Pio Duran, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count33
Postal code4516
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBurias Pass
Area (2007)133.70 km2 (51.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)46,693
Density (2015)349 / km2 (905 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 3' North, 123° 27' East (13.0429, 123.4536)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.7 meters (58.2 feet)

Pio Duran, formerly known as Malacbalac, is a coastal municipality in the province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 133.70 square kilometers or 51.62 square miles which constitutes 5.19% of Albay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 46,693. This represented 3.55% of the total population of Albay province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 349 inhabitants per square kilometer or 905 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pio Duran has 33 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)
Agol2.43%1,1351,240-8.47%-1.67%
Alabangpuro1.79%8358310.48%0.09%
Banawan6.93%3,2353,1492.73%0.51%
Barangay I8.72%4,0704,0480.54%0.10%
Barangay II3.85%1,7961,7105.03%0.94%
Barangay III2.11%9861,075-8.28%-1.63%
Barangay IV3.15%1,4721,637-10.08%-2.00%
Barangay V5.06%2,3622,1778.50%1.57%
Basicao Coastal4.93%2,3002,333-1.41%-0.27%
Basicao Interior1.28%59949920.04%3.54%
Binodegahan5.39%2,5172,3198.54%1.57%
Buenavista2.67%1,2471,1538.15%1.50%
Buyo0.97%4524227.11%1.32%
Caratagan9.71%4,5364,04912.03%2.19%
Cuyaoyao3.47%1,6181,6160.12%0.02%
Flores3.02%1,4101,3186.98%1.29%
La Medalla3.93%1,8371,64711.54%2.10%
Lawinon2.74%1,2801,2601.59%0.30%
Macasitas1.09%5084727.63%1.41%
Malapay2.33%1,0871,0355.02%0.94%
Malidong4.42%2,0622,0411.03%0.20%
Mamlad1.08%5034834.14%0.78%
Marigondon3.35%1,5621,4894.90%0.92%
Matanglad1.46%6816553.97%0.74%
Nablangbulod1.41%657689-4.64%-0.90%
Oringon1.43%6676551.83%0.35%
Palapas2.53%1,1811,1096.49%1.20%
Panganiran1.33%6215865.97%1.11%
Rawis1.87%87577213.34%2.41%
Salvacion1.33%62155212.50%2.27%
Santo Cristo0.97%45139813.32%2.41%
Sukip1.86%8688393.46%0.65%
Tibabo1.42%662770-14.03%-2.84%
Pio Duran Total46,69345,0283.70%0.69%

Historical population

The population of Pio Duran grew from 26,443 in 1970 to 46,693 in 2015, an increase of 20,250 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 1,665 people, from the previous population of 45,028 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,443
31,1883.37%
33,8351.64%
36,8590.86%
41,8502.41%
44,4231.29%
44,9720.17%
45,0280.05%
46,6930.69%

Location

The municipal center of Pio Duran is situated at approximately 13° 3' North, 123° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.7 meters or 58.2 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 Pio Duran are Ligao, Legazpi, Iriga, Tabaco, Sorsogon City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Jovellar, Donsol, Guinobatan, Oas, Camalig, and Claveria. Its distance from the national capital is 317.56 kilometers (197.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Jovellar, Albay, 16.16 kilometers (10.04 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • Donsol, Sorsogon, 21.71 kilometers (13.49 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Guinobatan, Albay, 22.82 kilometers (14.18 miles) to the Northeast (N44°E)
  • Oas, Albay, 24.27 kilometers (15.08 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Camalig, Albay, 26.70 kilometers (16.59 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Claveria, Masbate, 27.36 kilometers (17.00 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 317.56 kilometers (197.33 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 46,693, ranked 575 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 51.62 square kilometers, ranked 827 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 349 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 571 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 1,309 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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