Orion, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count23
Postal code2102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,002
Density (2015)856 / km2 (2,218 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 37' North, 120° 35' East (14.6198, 120.5802)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.0 meters (29.5 feet)

Orion is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 65.41 square kilometers or 25.25 square miles which constitutes 4.76% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,002. This represented 7.36% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 856 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,218 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Orion has 23 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)
Arellano1.15%644659-2.28%-0.44%
Bagumbayan2.34%1,3091,3090.00%0.00%
Balagtas3.51%1,9631,8337.09%1.31%
Balut2.48%1,3911,2878.08%1.49%
Bantan2.51%1,4031,421-1.27%-0.24%
Bilolo12.15%6,8035,84216.45%2.94%
Calungusan2.87%1,6101,4798.86%1.63%
Camachile2.83%1,5871,645-3.53%-0.68%
Daang Bago1.73%9691,016-4.63%-0.90%
Daang Bilolo4.90%2,7452,5437.94%1.47%
Daang Pare11.24%6,2974,28746.89%7.60%
General Lim7.06%3,9563,21323.12%4.04%
Kapunitan9.35%5,2375,0363.99%0.75%
Lati1.99%1,1131,368-18.64%-3.85%
Lusungan2.94%1,6471,6380.55%0.10%
Puting Buhangin4.81%2,6962,6003.69%0.69%
Sabatan6.52%3,6513,29410.84%1.98%
San Vicente2.48%1,3911,3602.28%0.43%
Santa Elena3.10%1,7361,50115.66%2.81%
Santo Domingo7.33%4,1073,8277.32%1.35%
Villa Angeles2.07%1,1611,480-21.55%-4.52%
Wakas1.37%7681,008-23.81%-5.05%
Wawa3.25%1,8181,8080.55%0.11%
Orion Total56,00251,4548.84%1.63%

Historical population

The population of Orion grew from 14,672 in 1960 to 56,002 in 2015, an increase of 41,330 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 4,548 people, from the previous population of 51,454 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,672
19,6722.91%
24,2834.32%
28,0492.92%
35,2632.32%
39,5372.17%
44,0672.35%
49,1641.52%
51,4541.67%
56,0021.63%

Location

The municipal center of Orion is situated at approximately 14° 37' North, 120° 35' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.5 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 Orion are Balanga, Malolos, Cavite City, Olongapo, Navotas, and Valenzuela. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Limay, Abucay, Samal, Orani, and Bagac. Its distance from the national capital is 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Bataan, 5.99 kilometers (3.72 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Limay, Bataan, 6.53 kilometers (4.06 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 12.25 kilometers (7.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Samal, Bataan, 17.04 kilometers (10.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Orani, Bataan, 20.56 kilometers (12.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)
  • Bagac, Bataan, 20.42 kilometers (12.69 miles) to the West (S83°W)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 7.85 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 34.89 kilometers (21.68 miles) to the Northeast (N45°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 38.57 kilometers (23.96 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Olongapo, 39.61 kilometers (24.61 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Navotas, 39.81 kilometers (24.74 miles) to the East (N84°E)
  • Valenzuela, 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)

Distance from Manila: 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles) to the East (S86°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,002, ranked 455 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.25 square kilometers, ranked 1,276 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 856 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 210 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.63%, ranked 570 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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