Mankayan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count12
Postal code2608
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)130.48 km2 (50.38 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,953
Density (2015)276 / km2 (714 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 51' North, 120° 48' East (16.8569, 120.7938)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,320.0 meters (4,329.5 feet)

Mankayan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 130.48 square kilometers or 50.38 square miles which constitutes 4.71% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,953. This represented 8.09% of the total population of Benguet province, or 2.09% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 276 inhabitants per square kilometer or 714 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mankayan 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)
Balili18.18%6,5376,2364.83%0.90%
Bedbed2.94%1,05886422.45%3.93%
Bulalacao8.91%3,2053,349-4.30%-0.83%
Cabiten5.92%2,1291,85414.83%2.67%
Colalo3.53%1,2681,2322.92%0.55%
Guinaoang6.26%2,2491,85521.24%3.74%
Paco15.98%5,7446,035-4.82%-0.94%
Palasaan6.56%2,3582,3480.43%0.08%
Poblacion7.15%2,5723,084-16.60%-3.40%
Sapid8.95%3,2183,271-1.62%-0.31%
Tabio10.72%3,8553,7921.66%0.31%
Taneg4.90%1,7601,6665.64%1.05%
Mankayan Total35,95335,5861.03%0.20%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mankayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 108,592,407.19.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200961,540,146.44
201062,816,030.492.07%
201172,149,258.9214.86%
201275,810,129.405.07%
201382,097,386.748.29%
201487,767,568.256.91%
201596,065,182.239.45%
2016108,592,407.1913.04%

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 Mankayan is 5 to 9, with 4,136 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 269 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1759
1 to 43,198
5 to 94,136
10 to 143,861
15 to 193,512
20 to 243,520
25 to 293,371
30 to 342,687
35 to 392,171
40 to 441,791
45 to 491,727
50 to 541,684
55 to 591,237
60 to 64888
65 to 69510
70 to 74341
75 to 79291
80 and over269
Total35,953

Historical population

The population of Mankayan grew from 13,812 in 1960 to 35,953 in 2015, an increase of 22,141 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.20%, or an increase of 367 people, from the previous population of 35,586 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,812
21,7804.56%
24,1232.07%
25,6841.26%
32,8892.50%
34,6991.01%
34,502-0.12%
34,5630.02%
35,5861.07%
35,9530.20%

Location

The municipal center of Mankayan is situated at approximately 16° 51' North, 120° 48' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,320.0 meters or 4,329.5 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 Mankayan are Candon, Baguio, San Fernando, Santiago, Vigan, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Buguias, Tadian, Cervantes, Bakun, Bauko, and Sabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 251.57 kilometers (156.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 52.11 kilometers (32.38 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Baguio, 53.68 kilometers (33.36 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 57.60 kilometers (35.79 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 82.21 kilometers (51.08 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S77°E)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 90.30 kilometers (56.11 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 92.64 kilometers (57.57 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)

Distance from Manila: 251.57 kilometers (156.32 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,953, ranked 775 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.38 square kilometers, ranked 841 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 276 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 741 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.20%, ranked 1,152 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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