Malinao, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count29
Postal code4512
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)107.50 km2 (41.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,301
Density (2015)421 / km2 (1,091 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 24' North, 123° 42' East (13.3974, 123.7049)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.6 meters (24.9 feet)

Malinao is a coastal municipality in the province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 107.50 square kilometers or 41.51 square miles which constitutes 4.17% of Albay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,301. This represented 3.45% of the total population of Albay province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 421 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,091 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malinao has 29 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)
Awang0.77%3473363.27%0.62%
Bagatangki1.70%77256935.68%5.98%
Bagumbayan1.74%78869912.73%2.31%
Balading6.85%3,1042,9963.60%0.68%
Balza4.60%2,0842,0611.12%0.21%
Bariw3.36%1,5241,35312.64%2.29%
Baybay3.82%1,7301,6475.04%0.94%
Bulang2.27%1,02886418.98%3.36%
Burabod1.85%8378360.12%0.02%
Cabunturan1.27%577681-15.27%-3.11%
Comun3.91%1,7721,6725.98%1.11%
Diaro1.96%8898850.45%0.09%
Estancia9.48%4,2933,9877.67%1.42%
Jonop4.47%2,0242,0090.75%0.14%
Labnig7.68%3,4793,4102.02%0.38%
Libod2.35%1,06594912.22%2.22%
Malolos1.89%8567859.04%1.66%
Matalipni4.28%1,9391,8634.08%0.76%
Ogob4.40%1,9921,9750.86%0.16%
Pawa2.69%1,2171,10310.34%1.89%
Payahan3.12%1,4141,3901.73%0.33%
Poblacion1.45%65757015.26%2.74%
Quinarabasahan1.81%82173511.70%2.13%
Santa Elena2.50%1,1331,01811.30%2.06%
Soa2.98%1,3521,2488.33%1.54%
Sugcad3.94%1,7841,61510.46%1.91%
Tagoytoy5.13%2,3232,2174.78%0.89%
Tanawan3.84%1,7391,6386.17%1.15%
Tuliw3.89%1,7611,6596.15%1.14%
Malinao Total45,30142,7705.92%1.10%

Historical population

The population of Malinao grew from 16,926 in 1960 to 45,301 in 2015, an increase of 28,375 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,531 people, from the previous population of 42,770 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,926
22,9783.04%
24,8891.62%
28,3722.65%
31,3491.00%
33,8721.46%
36,2311.45%
39,5161.20%
42,7702.92%
45,3011.10%

Location

The municipal center of Malinao is situated at approximately 13° 24' North, 123° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.6 meters or 24.9 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 Malinao are Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, Iriga, Sorsogon City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Tiwi, Malilipot, Bacacay, Santo Domingo, Buhi, and Camalig. Its distance from the national capital is 322.64 kilometers (200.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tiwi, Albay, 7.13 kilometers (4.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)
  • Malilipot, Albay, 9.44 kilometers (5.87 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S23°E)
  • Bacacay, Albay, 14.89 kilometers (9.25 miles) to the Southeast (S39°E)
  • Santo Domingo, Albay, 19.40 kilometers (12.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Buhi, Camarines Sur, 20.81 kilometers (12.93 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N79°W)
  • Camalig, Albay, 24.49 kilometers (15.21 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 322.64 kilometers (200.48 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,301, ranked 598 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.51 square kilometers, ranked 992 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 421 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 472 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 995 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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