Polangui, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,573 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 18' North, 123° 29' East (13.2937, 123.4843)
Estimated elevation above sea level27.4 meters (89.9 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 88,221. This represented 6.71% of the total population of Albay province, or 1.52% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 607 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,573 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Polangui has 44 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
38,374
48,5862.33%
52,5411.58%
55,6101.14%
61,5561.02%
67,3141.69%
70,4510.98%
77,1221.26%
82,3072.40%
88,2211.33%

Location

The municipal center of Polangui is situated at approximately 13° 18' North, 123° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 88,221, ranked 225 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.10 square kilometers, ranked 768 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 607 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 303 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.33%, ranked 785 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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