Tublay, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (452 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 29' North, 120° 38' East (16.4751, 120.6329)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,403.0 meters (4,601.7 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,892. This represented 4.03% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.04% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 174 inhabitants per square kilometer or 452 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tublay has 8 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,843
7,4132.36%
8,6103.05%
9,6862.38%
11,4791.71%
13,2632.74%
13,6720.65%
15,0961.38%
16,5553.42%
17,8921.49%

Location

The municipal center of Tublay is situated at approximately 16° 29' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,403.0 meters or 4,601.7 feet above mean sea level.

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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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,892, ranked 1,324 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.59 square kilometers, ranked 1,029 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 174 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,071 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.49%, ranked 665 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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