Odiongan, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count25
Postal code5505
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTablas Strait
Philippine major island(s)Tablas
Area (2007)185.67 km2 (71.69 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,367
Density (2015)244 / km2 (633 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 24' North, 121° 59' East (12.4000, 121.9825)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.7 meters (31.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 185.67 square kilometers or 71.69 square miles which constitutes 12.11% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,367. This represented 15.50% of the total population of Romblon province, or 1.53% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 244 inhabitants per square kilometer or 633 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Odiongan has 25 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)
Amatong2.80%1,2721,2561.27%0.24%
Anahao4.40%1,9971,998-0.05%-0.01%
Bangon3.01%1,3641,2598.34%1.54%
Batiano4.43%2,0081,9174.75%0.89%
Budiong5.72%2,5962,4376.52%1.21%
Canduyong3.95%1,7901,57913.36%2.42%
Dapawan9.09%4,1263,51717.32%3.09%
Gabawan5.70%2,5872,3818.65%1.59%
Libertad5.17%2,3472,3350.51%0.10%
Ligaya2.28%1,03587817.88%3.18%
Liwanag2.31%1,0479599.18%1.69%
Liwayway1.61%72959522.52%3.94%
Malilico2.09%9508995.67%1.06%
Mayha2.60%1,1811,189-0.67%-0.13%
Panique5.98%2,7132,874-5.60%-1.09%
Pato‑o6.31%2,8623,369-15.05%-3.06%
Poctoy5.22%2,3702,1778.87%1.63%
Progreso Este3.18%1,4411,3605.96%1.11%
Progreso Weste1.90%861880-2.16%-0.41%
Rizal3.78%1,7151,55810.08%1.84%
Tabing Dagat2.46%1,11798213.75%2.48%
Tabobo‑an2.91%1,3221,334-0.90%-0.17%
Tuburan3.78%1,7161,54411.14%2.03%
Tulay4.41%1,9991,9940.25%0.05%
Tumingad4.90%2,2222,405-7.61%-1.50%
Odiongan Total45,36743,6763.87%0.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Odiongan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 139,117,003.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200972,683,016.84
201080,950,620.5111.37%
201189,478,833.7410.54%
201287,812,927.62-1.86%
201396,722,149.2210.15%
2014108,867,367.4812.56%
2015126,661,256.0016.34%
2016139,117,003.319.83%

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 Odiongan is 15 to 19, with 4,918 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 579 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1851
1 to 43,849
5 to 94,321
10 to 144,804
15 to 194,918
20 to 243,586
25 to 293,113
30 to 342,928
35 to 392,705
40 to 442,721
45 to 492,653
50 to 542,176
55 to 592,010
60 to 641,498
65 to 691,167
70 to 74908
75 to 79580
80 and over579
Total45,367

Historical population

The population of Odiongan grew from 22,859 in 1960 to 45,367 in 2015, an increase of 22,508 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 1,691 people, from the previous population of 43,676 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,859
28,5012.18%
30,1981.17%
27,188-2.08%
32,4981.80%
35,5271.68%
39,0692.06%
42,0621.02%
43,6761.38%
45,3670.73%

Location

The municipal center of Odiongan is situated at approximately 12° 24' North, 121° 59' East, in the island of Tablas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.7 meters or 31.8 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 Odiongan are Roxas City, Calapan, Passi, Lucena, Masbate City, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Ferrol, Santa Maria, San Andres, Looc, Alcantara, and San Agustin. Its distance from the national capital is 265.55 kilometers (165.01 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 265.55 kilometers (165.01 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,367, ranked 536 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.69 square kilometers, ranked 558 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 244 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 793 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.73%, ranked 553 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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