Malinao
Province of Albay

Summary data
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 per km2
(1,091 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 24' North, 123° 42' East
(13.3974 ° N, 123.7049 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
7.6 meters
(24.9 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 45,301 representing 3.45% of the total population of Albay province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 421 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,091 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Malinao has 29 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [1.00%, 3.04%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1516,926
1970 May 622,9783.04%
1975 May 124,8891.62%
1980 May 128,3722.65%
1990 May 131,3491.00%
1995 Sep 133,8721.46%
2000 May 136,2311.45%
2007 Aug 139,5161.20%
2010 May 142,7702.92%
2015 Aug 145,3011.10%
Map

The town center of Malinao is situated at approximately 13° 24' North, 123° 42' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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