Malibcong, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count12
Postal code2820
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)283.17 km2 (109.33 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,428
Density (2015)12 / km2 (31 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 34' North, 120° 59' East (17.5636, 120.9899)
Estimated elevation above sea level771.4 meters (2,530.3 feet)

Malibcong is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 283.17 square kilometers or 109.33 square miles which constitutes 6.80% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,428. This represented 1.42% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 12 inhabitants per square kilometer or 31 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malibcong has 12 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)
Bayabas6.01%206218-5.50%-1.07%
Binasaran5.02%172191-9.95%-1.98%
Buanao7.88%270345-21.74%-4.56%
Dulao5.98%205223-8.07%-1.59%
Duldulao8.96%307362-15.19%-3.09%
Gacab11.90%408433-5.77%-1.13%
Lat‑ey5.95%2042030.49%0.09%
Malibcong15.05%516567-8.99%-1.78%
Mataragan13.83%474526-9.89%-1.96%
Pacgued6.86%2352292.62%0.49%
Taripan5.16%177232-23.71%-5.02%
Umnap7.41%254278-8.63%-1.70%
Malibcong Total3,4283,807-9.96%-1.98%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malibcong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 72,788,927.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,813,396.62
201047,113,653.2524.60%
201143,682,829.47-7.28%
201243,224,564.87-1.05%
201345,512,714.565.29%
201451,442,653.4413.03%
201563,292,149.1323.03%
201672,788,927.5015.00%

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 Malibcong is 5 to 9, with 382 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 50 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 162
1 to 4339
5 to 9382
10 to 14340
15 to 19207
20 to 24230
25 to 29286
30 to 34216
35 to 39192
40 to 44186
45 to 49193
50 to 54199
55 to 59166
60 to 64131
65 to 6998
70 to 7477
75 to 7950
80 and over74
Total3,428

Historical population

The population of Malibcong grew from 2,163 in 1960 to 3,428 in 2015, an increase of 1,265 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.98%, or a decrease of 379 people, from the previous population of 3,807 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,163
3,1583.77%
2,817-2.27%
3,1081.98%
3,4941.18%
3,8701.93%
3,806-0.36%
3,354-1.73%
3,8074.72%
3,428-1.98%

Location

The municipal center of Malibcong is situated at approximately 17° 34' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 771.4 meters or 2,530.3 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 Malibcong are Tabuk, Vigan, Batac, Candon, Tuguegarao, and Laoag. The nearest municipalities are Licuan-Baay, Lacub, Daguioman, Bucloc, Tineg, and Pasil. Its distance from the national capital is 328.99 kilometers (204.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 11.29 kilometers (7.02 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Lacub, Abra, 11.93 kilometers (7.41 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 13.51 kilometers (8.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Bucloc, Abra, 19.57 kilometers (12.16 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • Tineg, Abra, 24.75 kilometers (15.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)
  • Pasil, Kalinga, 26.31 kilometers (16.35 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 328.99 kilometers (204.43 miles) to the South (S0°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,428, ranked 1,620 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 109.33 square kilometers, ranked 352 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 12 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,617 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.98%, ranked 1,483 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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