Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Oriental Mindoro
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
Cities1
Municipalities14
Barangays426
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea, Tablas Strait, Verde island Passage
Area (2007)4,238.38 km2 (1,636.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)844,059
Density (2015)199 / km2 (516 / sq mi)

Oriental Mindoro is a province in the Philippines situated in the MIMAROPA region grouped under the Luzon island group. Its capital is the City of Calapan.

The province has a land area of 4,238.38 square kilometers or 1,636.45 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 844,059. This represented 28.48% of the total population of the MIMAROPA region, 1.47% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.84% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 199 inhabitants per square kilometer or 516 inhabitants per square mile.

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Oriental Mindoro is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Verde island Passage, Sibuyan Sea, Tablas Strait, and Occidental Mindoro.

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Local government units

Oriental Mindoro has 14 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 426.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Bacomunicipality37,21535,0601.14%216.23 km2 (83.49 sq mi)172 / km2 (446 / sq mi)27
Bansudmunicipality40,99238,3411.28%343.47 km2 (132.61 sq mi)119 / km2 (309 / sq mi)13
Bongabongmunicipality72,07366,5691.52%498.20 km2 (192.36 sq mi)145 / km2 (375 / sq mi)36
Bulalacaomunicipality39,10733,7542.84%321.86 km2 (124.27 sq mi)122 / km2 (315 / sq mi)15
Calapancity (CC), capital, regional center133,893124,1731.45%250.06 km2 (96.55 sq mi)535 / km2 (1,387 / sq mi)62
Gloriamunicipality45,07342,0121.35%245.52 km2 (94.80 sq mi)184 / km2 (475 / sq mi)27
Mansalaymunicipality54,53351,7051.02%446.62 km2 (172.44 sq mi)122 / km2 (316 / sq mi)17
Naujanmunicipality102,99894,4971.65%503.10 km2 (194.25 sq mi)205 / km2 (530 / sq mi)70
Pinamalayanmunicipality86,17281,6661.03%282.26 km2 (108.98 sq mi)305 / km2 (791 / sq mi)37
Polamunicipality34,70132,9840.97%159.34 km2 (61.52 sq mi)218 / km2 (564 / sq mi)23
Puerto Galeramunicipality36,60632,5212.28%247.85 km2 (95.70 sq mi)148 / km2 (383 / sq mi)13
Roxasmunicipality53,20149,8541.24%85.26 km2 (32.92 sq mi)624 / km2 (1,616 / sq mi)20
San Teodoromunicipality17,90415,8102.40%341.00 km2 (131.66 sq mi)53 / km2 (136 / sq mi)8
Socorromunicipality39,09938,3480.37%151.38 km2 (58.45 sq mi)258 / km2 (669 / sq mi)26
Victoriamunicipality50,49248,3080.85%146.23 km2 (56.46 sq mi)345 / km2 (894 / sq mi)32
Oriental Mindoro Total844,059785,6021.38%4,238.38 km2 (1,636.45 sq mi)199 / km2 (516 / sq mi)426

Historical population

The population of Oriental Mindoro grew from 228,998 in 1960 to 844,059 in 2015, an increase of 615,061 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 58,457 people, from the previous population of 785,602 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,359
43,7383.25%
92,5303.82%
124,5563.10%
228,9985.50%
328,3643.59%
388,7443.45%
446,9382.83%
550,0492.10%
608,6161.91%
681,8182.47%
735,7691.06%
785,6022.41%
844,0591.38%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Oriental Mindoro as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Calapan Airport Road
  • Calapan North Road
  • Calapan South Road
  • PC Barracks Road (MR)

Tertiary Roads

  • Cadre Road
  • CSR Junction-Minas Road
  • CSR Junction-Pola Road
  • Governor-Murphy Street

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 844,059, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,636.45 square kilometers, ranked 29 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 199 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 43 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 32 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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