Bagac
Province of Bataan

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count14
Postal code2107
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Area (2007)231.20 km2
(89.27 sq. mi)
Population (2015)26,936
Density (2015)117 per km2
(302 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 36' North, 120° 24' East
(14.5967 ° N, 120.3922 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
18.7 meters
(61.3 feet)
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Bagac is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 231.20 square kilometers or 89.27 square miles which constitutes 16.84% of Bataan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 26,936 representing 3.54% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 117 inhabitants per square kilometer or 302 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Bagac has 14 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Atilano L. Ricardo9.08%2,4472,22410.03%1.84%
Bagumbayan7.34%1,9781,76612.00%2.18%
Banawang10.34%2,7842,6903.49%0.66%
Binuangan2.28%6136090.66%0.12%
Binukawan8.75%2,3562,2932.75%0.52%
Ibaba6.27%1,6891,760-4.03%-0.78%
Ibis6.16%1,6601,40717.98%3.20%
Pag‑asa12.14%3,2713,456-5.35%-1.04%
Parang12.06%3,2483,0735.69%1.06%
Paysawan2.71%7316807.50%1.39%
Quinawan2.13%5745533.80%0.71%
San Antonio5.36%1,4451,29511.58%2.11%
Saysain10.61%2,8592,53912.60%2.29%
Tabing‑Ilog4.76%1,2811,2234.74%0.89%
Bagac Total26,93625,5685.35%1.00%
Historical population

The population of Bagac grew from 6,889 in 1960 to 26,936 in 2015, an increase of 20,047 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 1,368 people, from the previous population of 25,568 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 156,889
1970 May 69,2682.94%
1975 May 110,6762.88%
1980 May 113,1094.19%
1990 May 118,2413.36%
1995 Sep 120,9062.59%
2000 May 122,3531.45%
2007 Aug 124,2021.10%
2010 May 125,5682.02%
2015 Aug 126,9361.00%
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The town center of Bagac is situated at approximately 14° 36' North, 120° 24' East, which has an elevation estimated at 18.7 meters or 61.3 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 Bagac are Balanga, Olongapo, Malolos, San Fernando, Cavite City, and General Trias. The nearest municipalities are Morong, Pilar, Mariveles, Abucay, Orion, and Limay. Its distance from the national capital is 63.33 kilometers (39.35 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Morong, Bataan, 16.37 kilometers (10.17 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)
  • Pilar, Bataan, 18.97 kilometers (11.78 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • Mariveles, Bataan, 20.73 kilometers (12.88 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 20.64 kilometers (12.83 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Orion, Bataan, 20.42 kilometers (12.69 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Limay, Bataan, 22.17 kilometers (13.77 miles) to the East (S80°E)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 18.45 kilometers (11.47 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Olongapo, 28.49 kilometers (17.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 52.61 kilometers (32.69 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 57.77 kilometers (35.90 miles) to the Northeast (N34°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 57.12 kilometers (35.49 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S77°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 57.56 kilometers (35.77 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S66°E)

Distance from Manila: 63.33 kilometers (39.35 miles) to the East (S89°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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