Gasan, Province of Marinduque

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceMarinduque
Barangay count25
Postal code4905
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Marinduque
Area (2007)100.88 km2 (38.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,828
Density (2015)345 / km2 (894 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 19' North, 121° 51' East (13.3233, 121.8459)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.2 meters (30.1 feet)

Gasan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Marinduque.

The municipality has a land area of 100.88 square kilometers or 38.95 square miles which constitutes 10.59% of Marinduque's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,828. This represented 14.85% of the total population of Marinduque province, or 1.18% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 345 inhabitants per square kilometer or 894 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Gasan has 25 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)
Antipolo4.48%1,5601,593-2.07%-0.40%
Bachao Ibaba2.95%1,0271,051-2.28%-0.44%
Bachao Ilaya2.97%1,0361,0270.88%0.17%
Bacongbacong2.93%1,0221,0190.29%0.06%
Bahi5.61%1,9531,8078.08%1.49%
Bangbang4.60%1,6021,4847.95%1.47%
Banot2.61%909934-2.68%-0.52%
Banuyo4.49%1,5641,40011.71%2.13%
Barangay I2.34%8167844.08%0.76%
Barangay II1.07%373391-4.60%-0.89%
Barangay III1.73%6035656.73%1.25%
Bognuyan2.81%97787611.53%2.10%
Cabugao2.34%81472312.59%2.28%
Dawis5.74%1,9991,9701.47%0.28%
Dili5.23%1,8211,6569.96%1.82%
Libtangin4.17%1,4511,4430.55%0.11%
Mahunig2.98%1,0381,047-0.86%-0.16%
Mangiliol1.53%5324957.47%1.38%
Masiga7.97%2,7772,5389.42%1.73%
Matandang Gasan4.54%1,5811,5104.70%0.88%
Pangi5.04%1,7551,7291.50%0.28%
Pingan5.91%2,0592,0500.44%0.08%
Tabionan3.51%1,2221,233-0.89%-0.17%
Tapuyan3.94%1,3711,2529.50%1.74%
Tiguion8.52%2,9662,8254.99%0.93%
Gasan Total34,82833,4024.27%0.80%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Gasan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,365,916.35.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,888,948.74
201056,374,464.916.59%
201163,222,061.6512.15%
201263,400,597.780.28%
201368,235,604.837.63%
201475,067,295.6610.01%
201585,761,449.6914.25%
201695,365,916.3511.20%

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 Gasan is 10 to 14, with 4,253 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 355 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1646
1 to 43,170
5 to 94,244
10 to 144,253
15 to 193,569
20 to 242,452
25 to 292,098
30 to 342,092
35 to 392,026
40 to 441,908
45 to 491,872
50 to 541,645
55 to 591,483
60 to 641,146
65 to 69886
70 to 74570
75 to 79413
80 and over355
Total34,828

Historical population

The population of Gasan grew from 14,508 in 1960 to 34,828 in 2015, an increase of 20,320 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.80%, or an increase of 1,426 people, from the previous population of 33,402 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,508
19,8273.10%
20,5960.77%
23,1852.40%
25,2360.85%
26,9441.23%
30,2322.50%
33,7721.54%
33,402-0.40%
34,8280.80%

Location

The municipal center of Gasan is situated at approximately 13° 19' North, 121° 51' East, in the island of Marinduque. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.2 meters or 30.1 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 Gasan are Lucena, Calapan, Tayabas, Batangas City, San Pablo, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Boac, Mogpog, Santa Cruz, Torrijos, and Concepcion. Its distance from the national capital is 168.57 kilometers (104.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 168.57 kilometers (104.74 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,828, ranked 765 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 38.95 square kilometers, ranked 1,001 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 345 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 556 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.80%, ranked 367 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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