 representing 4.03% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.04% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 174 inhabitants per square kilometer or 452 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tublay 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)
Ambassador28.84%5,1604,7997.52%1.39%
Ambongdolan5.41%968980-1.22%-0.23%
Ba‑ayan9.97%1,7841,7362.76%0.52%
Basil7.14%1,2781,1986.68%1.24%
Caponga24.01%4,2954,0496.08%1.13%
Daclan13.29%2,3781,93722.77%3.98%
Tublay Central4.80%858896-4.24%-0.82%
Tuel6.54%1,17196021.98%3.86%
Tublay Total17,89216,5558.08%1.49%
Historical population

The population of Tublay grew from 5,843 in 1960 to 17,892 in 2015, an increase of 12,049 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 1,337 people, from the previous population of 16,555 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,843
1970 May 67,4132.36%
1975 May 18,6103.05%
1980 May 19,6862.38%
1990 May 111,4791.71%
1995 Sep 113,2632.74%
2000 May 113,6720.65%
2007 Aug 115,0961.38%
2010 May 116,5553.42%
2015 Aug 117,8921.49%
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The town center of Tublay is situated at approximately 16° 29' North, 120° 38' East, which has an elevation estimated at 1,403.0 meters or 4,601.7 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 Tublay are Baguio, San Fernando, Urdaneta, Dagupan, San Carlos, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are La Trinidad, Kapangan, Tuba, Itogon, Sablan, and Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 211.82 kilometers (131.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • La Trinidad, Benguet, 4.97 kilometers (3.09 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Kapangan, Benguet, 11.68 kilometers (7.26 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Tuba, Benguet, 11.84 kilometers (7.36 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Itogon, Benguet, 13.64 kilometers (8.48 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)
  • Sablan, Benguet, 15.64 kilometers (9.72 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Burgos, La Union, 20.83 kilometers (12.95 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 211.82 kilometers (131.62 miles) to the South (S10°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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