Boliney, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count8
Postal code2815
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)216.92 km2 (83.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,573
Density (2015)16 / km2 (43 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 23' North, 120° 49' East (17.3790, 120.8198)
Estimated elevation above sea level434.8 meters (1,426.3 feet)

Boliney is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 216.92 square kilometers or 83.75 square miles which constitutes 5.21% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,573. This represented 1.48% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 16 inhabitants per square kilometer or 43 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Boliney has 8 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)
Amti9.43%337411-18.00%-3.71%
Bao‑yan14.05%502577-13.00%-2.62%
Danac East11.87%424518-18.15%-3.74%
Danac West15.23%544618-11.97%-2.40%
Dao‑angan9.12%326399-18.30%-3.77%
Dumagas12.17%43538712.40%2.25%
Kilong‑Olao6.33%226234-3.42%-0.66%
Poblacion21.80%779919-15.23%-3.10%
Boliney Total3,5734,063-12.06%-2.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Boliney for the fiscal year of 2016 was 56,662,986.19.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,818,807.80
201038,965,019.8018.73%
201141,424,765.116.31%
201240,532,861.82-2.15%
201341,585,115.802.60%
201445,144,362.428.56%
201556,075,251.8724.21%
201656,662,986.191.05%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Boliney is 5 to 9, with 402 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 51 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 186
1 to 4321
5 to 9402
10 to 14366
15 to 19276
20 to 24255
25 to 29268
30 to 34244
35 to 39232
40 to 44189
45 to 49204
50 to 54175
55 to 59163
60 to 64126
65 to 6983
70 to 7470
75 to 7962
80 and over51
Total3,573

Historical population

The population of Boliney grew from 2,326 in 1960 to 3,573 in 2015, an increase of 1,247 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.42%, or a decrease of 490 people, from the previous population of 4,063 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,326
3,1753.09%
2,902-1.79%
3,0601.07%
3,7732.12%
3,156-3.29%
3,3401.22%
3,3490.04%
4,0637.29%
3,573-2.42%

Location

The municipal center of Boliney is situated at approximately 17° 23' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 434.8 meters or 1,426.3 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 Boliney are Candon, Vigan, Tabuk, Batac, Laoag, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Bucloc, Sallapadan, Manabo, Daguioman, Luba, and Tubo. Its distance from the national capital is 309.04 kilometers (192.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bucloc, Abra, 7.92 kilometers (4.92 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Sallapadan, Abra, 10.56 kilometers (6.56 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)
  • Manabo, Abra, 13.61 kilometers (8.46 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 14.25 kilometers (8.86 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Luba, Abra, 14.86 kilometers (9.23 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Tubo, Abra, 16.84 kilometers (10.46 miles) to the Southwest (S36°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 309.04 kilometers (192.03 miles) to the South (S3°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,573, ranked 1,619 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 83.75 square kilometers, ranked 501 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 16 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,615 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -2.42%, ranked 168 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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