Corcuera, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count15
Postal code5514
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)28.53 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,283
Density (2015)360 / km2 (933 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 47' North, 122° 3' East (12.7835, 122.0480)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.4 meters (34.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 28.53 square kilometers or 11.02 square miles which constitutes 1.86% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,283. This represented 3.51% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 360 inhabitants per square kilometer or 933 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Corcuera has 15 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)
Alegria16.73%1,7201,38624.10%4.20%
Ambulong4.74%487494-1.42%-0.27%
Colongcolong6.90%7106932.45%0.46%
Gobon6.54%673699-3.72%-0.72%
Guintiguiban2.81%289297-2.69%-0.52%
Ilijan8.25%8488193.54%0.66%
Labnig4.74%487514-5.25%-1.02%
Mabini2.90%2982748.76%1.61%
Mahaba7.39%760765-0.65%-0.12%
Mangansag9.36%9621,015-5.22%-1.02%
Poblacion4.99%513549-6.56%-1.28%
San Agustin5.37%552594-7.07%-1.39%
San Roque9.34%9609382.35%0.44%
San Vicente5.00%51441623.56%4.11%
Tacasan4.96%5104825.81%1.08%
Corcuera Total10,2839,9353.50%0.66%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Corcuera for the fiscal year of 2016 was 51,407,371.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
201132,629,098.53
201233,523,521.892.74%
201327,315,271.86-18.52%
201441,838,905.3253.17%
201546,828,200.3211.93%
201651,407,371.139.78%

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 Corcuera is 10 to 14, with 1,237 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 122 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1142
1 to 4705
5 to 91,121
10 to 141,237
15 to 191,162
20 to 24837
25 to 29630
30 to 34569
35 to 39548
40 to 44574
45 to 49575
50 to 54497
55 to 59444
60 to 64367
65 to 69269
70 to 74281
75 to 79203
80 and over122
Total10,283

Historical population

The population of Corcuera grew from 6,510 in 1960 to 10,283 in 2015, an increase of 3,773 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.66%, or an increase of 348 people, from the previous population of 9,935 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,510
7,8051.79%
8,7392.29%
9,4791.64%
9,438-0.04%
9,6580.43%
10,9722.77%
10,883-0.11%
9,935-3.26%
10,2830.66%

Location

The municipal center of Corcuera is situated at approximately 12° 47' North, 122° 3' East, in the island of Simara. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.4 meters or 34.1 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 Corcuera are Calapan, Lucena, Tayabas, Roxas City, Batangas City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Calatrava, Banton, San Agustin, San Andres, Romblon, and Concepcion. Its distance from the national capital is 230.92 kilometers (143.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 230.92 kilometers (143.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,283, ranked 1,461 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.02 square kilometers, ranked 1,487 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 360 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 514 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.66%, ranked 423 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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