Province of Albay

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
Barangay count18
Postal code4510
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)44.13 km2
(17.04 sq. mi)
Population (2015)37,785
Density (2015)856 per km2
(2,217 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 19' North, 123° 44' East
(13.3190 ° N, 123.7393 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
11.2 meters
(36.6 feet)
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Malilipot is a coastal municipality in the province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 44.13 square kilometers or 17.04 square miles which constitutes 1.71% of Albay's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 37,785 representing 2.87% of the total population of Albay province, or 0.65% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 856 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,217 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Malilipot has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.



Growth Rate
Barangay I5.70%2,1522,0753.71%0.70%
Barangay II1.58%59754010.56%1.93%
Barangay III3.43%1,2951,16411.25%2.05%
Barangay IV4.27%1,6141,5245.91%1.10%
Barangay V3.35%1,2641,12212.66%2.29%
San Antonio Santicon2.09%7917623.81%0.71%
San Antonio Sulong2.10%7947920.25%0.05%
San Francisco4.14%1,5651,4766.03%1.12%
San Isidro Ilawod9.81%3,7053,5285.02%0.94%
San Isidro Iraya12.40%4,6864,3308.22%1.52%
San Jose13.52%5,1104,7158.38%1.54%
San Roque6.03%2,2772,04711.24%2.05%
Santa Cruz4.39%1,6591,5993.75%0.70%
Santa Teresa6.81%2,5732,5650.31%0.06%
Malilipot Total37,78535,5676.24%1.16%
Historical population

The population of Malilipot grew from 13,076 in 1960 to 37,785 in 2015, an increase of 24,709 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.39%, 3.28%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 2,218 people, from the previous population of 35,567 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,076
1970 May 617,4552.87%
1975 May 120,4973.28%
1980 May 123,2382.54%
1990 May 124,1600.39%
1995 Sep 126,8341.99%
2000 May 129,5412.08%
2007 Aug 133,5931.79%
2010 May 135,5672.10%
2015 Aug 137,7851.16%

The town center of Malilipot is situated at approximately 13° 19' North, 123° 44' East, which has an elevation estimated at 11.2 meters or 36.6 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Malilipot are Tabaco, Legazpi, Ligao, Iriga, Sorsogon City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Bacacay, Malinao, Santo Domingo, Tiwi, Camalig, and Daraga. Its distance from the national capital is 329.68 kilometers (204.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Bacacay, Albay, 6.34 kilometers (3.94 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)
  • Malinao, Albay, 9.44 kilometers (5.87 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Santo Domingo, Albay, 9.96 kilometers (6.19 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Tiwi, Albay, 16.57 kilometers (10.30 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Camalig, Albay, 17.73 kilometers (11.02 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Daraga, Albay, 19.15 kilometers (11.90 miles) to the South (S8°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 329.68 kilometers (204.86 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)


  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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