Tubigon, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,452 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 57' North, 123° 58' East (9.9515, 123.9618)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.7 meters (12.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,893. This represented 3.49% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 561 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,452 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tubigon has 34 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,040
25,7680.68%
28,2751.88%
29,9931.19%
34,3021.35%
34,5780.15%
40,3853.38%
44,4341.33%
44,9020.38%
45,8930.42%

Location

The municipal center of Tubigon is situated at approximately 9° 57' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,893, ranked 588 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.61 square kilometers, ranked 1,159 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 561 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 332 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.42%, ranked 1,424 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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