Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Oriental Mindoro
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CapitalCalapan
Total local government units
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 per km2
(516 per sq. mi)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 844,059 representing 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 such figures, the population density is computed at 199 inhabitants per square kilometer or 516 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

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

Local government units

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

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Bacomun37,215
(4.41%)
35,0601.14%216.23 km2
(83.49 sq mi)
172 per km2
(446 per sq mi)
27
Bansudmun40,992
(4.86%)
38,3411.28%343.47 km2
(132.61 sq mi)
119 per km2
(309 per sq mi)
13
Bongabongmun72,073
(8.54%)
66,5691.52%498.20 km2
(192.36 sq mi)
145 per km2
(375 per sq mi)
36
Bulalacaomun39,107
(4.63%)
33,7542.84%321.86 km2
(124.27 sq mi)
122 per km2
(315 per sq mi)
15
Calapancity (CC), capital, regional center133,893
(15.86%)
124,1731.45%250.06 km2
(96.55 sq mi)
535 per km2
(1,387 per sq mi)
62
Gloriamun45,073
(5.34%)
42,0121.35%245.52 km2
(94.80 sq mi)
184 per km2
(475 per sq mi)
27
Mansalaymun54,533
(6.46%)
51,7051.02%446.62 km2
(172.44 sq mi)
122 per km2
(316 per sq mi)
17
Naujanmun102,998
(12.20%)
94,4971.65%503.10 km2
(194.25 sq mi)
205 per km2
(530 per sq mi)
70
Pinamalayanmun86,172
(10.21%)
81,6661.03%282.26 km2
(108.98 sq mi)
305 per km2
(791 per sq mi)
37
Polamun34,701
(4.11%)
32,9840.97%159.34 km2
(61.52 sq mi)
218 per km2
(564 per sq mi)
23
Puerto Galeramun36,606
(4.34%)
32,5212.28%247.85 km2
(95.70 sq mi)
148 per km2
(383 per sq mi)
13
Roxasmun53,201
(6.30%)
49,8541.24%85.26 km2
(32.92 sq mi)
624 per km2
(1,616 per sq mi)
20
San Teodoromun17,904
(2.12%)
15,8102.40%341.00 km2
(131.66 sq mi)
53 per km2
(136 per sq mi)
8
Socorromun39,099
(4.63%)
38,3480.37%151.38 km2
(58.45 sq mi)
258 per km2
(669 per sq mi)
26
Victoriamun50,492
(5.98%)
48,3080.85%146.23 km2
(56.46 sq mi)
345 per km2
(894 per sq mi)
32
Oriental Mindoro Total844,059785,6021.38%4,238.38 km2
(1,636.45 sq mi)
199 per km2
(516 per 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 226,359
1918 Dec 3143,7383.25%
1939 Jan 192,5303.82%
1948 Oct 1124,5563.10%
1960 Feb 15228,9985.50%
1970 May 6328,3643.59%
1975 May 1388,7443.45%
1980 May 1446,9382.83%
1990 May 1550,0492.10%
1995 Sep 1608,6161.91%
2000 May 1681,8182.47%
2007 Aug 1735,7691.06%
2010 May 1785,6022.41%
2015 Aug 1844,0591.38%

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.
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