Kibungan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count7
Postal code2611
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)254.86 km2 (98.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,292
Density (2015)68 / km2 (176 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 42' North, 120° 39' East (16.6954, 120.6555)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,273.7 meters (4,177.6 feet)

Kibungan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 254.86 square kilometers or 98.40 square miles which constitutes 9.20% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,292. This represented 3.89% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 176 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kibungan has 7 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)
Badeo5.17%8948406.43%1.19%
Lubo7.11%1,2301,235-0.40%-0.08%
Madaymen33.18%5,7385,875-2.33%-0.45%
Palina7.88%1,3631,387-1.73%-0.33%
Poblacion14.48%2,5042,532-1.11%-0.21%
Sagpat20.25%3,5023,10112.93%2.34%
Tacadang11.92%2,0611,8809.63%1.77%
Kibungan Total17,29216,8502.62%0.49%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kibungan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 81,661,378.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200946,239,462.00
201048,922,759.625.80%
201153,123,021.388.59%
201251,583,609.17-2.90%
201357,579,625.4311.62%
201465,047,407.9412.97%
201574,260,314.3214.16%
201681,661,378.279.97%

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 Kibungan is 20 to 24, with 1,957 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 192 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1352
1 to 41,512
5 to 91,884
10 to 141,783
15 to 191,877
20 to 241,957
25 to 291,520
30 to 341,227
35 to 39977
40 to 44799
45 to 49807
50 to 54660
55 to 59565
60 to 64396
65 to 69314
70 to 74267
75 to 79203
80 and over192
Total17,292

Historical population

The population of Kibungan grew from 6,901 in 1960 to 17,292 in 2015, an increase of 10,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.49%, or an increase of 442 people, from the previous population of 16,850 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,901
9,1152.76%
9,1980.18%
10,5002.68%
12,7531.96%
14,1481.96%
15,0361.31%
15,7000.60%
16,8502.61%
17,2920.49%

Location

The municipal center of Kibungan is situated at approximately 16° 42' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,273.7 meters or 4,177.6 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 Kibungan are Baguio, San Fernando, Candon, Urdaneta, Dagupan, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Bakun, Atok, Kapangan, Kabayan, Buguias, and Sugpon. Its distance from the national capital is 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bakun, Benguet, 10.61 kilometers (6.59 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Atok, Benguet, 14.06 kilometers (8.74 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Kapangan, Benguet, 14.66 kilometers (9.11 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Kabayan, Benguet, 21.06 kilometers (13.09 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Buguias, Benguet, 21.28 kilometers (13.23 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Sugpon, Ilocos Sur, 22.22 kilometers (13.81 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,292, ranked 1,336 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 98.40 square kilometers, ranked 407 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,457 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.49%, ranked 1,229 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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