Jabonga, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count15
Postal code8607
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)293.00 km2 (113.13 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,184
Density (2015)79 / km2 (205 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 21' North, 125° 31' East (9.3425, 125.5163)
Estimated elevation above sea level48.9 meters (160.5 feet)

Jabonga is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 293.00 square kilometers or 113.13 square miles which constitutes 10.73% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,184. This represented 6.54% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 79 inhabitants per square kilometer or 205 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jabonga 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)
A. Beltran4.67%1,0831,149-5.74%-1.12%
Baleguian9.63%2,2322,1364.49%0.84%
Bangonay13.47%3,1223,0731.59%0.30%
Bunga2.75%638951-32.91%-7.32%
Colorado7.26%1,6831,5707.20%1.33%
Cuyago8.12%1,8832,015-6.55%-1.28%
Libas5.97%1,3841,455-4.88%-0.95%
Magdagooc6.39%1,4821,4641.23%0.23%
Magsaysay4.45%1,0311,155-10.74%-2.14%
Maraiging2.23%5185072.17%0.41%
Poblacion16.49%3,8223,7132.94%0.55%
San Jose3.38%784977-19.75%-4.10%
San Pablo4.90%1,13695718.70%3.32%
San Vicente6.62%1,5341,747-12.19%-2.45%
Santo Niño3.67%852964-11.62%-2.32%
Jabonga Total23,18423,833-2.72%-0.52%

Historical population

The population of Jabonga grew from 14,721 in 1960 to 23,184 in 2015, an increase of 8,463 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.52%, or a decrease of 649 people, from the previous population of 23,833 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,721
12,129-1.88%
14,7423.99%
15,9121.54%
18,6101.58%
20,1961.54%
20,5010.32%
23,0521.63%
23,8331.22%
23,184-0.52%

Location

The municipal center of Jabonga is situated at approximately 9° 21' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.9 meters or 160.5 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 Jabonga are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Surigao City, Gingoog, Bayugan, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are Santiago, Kitcharao, Alegria, Tubay, Mainit, and Tubod. Its distance from the national capital is 762.22 kilometers (473.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 762.22 kilometers (473.62 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,184, ranked 1,166 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 113.13 square kilometers, ranked 330 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 79 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,412 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.52%, ranked 1,594 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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