Tabango, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count13
Postal code6536
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea, Visayan Sea
Area (2007)96.62 km2 (37.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,195
Density (2015)354 / km2 (917 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 18' North, 124° 22' East (11.3064, 124.3719)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (20.1 feet)

Tabango is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 96.62 square kilometers or 37.31 square miles which constitutes 1.53% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,195. This represented 1.98% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.77% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 354 inhabitants per square kilometer or 917 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tabango 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)
Butason I4.76%1,6271,37917.98%3.20%
Butason II2.59%884949-6.85%-1.34%
Campokpok17.49%5,9795,6006.77%1.25%
Catmon7.31%2,4982,11218.28%3.25%
Gibacungan5.54%1,8961,69611.79%2.15%
Gimarco4.92%1,6831,688-0.30%-0.06%
Inangatan12.58%4,3013,75614.51%2.61%
Manlawaan7.62%2,6042,5940.39%0.07%
Omaganhan5.42%1,8551,65911.81%2.15%
Poblacion18.98%6,4916,3582.09%0.39%
Santa Rosa2.88%9861,022-3.52%-0.68%
Tabing6.73%2,3012,01214.36%2.59%
Tugas3.19%1,0901,107-1.54%-0.29%
Tabango Total34,19531,9327.09%1.31%

Historical population

The population of Tabango grew from 22,999 in 1960 to 34,195 in 2015, an increase of 11,196 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 2,263 people, from the previous population of 31,932 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,999
25,3830.97%
25,9170.42%
29,3842.54%
29,7430.12%
31,8371.28%
31,433-0.27%
30,503-0.41%
31,9321.68%
34,1951.31%

Location

The municipal center of Tabango is situated at approximately 11° 18' North, 124° 22' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 20.1 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 Tabango are Ormoc, Bogo, Tacloban, Catbalogan, Baybay, and Calbayog. The nearest municipalities are Villaba, San Isidro, Leyte, Calubian, Matag-ob, and Biliran. Its distance from the national capital is 517.14 kilometers (321.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Villaba, Leyte, 10.59 kilometers (6.58 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • San Isidro, Leyte, 11.16 kilometers (6.93 miles) to the North (N11°W)
  • Leyte, Leyte, 14.39 kilometers (8.94 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)
  • Calubian, Leyte, 16.60 kilometers (10.32 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N22°E)
  • Matag-ob, Leyte, 20.84 kilometers (12.95 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Biliran, Biliran, 21.00 kilometers (13.05 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

Nearest cities

  • Ormoc, Leyte, 42.17 kilometers (26.20 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 48.37 kilometers (30.05 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)
  • Tacloban, 69.82 kilometers (43.38 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 76.14 kilometers (47.31 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 83.69 kilometers (52.00 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S34°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 87.56 kilometers (54.41 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)

Distance from Manila: 517.14 kilometers (321.33 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,195, ranked 821 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.31 square kilometers, ranked 1,059 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 354 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 564 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 793 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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