Tubigon
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count34
Postal code6329
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)81.87 km2
(31.61 sq. mi)
Population (2015)45,893
Density (2015)561 per km2
(1,452 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 57' North, 123° 58' East
(9.9515 ° N, 123.9618 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
3.7 meters
(12.0 feet)
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Tubigon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 81.87 square kilometers or 31.61 square miles which constitutes 1.70% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 45,893 representing 3.49% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 561 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,452 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tubigon has 34 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bagongbanwa2.27%1,04387619.06%3.38%
Banlasan1.94%891893-0.22%-0.04%
Batasan1.86%8521,107-23.04%-4.86%
Bilangbilangan0.97%444567-21.69%-4.55%
Bosongon2.82%1,2951,07021.03%3.70%
Buenos Aires2.40%1,10194516.51%2.95%
Bunacan2.09%959980-2.14%-0.41%
Cabulihan5.40%2,4772,3276.45%1.20%
Cahayag2.71%1,2431,2132.47%0.47%
Cawayanan3.28%1,5071,4553.57%0.67%
Centro5.38%2,4712,821-12.41%-2.49%
Genonocan1.50%68850635.97%6.02%
Guiwanon2.75%1,2611,2104.21%0.79%
Ilihan Norte3.02%1,3841,498-7.61%-1.50%
Ilihan Sur1.43%6576343.63%0.68%
Libertad2.57%1,1781,0957.58%1.40%
Macaas5.21%2,3912,2665.52%1.03%
Matabao2.38%1,0901,245-12.45%-2.50%
Mocaboc Island1.36%6246062.97%0.56%
Panadtaran1.88%864927-6.80%-1.33%
Panaytayon4.86%2,2302,0697.78%1.44%
Pandan2.65%1,2141,324-8.31%-1.64%
Pangapasan1.12%514596-13.76%-2.78%
Pinayagan Norte4.82%2,2122,0826.24%1.16%
Pinayagan Sur4.75%2,1801,95611.45%2.09%
Pooc Occidental1.85%8511,131-24.76%-5.27%
Pooc Oriental5.52%2,5332,644-4.20%-0.81%
Potohan4.66%2,1371,86814.40%2.59%
Talenceras1.79%8217982.88%0.54%
Tan‑awan1.43%655883-25.82%-5.53%
Tinangnan6.34%2,9092,7147.18%1.33%
Ubay Island0.43%196241-18.67%-3.86%
Ubojan5.32%2,4411,86930.60%5.22%
Villanueva1.26%58048619.34%3.42%
Tubigon Total45,89344,9022.21%0.42%
Historical population

The population of Tubigon grew from 24,040 in 1960 to 45,893 in 2015, an increase of 21,853 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.42%, or an increase of 991 people, from the previous population of 44,902 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1524,040
1970 May 625,7680.68%
1975 May 128,2751.88%
1980 May 129,9931.19%
1990 May 134,3021.35%
1995 Sep 134,5780.15%
2000 May 140,3853.38%
2007 Aug 144,4341.33%
2010 May 144,9020.38%
2015 Aug 145,8930.42%
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The town center of Tubigon is situated at approximately 9° 57' North, 123° 58' East, which has an elevation estimated at 3.7 meters or 12.0 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 Tubigon are Talisay, Tagbilaran, Naga, Carcar, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Clarin, San Isidro, Catigbian, Calape, Inabanga, and Sagbayan. Its distance from the national capital is 607.08 kilometers (377.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Clarin, Bohol, 6.97 kilometers (4.33 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 10.24 kilometers (6.36 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 11.90 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)
  • Calape, Bohol, 11.96 kilometers (7.43 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 14.53 kilometers (9.03 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 15.02 kilometers (9.33 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 34.76 kilometers (21.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 36.29 kilometers (22.55 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 36.31 kilometers (22.56 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 39.02 kilometers (24.25 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 39.78 kilometers (24.72 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Cebu City, 40.26 kilometers (25.01 miles) to the North (N11°W)

Distance from Manila: 607.08 kilometers (377.22 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°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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