Bongabong, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
Barangay count36
Postal code5211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTablas Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Area (2007)498.20 km2 (192.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)72,073
Density (2015)145 / km2 (375 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 45' North, 121° 29' East (12.7452, 121.4866)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 498.20 square kilometers or 192.36 square miles which constitutes 11.75% of Oriental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 72,073. This represented 8.54% of the total population of Oriental Mindoro province, or 2.43% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 145 inhabitants per square kilometer or 375 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bongabong has 36 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)
Anilao4.10%2,9562,9270.99%0.19%
Aplaya3.75%2,7022,6233.01%0.57%
Bagumbayan I3.22%2,3232,361-1.61%-0.31%
Bagumbayan II2.03%1,4651,4163.46%0.65%
Batangan1.77%1,2791,14012.19%2.21%
Bukal1.09%7837248.15%1.50%
Camantigue2.47%1,7821,55114.89%2.68%
Carmundo2.29%1,6491,5347.50%1.39%
Cawayan4.10%2,9572,8752.85%0.54%
Dayhagan2.76%1,9902,005-0.75%-0.14%
Formon2.20%1,5871,5164.68%0.88%
Hagan4.71%3,3972,78322.06%3.87%
Hagupit0.93%672743-9.56%-1.89%
Ipil3.59%2,5892,4107.43%1.37%
Kaligtasan3.42%2,4672,18812.75%2.31%
Labasan6.54%4,7134,26310.56%1.93%
Labonan2.17%1,5621,5222.63%0.50%
Libertad2.41%1,7361,6495.28%0.98%
Lisap8.43%6,0755,16817.55%3.13%
Luna1.79%1,2931,2701.81%0.34%
Malitbog4.34%3,1312,69016.39%2.93%
Mapang1.14%82573013.01%2.36%
Masaguisi3.13%2,2572,2012.54%0.48%
Mina de Oro2.51%1,8071,7552.96%0.56%
Morente2.54%1,8331,7554.44%0.83%
Ogbot1.62%1,1711,1155.02%0.94%
Orconuma2.58%1,8601,8261.86%0.35%
Poblacion2.48%1,7901,62610.09%1.85%
Polusahi1.40%1,0119407.55%1.40%
Sagana3.74%2,6992,21821.69%3.81%
San Isidro2.89%2,0821,64926.26%4.54%
San Jose1.55%1,11596215.90%2.85%
San Juan0.65%4674611.30%0.25%
Santa Cruz1.69%1,2151,228-1.06%-0.20%
Sigange1.87%1,3481,373-1.82%-0.35%
Tawas2.06%1,4851,3728.24%1.52%
Bongabong Total72,07366,5698.27%1.52%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bongabong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 190,579,545.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009104,199,621.42
2010112,017,997.867.50%
2011122,812,032.099.64%
2012124,786,103.781.61%
2013140,150,152.1712.31%
2014152,481,322.788.80%
2015173,316,242.9713.66%
2016190,579,545.519.96%

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 Bongabong is 5 to 9, with 8,730 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 586 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,625
1 to 46,969
5 to 98,730
10 to 148,528
15 to 197,957
20 to 246,050
25 to 295,131
30 to 344,583
35 to 394,257
40 to 443,939
45 to 493,609
50 to 543,019
55 to 592,575
60 to 641,750
65 to 691,261
70 to 74897
75 to 79586
80 and over607
Total72,073

Historical population

The population of Bongabong grew from 22,018 in 1960 to 72,073 in 2015, an increase of 50,055 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.52%, or an increase of 5,504 people, from the previous population of 66,569 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,018
32,1673.78%
38,3583.60%
41,7191.69%
50,2131.87%
57,4032.54%
59,4770.76%
61,1270.38%
66,5693.15%
72,0731.52%

Location

The municipal center of Bongabong is situated at approximately 12° 45' North, 121° 29' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.2 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 Bongabong are Calapan, Batangas City, Lucena, Lipa, Tayabas, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Bansud, Roxas, Gloria, Mansalay, Concepcion, and Pinamalayan. Its distance from the national capital is 211.40 kilometers (131.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 211.40 kilometers (131.36 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 72,073, ranked 274 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 192.36 square kilometers, ranked 144 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 145 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,127 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.52%, ranked 914 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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