Polangui
Province of Albay

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count44
Postal code4506
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)145.30 km2
(56.10 sq. mi)
Population (2015)88,221
Density (2015)607 per km2
(1,573 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 18' North, 123° 29' East
(13.2937 ° N, 123.4843 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
27.4 meters
(89.9 feet)
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Polangui is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 145.30 square kilometers or 56.10 square miles which constitutes 5.64% of Albay's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 88,221 representing 6.71% of the total population of Albay province, or 1.52% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 607 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,573 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Polangui has 44 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agos4.12%3,6313,3568.19%1.51%
Alnay2.72%2,3982,1949.30%1.71%
Alomon1.46%1,2851,16710.11%1.85%
Amoguis0.57%506518-2.32%-0.45%
Anopol1.31%1,1551,0856.45%1.20%
Apad1.89%1,6651,32325.85%4.47%
Balaba1.92%1,6971,35525.24%4.38%
Balangibang1.95%1,7161,6007.25%1.34%
Balinad3.69%3,2563,0327.39%1.37%
Basud4.25%3,7523,40810.09%1.85%
Binagbangan1.05%9229180.44%0.08%
Buyo1.21%1,0669907.68%1.42%
Centro Occidental4.06%3,5783,3845.73%1.07%
Centro Oriental2.71%2,3932,2645.70%1.06%
Cepres1.73%1,5291,4148.13%1.50%
Cotmon0.74%65252923.25%4.06%
Cotnogan1.87%1,6521,40517.58%3.13%
Danao1.28%1,13187928.67%4.92%
Gabon3.83%3,3813,2234.90%0.92%
Gamot1.61%1,4241,3952.08%0.39%
Itaran2.16%1,9021,7409.31%1.71%
Kinale2.72%2,4022,2048.98%1.65%
Kinuartilan0.67%5945871.19%0.23%
La Medalla0.97%8558411.66%0.31%
La Purisima0.65%572613-6.69%-1.31%
Lanigay4.34%3,8303,5926.63%1.23%
Lidong1.77%1,5631,35515.35%2.76%
Lourdes0.83%73359423.40%4.08%
Magpanambo1.52%1,3421,361-1.40%-0.27%
Magurang4.40%3,8843,8460.99%0.19%
Matacon4.99%4,3984,1486.03%1.12%
Maynaga1.53%1,3491,361-0.88%-0.17%
Maysua1.14%1,00489112.68%2.30%
Mendez1.16%1,0259913.43%0.64%
Napo3.91%3,4483,11310.76%1.97%
Pinagdapugan1.10%9698889.12%1.68%
Ponso5.71%5,0394,9272.27%0.43%
Salvacion1.37%1,2081,08811.03%2.01%
San Roque1.91%1,6871,53310.05%1.84%
Santa Cruz0.72%639652-1.99%-0.38%
Santa Teresita0.97%855927-7.77%-1.53%
Santicon3.26%2,8782,7444.88%0.91%
Sugcad4.52%3,9863,6379.60%1.76%
Ubaliw3.71%3,2703,2351.08%0.21%
Polangui Total88,22182,3077.19%1.33%
Historical population

The population of Polangui grew from 38,374 in 1960 to 88,221 in 2015, an increase of 49,847 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.98%, 2.40%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.33%, or an increase of 5,914 people, from the previous population of 82,307 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1538,374
1970 May 648,5862.33%
1975 May 152,5411.58%
1980 May 155,6101.14%
1990 May 161,5561.02%
1995 Sep 167,3141.69%
2000 May 170,4510.98%
2007 Aug 177,1221.26%
2010 May 182,3072.40%
2015 Aug 188,2211.33%
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The town center of Polangui is situated at approximately 13° 18' North, 123° 29' East, which has an elevation estimated at 27.4 meters or 89.9 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 Polangui are Ligao, Iriga, Tabaco, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Oas, Libon, Bato, Buhi, Guinobatan, and Nabua. Its distance from the national capital is 306.31 kilometers (190.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 306.31 kilometers (190.33 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°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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