Kapangan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count15
Postal code2613
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)164.39 km2 (63.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,361
Density (2015)118 / km2 (305 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 35' North, 120° 36' East (16.5751, 120.5979)
Estimated elevation above sea level939.6 meters (3,082.0 feet)

Kapangan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 164.39 square kilometers or 63.47 square miles which constitutes 5.94% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,361. This represented 4.36% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.12% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 118 inhabitants per square kilometer or 305 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kapangan has 15 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)
Balakbak6.83%1,3221,372-3.64%-0.70%
Beleng‑Belis5.03%974984-1.02%-0.19%
Boklaoan2.47%478644-25.78%-5.52%
Cayapes4.22%817962-15.07%-3.06%
Cuba5.20%1,0069951.11%0.21%
Datakan9.16%1,7741,6994.41%0.83%
Gadang7.81%1,5131,534-1.37%-0.26%
Gasweling4.69%9081,129-19.57%-4.06%
Labueg8.33%1,6131,5722.61%0.49%
Paykek6.61%1,2791,550-17.48%-3.59%
Poblacion Central8.53%1,6521,841-10.27%-2.04%
Pongayan4.06%786945-16.83%-3.45%
Pudong7.13%1,3801,3730.51%0.10%
Sagubo9.93%1,9231,69713.32%2.41%
Taba‑ao10.00%1,9361,7878.34%1.54%
Kapangan Total19,36120,084-3.60%-0.70%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kapangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 76,410,655.38.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,935,017.65
201044,865,677.954.50%
201148,476,951.938.05%
201247,897,807.80-1.19%
201354,452,332.4913.68%
201461,264,816.2812.51%
201572,096,405.5317.68%
201676,410,655.385.98%

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 Kapangan is 15 to 19, with 1,888 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 321 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1321
1 to 41,510
5 to 91,884
10 to 141,843
15 to 191,888
20 to 241,653
25 to 291,539
30 to 341,355
35 to 391,109
40 to 441,050
45 to 49955
50 to 54919
55 to 59838
60 to 64728
65 to 69560
70 to 74478
75 to 79367
80 and over364
Total19,361

Historical population

The population of Kapangan grew from 10,707 in 1960 to 19,361 in 2015, an increase of 8,654 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.70%, or a decrease of 723 people, from the previous population of 20,084 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,707
12,2211.30%
12,7930.92%
13,3810.90%
15,5371.51%
15,326-0.26%
18,1373.68%
18,2210.06%
20,0843.61%
19,361-0.70%

Location

The municipal center of Kapangan is situated at approximately 16° 35' North, 120° 36' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 939.6 meters or 3,082.0 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 Kapangan are Baguio, San Fernando, Dagupan, Urdaneta, Candon, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Tublay, La Trinidad, Kibungan, Sablan, Bagulin, and Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 223.38 kilometers (138.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 223.38 kilometers (138.80 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,361, ranked 1,276 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 63.47 square kilometers, ranked 685 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 118 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,265 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.70%, ranked 1,391 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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