Lubang, Province of Occidental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOccidental Mindoro
Barangay count16
Postal code5109
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea, Verde Island Passage
Philippine major island(s)Lubang
Area (2007)113.10 km2 (43.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,803
Density (2015)166 / km2 (431 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 120° 7' East (13.8595, 120.1226)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.2 meters (36.6 feet)

Lubang is a coastal municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro.

The municipality has a land area of 113.10 square kilometers or 43.67 square miles which constitutes 1.93% of Occidental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,803. This represented 3.86% of the total population of Occidental Mindoro province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 166 inhabitants per square kilometer or 431 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lubang has 16 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)
Araw at Bituin2.38%447564-20.74%-4.33%
Bagong Sikat1.90%358420-14.76%-3.00%
Banaag at Pag‑asa1.78%335480-30.21%-6.62%
Binakas6.18%1,1621,279-9.15%-1.81%
Cabra9.37%1,7622,839-37.94%-8.68%
Likas ng Silangan2.42%455643-29.24%-6.37%
Maginhawa4.79%9001,151-21.81%-4.58%
Maligaya3.73%701922-23.97%-5.08%
Maliig12.49%2,3492,527-7.04%-1.38%
Ninikat ng Pag‑asa2.08%392486-19.34%-4.01%
Paraiso1.93%362479-24.43%-5.19%
Surville0.64%121147-17.69%-3.64%
Tagbac15.98%3,0043,596-16.46%-3.37%
Tangal13.41%2,5213,409-26.05%-5.58%
Tilik10.68%2,0082,012-0.20%-0.04%
Vigo10.24%1,9262,114-8.89%-1.76%
Lubang Total18,80323,068-18.49%-3.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lubang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 75,420,479.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,778,381.06
201051,556,388.565.70%
201155,596,279.727.84%
201253,534,097.85-3.71%
201353,613,437.910.15%
201461,381,583.0414.49%
201569,072,536.7512.53%
201675,420,479.889.19%

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 Lubang is 10 to 14, with 1,802 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 323 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1323
1 to 41,236
5 to 91,663
10 to 141,802
15 to 191,585
20 to 241,493
25 to 291,331
30 to 341,322
35 to 391,240
40 to 441,202
45 to 491,165
50 to 54972
55 to 59920
60 to 64774
65 to 69625
70 to 74449
75 to 79370
80 and over331
Total18,803

Historical population

The population of Lubang grew from 11,647 in 1960 to 18,803 in 2015, an increase of 7,156 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.82%, or a decrease of 4,265 people, from the previous population of 23,068 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,647
14,3352.05%
15,2921.31%
15,2930.00%
18,8002.09%
23,8194.53%
22,896-0.84%
28,2672.95%
23,068-7.13%
18,803-3.82%

Location

The municipal center of Lubang is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 120° 7' East, in the island of Lubang. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.2 meters or 36.6 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 Lubang are Trece Martires, Tagaytay, Balanga, General Trias, Dasmariñas, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Looc, Calatagan, Nasugbu, Paluan, Lian, and Balayan. Its distance from the national capital is 122.90 kilometers (76.37 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 122.90 kilometers (76.37 miles) to the Northeast (N49°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,803, ranked 1,246 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.67 square kilometers, ranked 906 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 166 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,054 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -3.82%, ranked 540 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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