Sabangan, Province of Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count15
Postal code2622
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)72.04 km2 (27.81 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,315
Density (2015)129 / km2 (335 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 0' North, 120° 55' East (17.0052, 120.9228)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,075.3 meters (3,526.9 feet)

Sabangan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Mountain Province.

The municipality has a land area of 72.04 square kilometers or 27.81 square miles which constitutes 3.34% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,315. This represented 6.03% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 0.54% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 129 inhabitants per square kilometer or 335 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sabangan 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)
Bao‑angan3.96%3693612.22%0.42%
Bun‑ayan8.99%837915-8.52%-1.68%
Busa3.96%36933211.14%2.03%
Camatagan8.72%8127853.44%0.65%
Capinitan6.59%6145737.16%1.32%
Data8.78%8187449.95%1.82%
Gayang4.71%4394370.46%0.09%
Lagan5.23%4874654.73%0.88%
Losad6.65%61955611.33%2.06%
Namatec7.91%73764514.26%2.57%
Napua6.95%64755416.79%3.00%
Pingad3.59%3343069.15%1.68%
Poblacion11.59%1,0801,0532.56%0.48%
Supang5.99%55849812.05%2.19%
Tambingan6.39%59551715.09%2.71%
Sabangan Total9,3158,7416.57%1.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sabangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 53,547,583.69.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,802,848.26
201030,523,544.155.97%
201133,025,686.068.20%
201232,247,900.79-2.36%
201335,112,547.738.88%
201439,490,713.1912.47%
201551,587,847.0330.63%
201653,547,583.693.80%

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 Sabangan is 10 to 14, with 1,016 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 113 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1169
1 to 4718
5 to 9977
10 to 141,016
15 to 19921
20 to 24801
25 to 29723
30 to 34645
35 to 39574
40 to 44479
45 to 49479
50 to 54442
55 to 59374
60 to 64331
65 to 69198
70 to 74164
75 to 79113
80 and over191
Total9,315

Historical population

The population of Sabangan grew from 8,900 in 1960 to 9,315 in 2015, an increase of 415 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 574 people, from the previous population of 8,741 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,900
6,517-3.00%
7,5993.13%
8,1941.52%
8,083-0.14%
8,6091.19%
8,7280.29%
9,0980.57%
8,741-1.45%
9,3151.22%

Location

The municipal center of Sabangan is situated at approximately 17° 0' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,075.3 meters or 3,526.9 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 Sabangan are Candon, Tabuk, Baguio, Santiago, San Fernando, and Vigan. The nearest municipalities are Bauko, Sagada, Bontoc, Tadian, Besao, and Banaue. Its distance from the national capital is 267.26 kilometers (166.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 54.55 kilometers (33.90 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 71.53 kilometers (44.45 miles) to the Northeast (N51°E)
  • Baguio, 74.46 kilometers (46.27 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S28°W)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 75.02 kilometers (46.61 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 77.82 kilometers (48.35 miles) to the Southwest (S56°W)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 84.83 kilometers (52.71 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

Distance from Manila: 267.26 kilometers (166.07 miles) to the South (S1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,315, ranked 1,497 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.81 square kilometers, ranked 1,184 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 129 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,188 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 1,271 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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