Concepcion, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count9
Postal code5516
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)19.82 km2 (7.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,037
Density (2015)204 / km2 (528 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 55' North, 121° 43' East (12.9127, 121.7207)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.6 meters (34.9 feet)

Concepcion is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 19.82 square kilometers or 7.65 square miles which constitutes 1.29% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,037. This represented 1.38% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.14% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 204 inhabitants per square kilometer or 528 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Concepcion has 9 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)
Bachawan11.49%464501-7.39%-1.45%
Calabasahan14.54%587647-9.27%-1.84%
Dalajican8.57%346388-10.82%-2.16%
Masadya6.24%252265-4.91%-0.95%
Masudsud9.17%370456-18.86%-3.90%
Poblacion22.54%9101,028-11.48%-2.29%
Sampong9.83%397417-4.80%-0.93%
San Pedro11.10%4484187.18%1.33%
San Vicente6.51%263325-19.08%-3.95%
Concepcion Total4,0374,445-9.18%-1.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Concepcion for the fiscal year of 2016 was 37,355,989.21.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
201124,845,993.21
201224,976,152.450.52%
201321,542,426.88-13.75%
201411,121,877.28-48.37%
201534,673,272.75211.76%
201637,355,989.217.74%

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 Concepcion is 10 to 14, with 477 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 80 and over, with 63 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 163
1 to 4362
5 to 9428
10 to 14477
15 to 19350
20 to 24239
25 to 29191
30 to 34182
35 to 39253
40 to 44239
45 to 49228
50 to 54257
55 to 59222
60 to 64150
65 to 69133
70 to 74122
75 to 7978
80 and over63
Total4,037

Historical population

The population of Concepcion grew from 2,998 in 1960 to 4,037 in 2015, an increase of 1,039 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.82%, or a decrease of 408 people, from the previous population of 4,445 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,998
4,8304.78%
4,9970.68%
5,0900.37%
4,910-0.36%
5,1260.81%
4,683-1.92%
4,166-1.60%
4,4452.39%
4,037-1.82%

Location

The municipal center of Concepcion is situated at approximately 12° 55' North, 121° 43' East, in the island of Maestre de Campo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.6 meters or 34.9 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 Concepcion are Calapan, Lucena, Batangas City, Tayabas, Lipa, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Gloria, Bansud, Pinamalayan, Bongabong, Socorro, and Corcuera. Its distance from the national capital is 202.19 kilometers (125.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 202.19 kilometers (125.63 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,037, ranked 1,552 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 7.65 square kilometers, ranked 1,532 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 204 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 907 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.82%, ranked 1,205 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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