Torrijos, Province of Marinduque

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceMarinduque
Barangay count25
Postal code4903
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Marinduque
Area (2007)178.92 km2 (69.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,524
Density (2015)171 / km2 (442 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 19' North, 122° 5' East (13.3194, 122.0862)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.9 meters (68.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 178.92 square kilometers or 69.08 square miles which constitutes 18.78% of Marinduque's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,524. This represented 13.02% of the total population of Marinduque province, or 1.03% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 171 inhabitants per square kilometer or 442 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Torrijos 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)
Bangwayin1.06%325377-13.79%-2.79%
Bayakbakin1.04%316360-12.22%-2.45%
Bolo1.65%5054629.31%1.71%
Bonliw3.93%1,1991,292-7.20%-1.41%
Buangan7.38%2,2532,01811.65%2.12%
Cabuyo5.76%1,7571,59010.50%1.92%
Cagpo1.79%5475087.68%1.42%
Dampulan3.41%1,0411,0261.46%0.28%
Kay Duke1.68%5124875.13%0.96%
Mabuhay1.70%518524-1.15%-0.22%
Makawayan4.17%1,2731,1906.97%1.29%
Malibago9.50%2,9013,000-3.30%-0.64%
Malinao2.49%7597047.81%1.44%
Maranlig4.90%1,4971,4900.47%0.09%
Marlangga4.33%1,3211,3180.23%0.04%
Matuyatuya3.30%1,0069980.80%0.15%
Nangka3.00%9169110.55%0.10%
Pakaskasan1.29%394396-0.51%-0.10%
Payanas2.44%74667211.01%2.01%
Poblacion11.10%3,3893,0979.43%1.73%
Poctoy3.75%1,1451,0637.71%1.42%
Sibuyao5.53%1,6891,50512.23%2.22%
Suha5.42%1,6541,49710.49%1.92%
Talawan1.45%443504-12.10%-2.43%
Tigwi7.92%2,4182,3771.72%0.33%
Torrijos Total30,52429,3663.94%0.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Torrijos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 94,725,918.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200954,157,866.10
201057,339,644.615.88%
201161,978,804.188.09%
201261,199,969.22-1.26%
201367,734,460.6110.68%
201476,071,025.3412.31%
201586,317,455.6913.47%
201694,725,918.569.74%

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 Torrijos is 10 to 14, with 3,846 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 318 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1675
1 to 42,919
5 to 93,664
10 to 143,846
15 to 193,170
20 to 241,975
25 to 291,791
30 to 341,731
35 to 391,782
40 to 441,649
45 to 491,571
50 to 541,388
55 to 591,243
60 to 641,033
65 to 69827
70 to 74559
75 to 79383
80 and over318
Total30,524

Historical population

The population of Torrijos grew from 14,885 in 1960 to 30,524 in 2015, an increase of 15,639 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.74%, or an increase of 1,158 people, from the previous population of 29,366 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,885
18,1371.95%
20,7622.75%
22,2551.40%
25,4961.37%
25,8070.23%
28,0001.76%
29,3600.66%
29,3660.01%
30,5240.74%

Location

The municipal center of Torrijos is situated at approximately 13° 19' North, 122° 5' East, in the island of Marinduque. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.9 meters or 68.7 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 Torrijos are Lucena, Tayabas, Calapan, San Pablo, Lipa, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Santa Cruz, Gasan, Mogpog, Boac, and Catanauan. Its distance from the national capital is 184.58 kilometers (114.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 184.58 kilometers (114.69 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,524, ranked 882 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 69.08 square kilometers, ranked 602 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 171 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,049 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.74%, ranked 1,471 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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