Baco, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
Barangay count27
Postal code5201
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVerde Island Passage
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Area (2007)216.23 km2 (83.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,215
Density (2015)172 / km2 (446 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 21' North, 121° 6' East (13.3580, 121.0965)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.0 meters (39.4 feet)

Baco is a coastal municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro.

The municipality has a land area of 216.23 square kilometers or 83.49 square miles which constitutes 5.10% of Oriental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,215. This represented 4.41% of the total population of Oriental Mindoro province, or 1.26% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 446 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baco has 27 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)
Alag3.22%1,1981,1831.27%0.24%
Bangkatan5.30%1,9741,76311.97%2.18%
Baras4.37%1,6261,5058.04%1.48%
Bayanan4.36%1,6231,44112.63%2.29%
Burbuli1.81%675964-29.98%-6.56%
Catwiran I3.73%1,3871,22013.69%2.47%
Catwiran II4.13%1,5381,4684.77%0.89%
Dulangan I5.02%1,8692,055-9.05%-1.79%
Dulangan II6.47%2,4062,3791.13%0.22%
Lantuyang2.68%99682520.73%3.65%
Lumang Bayan1.57%584645-9.46%-1.87%
Malapad1.20%4464118.52%1.57%
Mangangan I6.71%2,4982,11418.16%3.23%
Mangangan II2.06%7667472.54%0.48%
Mayabig3.82%1,4221,4061.14%0.22%
Pambisan2.99%1,11496615.32%2.75%
Poblacion8.12%3,0212,8466.15%1.14%
Pulang‑Tubig2.28%8497996.26%1.16%
Putican‑Cabulo1.27%4734387.99%1.47%
San Andres0.76%2842705.19%0.97%
San Ignacio5.34%1,9861,8099.78%1.79%
Santa Cruz1.18%4404107.32%1.35%
Santa Rosa I5.06%1,8841,62016.30%2.92%
Santa Rosa II4.57%1,7021,6831.13%0.21%
Tabon‑tabon4.16%1,5481,4149.48%1.74%
Tagumpay3.87%1,4391,3953.15%0.59%
Water3.94%1,4671,28414.25%2.57%
Baco Total37,21535,0606.15%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,438,690.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,760,214.41
201061,286,482.554.30%
201168,547,210.6211.85%
201266,270,048.22-3.32%
201373,510,526.4710.93%
201483,072,951.8413.01%
201594,247,218.3413.45%
2016104,438,690.3210.81%

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 Baco is 5 to 9, with 4,480 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 310 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1862
1 to 43,471
5 to 94,480
10 to 144,310
15 to 193,851
20 to 243,167
25 to 292,792
30 to 342,530
35 to 392,402
40 to 441,974
45 to 491,796
50 to 541,512
55 to 591,257
60 to 641,000
65 to 69706
70 to 74480
75 to 79315
80 and over310
Total37,215

Historical population

The population of Baco grew from 10,213 in 1960 to 37,215 in 2015, an increase of 27,002 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 2,155 people, from the previous population of 35,060 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,213
13,6872.91%
15,7382.84%
18,6073.40%
23,8002.49%
25,9151.61%
30,1673.31%
34,1271.72%
35,0600.99%
37,2151.14%

Location

The municipal center of Baco is situated at approximately 13° 21' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.0 meters or 39.4 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 Baco are Calapan, Batangas City, Lipa, Tanauan, San Pablo, and Tagaytay. The nearest municipalities are San Teodoro, Puerto Galera, Naujan, Victoria, Lobo, and Tingloy. Its distance from the national capital is 136.95 kilometers (85.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 136.95 kilometers (85.10 miles) to the North (N5°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,215, ranked 699 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 83.49 square kilometers, ranked 473 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,034 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 954 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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