Roxas, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
Barangay count20
Postal code5212
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTablas Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Area (2007)85.26 km2 (32.92 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,201
Density (2015)624 / km2 (1,616 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 35' North, 121° 31' East (12.5898, 121.5167)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.5 meters (34.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 85.26 square kilometers or 32.92 square miles which constitutes 2.01% of Oriental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,201. This represented 6.30% of the total population of Oriental Mindoro province, or 1.80% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 624 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,616 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Roxas has 20 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)
Bagumbayan12.91%6,8686,3228.64%1.59%
Cantil5.92%3,1483,570-11.82%-2.37%
Dangay7.04%3,7433,4957.10%1.31%
Happy Valley2.25%1,1991,217-1.48%-0.28%
Libertad3.13%1,6631,5477.50%1.39%
Libtong4.23%2,2492,0857.87%1.45%
Little Tanauan1.66%881914-3.61%-0.70%
Mabuhay2.69%1,4331,24914.73%2.65%
Maraska1.15%61148226.76%4.62%
Odiong6.63%3,5253,3096.53%1.21%
Paclasan9.78%5,2024,9505.09%0.95%
San Aquilino6.10%3,2453,0934.91%0.92%
San Isidro3.90%2,0731,9745.02%0.94%
San Jose6.21%3,3052,65224.62%4.28%
San Mariano8.41%4,4754,3014.05%0.76%
San Miguel2.61%1,3861,20914.64%2.64%
San Rafael3.00%1,5961,5661.92%0.36%
San Vicente6.90%3,6723,17615.62%2.80%
Uyao1.73%92079815.29%2.75%
Victoria3.77%2,0071,9453.19%0.60%
Roxas Total53,20149,8546.71%1.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Roxas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 126,087,981.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200968,239,895.45
201072,452,592.756.17%
201180,240,603.2210.75%
201279,268,022.99-1.21%
201390,416,752.2114.06%
2014100,948,512.2011.65%
2015113,080,301.2312.02%
2016126,087,981.5311.50%

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 Roxas is 5 to 9, with 6,595 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 421 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,196
1 to 45,247
5 to 96,595
10 to 146,555
15 to 195,721
20 to 244,368
25 to 293,610
30 to 343,232
35 to 393,256
40 to 442,993
45 to 492,624
50 to 542,255
55 to 591,788
60 to 641,353
65 to 69930
70 to 74630
75 to 79427
80 and over421
Total53,201

Historical population

The population of Roxas grew from 16,940 in 1960 to 53,201 in 2015, an increase of 36,261 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.24%, or an increase of 3,347 people, from the previous population of 49,854 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,940
20,3421.81%
24,2733.61%
25,4580.96%
33,1782.68%
34,0450.48%
41,2654.21%
46,7111.72%
49,8542.40%
53,2011.24%

Location

The municipal center of Roxas is situated at approximately 12° 35' North, 121° 31' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.5 meters or 34.4 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 Roxas are Calapan, Batangas City, Lucena, Lipa, Tayabas, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Mansalay, Bongabong, Bansud, Bulalacao, Concepcion, and Gloria. Its distance from the national capital is 228.86 kilometers (142.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 228.86 kilometers (142.20 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,201, ranked 442 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.92 square kilometers, ranked 1,082 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 624 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 277 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.24%, ranked 465 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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