Ubay
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count44
Postal code6315
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea, Canigao Channel
Area (2007)335.06 km2
(129.37 sq. mi)
Population (2015)73,712
Density (2015)220 per km2
(570 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 3' North, 124° 28' East
(10.0580 ° N, 124.4717 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
10.0 meters
(32.7 feet)
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Ubay is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 335.06 square kilometers or 129.37 square miles which constitutes 6.95% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 73,712 representing 5.61% of the total population of Bohol province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 220 inhabitants per square kilometer or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Ubay has 44 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Achila1.94%1,4291,27611.99%2.18%
Bay‑ang2.59%1,9061,65615.10%2.71%
Benliw2.98%2,1932,223-1.35%-0.26%
Biabas3.53%2,5992,5731.01%0.19%
Bongbong1.21%89580710.90%1.99%
Bood3.84%2,8332,7174.27%0.80%
Buenavista0.96%7096883.05%0.57%
Bulilis2.78%2,0461,71119.58%3.46%
Cagting2.32%1,7121,5977.20%1.33%
Calanggaman2.29%1,6891,6234.07%0.76%
California1.28%94180117.48%3.11%
Camali‑an0.87%64258110.50%1.92%
Camambugan3.52%2,5912,25115.10%2.71%
Casate3.61%2,6612,5125.93%1.10%
Cuya0.73%5385164.26%0.80%
Fatima4.53%3,3403,2353.25%0.61%
Gabi1.94%1,4321,3783.92%0.73%
Governor Boyles1.20%885888-0.34%-0.06%
Guintabo‑an0.92%676686-1.46%-0.28%
Hambabauran1.63%1,2051,1068.95%1.65%
Humayhumay2.44%1,8021,7085.50%1.03%
Ilihan1.04%768802-4.24%-0.82%
Imelda2.53%1,8651,7615.91%1.10%
Juagdan1.61%1,1851,1215.71%1.06%
Katarungan2.28%1,6801,52410.24%1.87%
Lomangog3.60%2,6502,02530.86%5.25%
Los Angeles0.82%60143637.84%6.30%
Pag‑asa1.73%1,2731,1688.99%1.65%
Pangpang1.80%1,3281,2208.85%1.63%
Poblacion4.52%3,3313,633-8.31%-1.64%
San Francisco2.29%1,6881,6770.66%0.12%
San Isidro1.05%7717079.05%1.66%
San Pascual5.13%3,7833,12720.98%3.69%
San Vicente1.43%1,0561,074-1.68%-0.32%
Sentinila1.27%939969-3.10%-0.60%
Sinandigan3.04%2,2421,87419.64%3.47%
Tapal2.06%1,5161,37110.58%1.93%
Tapon3.84%2,8282,48113.99%2.52%
Tintinan0.96%70762313.48%2.44%
Tipolo3.43%2,5262,4562.85%0.54%
Tubog1.33%98388511.07%2.02%
Tuboran1.89%1,3941,3721.60%0.30%
Union3.25%2,3922,3322.57%0.48%
Villa Teresita2.01%1,4821,4075.33%0.99%
Ubay Total73,71268,5787.49%1.38%
Historical population

The population of Ubay grew from 34,090 in 1960 to 73,712 in 2015, an increase of 39,622 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 5,134 people, from the previous population of 68,578 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1534,090
1970 May 632,717-0.40%
1975 May 134,1950.89%
1980 May 138,2892.29%
1990 May 148,9022.48%
1995 Sep 150,7450.70%
2000 May 159,8273.59%
2007 Aug 165,9001.34%
2010 May 168,5781.46%
2015 Aug 173,7121.38%
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The town center of Ubay is situated at approximately 10° 3' North, 124° 28' East, which has an elevation estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.7 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 Ubay are Maasin, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu City, Danao, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are President Carlos P. Garcia, Bien Unido, Trinidad, San Miguel, Alicia, and Talibon. Its distance from the national capital is 628.96 kilometers (390.82 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 41.87 kilometers (26.02 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 63.70 kilometers (39.58 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Mandaue, 65.02 kilometers (40.40 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • Cebu City, 69.22 kilometers (43.01 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 70.64 kilometers (43.89 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 71.47 kilometers (44.41 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

Distance from Manila: 628.96 kilometers (390.82 miles) to the Northwest (N37°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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