Jabonga
Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
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 per km2
(205 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 21' North, 125° 31' East
(9.3425 ° N, 125.5163 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
48.9 meters
(160.5 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 23,184 representing 6.54% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 79 inhabitants per square kilometer or 205 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Jabonga has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1514,721
1970 May 612,129-1.88%
1975 May 114,7423.99%
1980 May 115,9121.54%
1990 May 118,6101.58%
1995 Sep 120,1961.54%
2000 May 120,5010.32%
2007 Aug 123,0521.63%
2010 May 123,8331.22%
2015 Aug 123,184-0.52%
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The town center of Jabonga is situated at approximately 9° 21' North, 125° 31' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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