Boac, Province of Marinduque

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceMarinduque
Barangay count61
Postal code4900
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Marinduque
Area (2007)212.70 km2 (82.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)54,730
Density (2015)257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 27' North, 121° 51' East (13.4483, 121.8418)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.5 meters (70.4 feet)

Boac is a coastal municipality in the island province of Marinduque. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 212.70 square kilometers or 82.12 square miles which constitutes 22.33% of Marinduque's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 54,730. This represented 23.34% of the total population of Marinduque province, or 1.85% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 257 inhabitants per square kilometer or 666 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Boac has 61 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)
Agot1.27%69750238.84%6.45%
Agumaymayan0.97%5315251.14%0.22%
Amoingon2.40%1,3161,346-2.23%-0.43%
Apitong0.80%4364057.65%1.41%
Balagasan1.37%752801-6.12%-1.19%
Balaring0.95%5215013.99%0.75%
Balimbing2.73%1,4921,4890.20%0.04%
Balogo2.86%1,5651,39712.03%2.19%
Bamban0.80%438443-1.13%-0.22%
Bangbangalon2.30%1,2601,1578.90%1.64%
Bantad2.44%1,3341,405-5.05%-0.98%
Bantay2.70%1,4781,3896.41%1.19%
Bayuti0.37%200220-9.09%-1.80%
Binunga1.30%7116912.89%0.54%
Boi1.27%69360913.79%2.49%
Boton0.42%228279-18.28%-3.77%
Buliasnin2.37%1,2961,2811.17%0.22%
Bunganay3.48%1,9031,8115.08%0.95%
Caganhao1.90%1,0409786.34%1.18%
Canat1.11%610621-1.77%-0.34%
Catubugan1.19%6516490.31%0.06%
Cawit4.42%2,4172,2985.18%0.97%
Daig0.97%5315202.12%0.40%
Daypay0.58%320329-2.74%-0.53%
Duyay2.84%1,5551,595-2.51%-0.48%
Hinapulan1.19%653672-2.83%-0.54%
Ihatub2.15%1,1791,1026.99%1.29%
Isok I2.33%1,2771,2363.32%0.62%
Isok II Poblacion1.38%75367711.23%2.05%
Laylay4.64%2,5402,4672.96%0.56%
Lupac3.16%1,7321,6087.71%1.42%
Mahinhin1.14%62356011.25%2.05%
Mainit1.56%852854-0.23%-0.04%
Malbog0.89%4894792.09%0.39%
Maligaya1.41%7727079.19%1.69%
Malusak0.54%293297-1.35%-0.26%
Mansiwat0.70%385390-1.28%-0.25%
Mataas na Bayan1.04%5715641.24%0.24%
Maybo1.70%930961-3.23%-0.62%
Mercado2.70%1,4751,4541.44%0.27%
Murallon0.94%5134885.12%0.96%
Ogbac0.68%371433-14.32%-2.90%
Pawa1.45%7927328.20%1.51%
Pili0.67%367419-12.41%-2.49%
Poctoy0.61%3333242.78%0.52%
Poras1.79%9821,079-8.99%-1.78%
Puting Buhangin0.97%53047711.11%2.03%
Puyog1.65%9048763.20%0.60%
Sabong0.16%85176-51.70%-12.94%
San Miguel0.39%216217-0.46%-0.09%
Santol3.05%1,6701,5805.70%1.06%
Sawi1.81%9891,023-3.32%-0.64%
Tabi2.79%1,5251,3889.87%1.81%
Tabigue1.60%876895-2.12%-0.41%
Tagwak0.63%346361-4.16%-0.80%
Tambunan1.05%573577-0.69%-0.13%
Tampus2.28%1,2461,1458.82%1.62%
Tanza3.31%1,8101,52119.00%3.37%
Tugos2.77%1,5141,4137.15%1.32%
Tumagabok0.75%40837010.27%1.88%
Tumapon0.33%18112940.31%6.66%
Boac Total54,73052,8923.48%0.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Boac for the fiscal year of 2016 was 151,820,774.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009165,213,105.16
201087,974,688.23-46.75%
201197,753,874.7411.12%
201296,715,367.58-1.06%
2013106,400,409.5510.01%
2014119,264,028.9012.09%
2015135,781,655.0413.85%
2016151,820,774.2911.81%

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 Boac is 10 to 14, with 6,224 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 675 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1965
1 to 44,490
5 to 96,167
10 to 146,224
15 to 195,749
20 to 244,080
25 to 293,445
30 to 343,334
35 to 393,351
40 to 443,181
45 to 492,958
50 to 542,614
55 to 592,342
60 to 641,975
65 to 691,459
70 to 74989
75 to 79732
80 and over675
Total54,730

Historical population

The population of Boac grew from 26,712 in 1960 to 54,730 in 2015, an increase of 28,018 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.65%, or an increase of 1,838 people, from the previous population of 52,892 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,712
32,4021.91%
35,6491.93%
37,0050.75%
41,0341.04%
44,6091.58%
48,5041.81%
50,8230.65%
52,8921.46%
54,7300.65%

Location

The municipal center of Boac is situated at approximately 13° 27' North, 121° 51' East, in the island of Marinduque. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.5 meters or 70.4 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 Boac are Lucena, Tayabas, Calapan, San Pablo, Lipa, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Mogpog, Gasan, Santa Cruz, Buenavista, Torrijos, and General Luna. Its distance from the national capital is 156.98 kilometers (97.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 156.98 kilometers (97.54 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 54,730, ranked 436 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 82.12 square kilometers, ranked 497 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 257 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 773 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.65%, ranked 1,464 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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