Manito, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count15
Postal code4514
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesAlbay Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)107.40 km2 (41.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,707
Density (2015)230 / km2 (596 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 7' North, 123° 52' East (13.1244, 123.8697)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.6 meters (80.8 feet)

Manito is a coastal municipality in the province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 107.40 square kilometers or 41.47 square miles which constitutes 4.17% of Albay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,707. This represented 1.88% of the total population of Albay province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 230 inhabitants per square kilometer or 596 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Manito has 15 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)
Balabagon2.05%507561-9.63%-1.91%
Balasbas6.40%1,5811,39913.01%2.36%
Bamban4.09%1,0109674.45%0.83%
Buyo16.34%4,0383,57512.95%2.35%
Cabacongan3.82%945946-0.11%-0.02%
Cabit4.42%1,0931,0721.96%0.37%
Cawayan7.31%1,8051,6658.41%1.55%
Cawit4.10%1,0131,0110.20%0.04%
Holugan4.85%1,1991,1652.92%0.55%
It‑Ba14.52%3,5883,19212.41%2.25%
Malobago3.88%9589451.38%0.26%
Manumbalay4.04%99881222.91%4.01%
Nagotgot10.16%2,5102,3666.09%1.13%
Pawa9.30%2,2972,1148.66%1.59%
Tinapian4.72%1,1651,02913.22%2.39%
Manito Total24,70722,8198.27%1.53%

Historical population

The population of Manito grew from 9,746 in 1960 to 24,707 in 2015, an increase of 14,961 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.52%, or an increase of 1,888 people, from the previous population of 22,819 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,746
12,0622.11%
13,6472.51%
15,4162.47%
16,0110.38%
18,4512.69%
20,4202.20%
21,6520.81%
22,8191.93%
24,7071.52%

Location

The municipal center of Manito is situated at approximately 13° 7' North, 123° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.6 meters or 80.8 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 Manito are Legazpi, Sorsogon City, Tabaco, Ligao, Iriga, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Santo Domingo, Daraga, Castilla, Bacacay, Camalig, and Malilipot. Its distance from the national capital is 351.98 kilometers (218.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Santo Domingo, Albay, 15.99 kilometers (9.93 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)
  • Daraga, Albay, 17.18 kilometers (10.67 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Castilla, Sorsogon, 19.31 kilometers (12.00 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Bacacay, Albay, 20.46 kilometers (12.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Camalig, Albay, 24.10 kilometers (14.97 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Malilipot, Albay, 25.75 kilometers (16.00 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 351.98 kilometers (218.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,707, ranked 1,108 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.47 square kilometers, ranked 993 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 230 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.53%, ranked 638 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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