Sablayan, Province of Occidental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOccidental Mindoro
Barangay count22
Postal code5104
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMindoro Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Area (2007)2,188.80 km2 (845.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)83,169
Density (2015)38 / km2 (98 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 50' North, 120° 47' East (12.8414, 120.7753)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.8 meters (32.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 2,188.80 square kilometers or 845.10 square miles which constitutes 37.32% of Occidental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 83,169. This represented 17.06% of the total population of Occidental Mindoro province, or 2.81% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 38 inhabitants per square kilometer or 98 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sablayan has 22 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)
Batong Buhay5.63%4,6834,04415.80%2.83%
Buenavista10.71%8,9088,7581.71%0.32%
Burgos3.08%2,5592,31610.49%1.92%
Claudio Salgado5.14%4,2783,8999.72%1.78%
General Emilio Aguinaldo2.91%2,4182,2298.48%1.56%
Ibud2.29%1,9031,48827.89%4.80%
Ilvita3.39%2,8163,125-9.89%-1.96%
Lagnas1.96%1,6301,733-5.94%-1.16%
Ligaya9.20%7,6486,43518.85%3.34%
Malisbong4.81%3,9983,13427.57%4.75%
Paetan1.98%1,6461,35421.57%3.79%
Pag‑asa5.40%4,4905,452-17.64%-3.63%
Poblacion8.48%7,0536,7414.63%0.87%
San Agustin2.34%1,9441,52927.14%4.68%
San Francisco3.91%3,2542,86413.62%2.46%
San Nicolas2.36%1,9641,62420.94%3.69%
San Vicente5.97%4,9624,25016.75%2.99%
Santa Lucia5.77%4,8004,5286.01%1.12%
Santo Niño7.44%6,1875,06422.18%3.89%
Tagumpay2.05%1,7031,6185.25%0.98%
Tuban3.57%2,9692,64512.25%2.22%
Victoria1.63%1,3561,3232.49%0.47%
Sablayan Total83,16976,1539.21%1.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sablayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 426,370,654.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009232,979,765.65
2010245,450,336.935.35%
2011267,700,370.619.06%
2012261,475,473.39-2.33%
2013296,563,477.0213.42%
2014336,020,469.7613.30%
2015382,467,664.1513.82%
2016426,370,654.5811.48%

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 Sablayan is 5 to 9, with 10,177 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 526 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,101
1 to 48,650
5 to 910,177
10 to 149,555
15 to 198,122
20 to 246,963
25 to 296,131
30 to 345,862
35 to 395,434
40 to 444,979
45 to 494,155
50 to 543,433
55 to 592,631
60 to 641,914
65 to 691,181
70 to 74786
75 to 79569
80 and over526
Total83,169

Historical population

The population of Sablayan grew from 12,685 in 1960 to 83,169 in 2015, an increase of 70,484 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.69%, or an increase of 7,016 people, from the previous population of 76,153 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,685
18,2563.63%
31,11711.29%
36,6993.35%
46,5462.41%
55,5733.38%
63,6852.96%
70,5061.41%
76,1532.84%
83,1691.69%

Location

The municipal center of Sablayan is situated at approximately 12° 50' North, 120° 47' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.8 meters or 32.1 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 Sablayan are Calapan, Batangas City, Lipa, Tagaytay, Tanauan, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Santa Cruz, Calintaan, Mamburao, Rizal, San Jose, and Victoria. Its distance from the national capital is 194.79 kilometers (121.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 194.79 kilometers (121.04 miles) to the North (N6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 83,169, ranked 211 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 845.10 square kilometers, ranked 2 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 38 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,512 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.69%, ranked 776 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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