Sablan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count8
Postal code2614
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)105.63 km2 (40.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)11,457
Density (2015)108 / km2 (281 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 30' North, 120° 29' East (16.4959, 120.4880)
Estimated elevation above sea level599.9 meters (1,967.6 feet)

Sablan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 105.63 square kilometers or 40.78 square miles which constitutes 3.81% of Benguet's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,457. This represented 2.58% of the total population of Benguet province, or 0.67% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 108 inhabitants per square kilometer or 281 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sablan has 8 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)
Bagong6.15%705764-7.72%-1.52%
Balluay4.68%5365075.72%1.06%
Banangan15.78%1,8081,7562.96%0.56%
Banengbeng9.36%1,0721,108-3.25%-0.63%
Bayabas21.53%2,4672,06819.29%3.42%
Kamog12.81%1,4681,06437.97%6.32%
Pappa5.18%593594-0.17%-0.03%
Poblacion24.51%2,8082,6505.96%1.11%
Sablan Total11,45710,5119.00%1.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sablan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,120,567.12.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,742,344.00
201034,986,188.886.85%
201139,860,778.2513.93%
201239,506,100.59-0.89%
201340,176,565.011.70%
201445,041,931.7612.11%
201552,835,085.2117.30%
201663,120,567.1219.47%

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 Sablan is 15 to 19, with 1,113 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 128 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1198
1 to 4791
5 to 91,069
10 to 141,101
15 to 191,113
20 to 241,049
25 to 29948
30 to 34846
35 to 39764
40 to 44694
45 to 49666
50 to 54603
55 to 59504
60 to 64386
65 to 69265
70 to 74157
75 to 79128
80 and over175
Total11,457

Historical population

The population of Sablan grew from 4,741 in 1960 to 11,457 in 2015, an increase of 6,716 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 946 people, from the previous population of 10,511 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,741
5,6811.79%
7,3455.29%
7,9001.47%
8,4400.66%
9,1701.57%
9,6521.10%
10,8901.68%
10,511-1.28%
11,4571.65%

Location

The municipal center of Sablan is situated at approximately 16° 30' North, 120° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 599.9 meters or 1,967.6 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 Sablan are Baguio, San Fernando, Dagupan, Urdaneta, San Carlos, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Burgos, Naguilian, La Trinidad, Bagulin, Tuba, and Kapangan. Its distance from the national capital is 217.33 kilometers (135.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 217.33 kilometers (135.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 11,457, ranked 1,494 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.78 square kilometers, ranked 1,002 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 108 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,300 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.65%, ranked 1,523 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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