Tubay, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count13
Postal code8606
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)138.09 km2 (53.32 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,932
Density (2015)181 / km2 (468 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 10' North, 125° 31' East (9.1650, 125.5226)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.1 meters (33.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 138.09 square kilometers or 53.32 square miles which constitutes 5.06% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,932. This represented 7.03% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.96% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 181 inhabitants per square kilometer or 468 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tubay has 13 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)
Binuangan5.50%1,3721,13920.46%3.61%
Cabayawa5.58%1,3911,3354.19%0.79%
Doña Rosario11.03%2,7502,33117.98%3.20%
Doña Telesfora13.56%3,3802,47036.84%6.15%
La Fraternidad12.77%3,1831,93364.67%9.96%
Lawigan2.67%66652028.08%4.82%
Poblacion 16.92%1,7251,6474.74%0.88%
Poblacion 211.55%2,8792,50115.11%2.72%
Santa Ana12.48%3,1112,50124.39%4.24%
Tagmamarkay7.32%1,8251,845-1.08%-0.21%
Tagpangahoy2.08%51943419.59%3.46%
Tinigbasan4.01%1,00179625.75%4.46%
Victory4.53%1,13097416.02%2.87%
Tubay Total24,93220,42622.06%3.87%

Historical population

The population of Remedios T. Romualdez grew from 10,490 in 1990 to 16,058 in 2015, an increase of 5,568 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.39%, or an increase of 323 people, from the previous population of 15,735 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,490
12,6213.53%
13,3591.23%
14,9761.59%
15,7351.82%
16,0580.39%

Location

The municipal center of Tubay is situated at approximately 9° 10' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.0 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 Tubay are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Gingoog, Surigao City, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are Santiago, Remedios T. Romualdez, Magallanes, Jabonga, Buenavista, and Nasipit. Its distance from the national capital is 777.80 kilometers (483.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 777.80 kilometers (483.30 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,932, ranked 1,100 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 53.32 square kilometers, ranked 808 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 181 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,046 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.87%, ranked 61 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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