Kabayan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count13
Postal code2606
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)242.69 km2 (93.70 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,260
Density (2015)63 / km2 (163 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 37' North, 120° 50' East (16.6228, 120.8380)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,181.4 meters (3,875.0 feet)

Kabayan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 242.69 square kilometers or 93.70 square miles which constitutes 8.76% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,260. This represented 3.44% of the total population of Benguet province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 63 inhabitants per square kilometer or 163 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kabayan 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)
Adaoay4.07%621670-7.31%-1.44%
Anchukey1.77%270296-8.78%-1.74%
Ballay19.03%2,9042,62310.71%1.96%
Bashoy14.46%2,2071,59738.20%6.35%
Batan7.27%1,11094417.58%3.13%
Duacan4.48%684709-3.53%-0.68%
Eddet5.79%88374019.32%3.42%
Gusaran9.36%1,4291,3307.44%1.38%
Kabayan Barrio2.25%3433371.78%0.34%
Lusod5.64%8617948.44%1.55%
Pacso8.22%1,2541,2470.56%0.11%
Poblacion11.90%1,8161,56715.89%2.85%
Tawangan5.75%87873419.62%3.47%
Kabayan Total15,26013,58812.30%2.23%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kabayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 75,898,617.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,921,957.68
201045,215,644.157.86%
201148,960,445.538.28%
201247,937,566.73-2.09%
201353,359,797.1811.31%
201460,495,122.5813.37%
201568,921,883.0913.93%
201675,898,617.5610.12%

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 Kabayan is 20 to 24, with 1,629 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 173 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1304
1 to 41,255
5 to 91,588
10 to 141,496
15 to 191,489
20 to 241,629
25 to 291,447
30 to 341,115
35 to 39933
40 to 44758
45 to 49739
50 to 54666
55 to 59581
60 to 64388
65 to 69292
70 to 74219
75 to 79173
80 and over188
Total15,260

Historical population

The population of Kabayan grew from 5,869 in 1960 to 15,260 in 2015, an increase of 9,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.23%, or an increase of 1,672 people, from the previous population of 13,588 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,869
7,1161.90%
8,3633.29%
9,0721.64%
10,3061.28%
10,5100.37%
12,3443.51%
12,6570.35%
13,5882.62%
15,2602.23%

Location

The municipal center of Kabayan is situated at approximately 16° 37' North, 120° 50' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,181.4 meters or 3,875.0 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 Kabayan are Baguio, San Fernando, Candon, Urdaneta, Santiago, and Dagupan. The nearest municipalities are Atok, Tinoc, Bokod, Buguias, Kibungan, and Ambaguio. Its distance from the national capital is 225.39 kilometers (140.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 225.39 kilometers (140.05 miles) to the South (S4°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,260, ranked 1,398 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.70 square kilometers, ranked 443 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 63 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,469 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.23%, ranked 664 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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