Bolinao, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count30
Postal code2406
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLingayen Gulf [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)197.22 km2 (76.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)82,084
Density (2015)416 / km2 (1,078 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 23' North, 119° 54' East (16.3856, 119.8945)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.3 meters (53.3 feet)

Bolinao is a coastal municipality in the province of Pangasinan.

The municipality has a land area of 197.22 square kilometers or 76.15 square miles which constitutes 3.62% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 82,084. This represented 2.78% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 1.63% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 416 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,078 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bolinao has 30 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)
Arnedo6.52%5,3544,76012.48%2.26%
Balingasay5.40%4,4354,3102.90%0.55%
Binabalian4.92%4,0393,60811.95%2.17%
Cabuyao3.18%2,6072,5830.93%0.18%
Catuday3.35%2,7522,37415.92%2.85%
Catungi1.94%1,5941,671-4.61%-0.89%
Concordia5.25%4,3073,9788.27%1.52%
Culang2.04%1,6761,49512.11%2.20%
Dewey2.42%1,9841,9780.30%0.06%
Estanza2.30%1,8921,7696.95%1.29%
Germinal4.47%3,6683,5094.53%0.85%
Goyoden3.28%2,6912,5744.55%0.85%
Ilogmalino3.24%2,6602,4508.57%1.58%
Lambes1.41%1,1581,02313.20%2.39%
Liwa‑liwa3.17%2,6012,3809.29%1.71%
Lucero3.86%3,1682,9607.03%1.30%
Luciente 1.06.54%5,3664,9847.66%1.42%
Luciente 2.04.66%3,8223,6125.81%1.08%
Luna4.09%3,3553,3021.61%0.30%
Patar1.70%1,3971,3354.64%0.87%
Pilar3.40%2,7882,36517.89%3.18%
Salud3.88%3,1882,29538.91%6.46%
Samang Norte1.32%1,0841,0443.83%0.72%
Samang Sur1.45%1,1911,04913.54%2.45%
Sampaloc3.58%2,9402,7108.49%1.56%
San Roque1.10%90576218.77%3.33%
Tara3.33%2,7331,68362.39%9.67%
Tupa2.72%2,2311,98712.28%2.23%
Victory1.61%1,3201,2257.76%1.43%
Zaragoza3.87%3,1782,77014.73%2.65%
Bolinao Total82,08474,54510.11%1.85%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bolinao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 185,680,903.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200993,824,996.02
2010100,820,077.567.46%
2011113,042,662.8712.12%
2012115,326,758.632.02%
2013133,103,839.2315.41%
2014150,447,196.6913.03%
2015170,089,054.3213.06%
2016185,680,903.919.17%

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 Bolinao is 5 to 9, with 9,787 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 806 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,783
1 to 47,703
5 to 99,787
10 to 149,620
15 to 198,450
20 to 247,050
25 to 295,915
30 to 345,443
35 to 395,049
40 to 444,514
45 to 493,913
50 to 543,273
55 to 592,754
60 to 642,251
65 to 691,714
70 to 741,219
75 to 79806
80 and over840
Total82,084

Historical population

The population of Bolinao grew from 26,005 in 1960 to 82,084 in 2015, an increase of 56,079 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 7,539 people, from the previous population of 74,545 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,005
30,9031.70%
34,4082.18%
39,3352.71%
49,2022.26%
53,1271.45%
61,0683.03%
69,5681.81%
74,5452.55%
82,0841.85%

Location

The municipal center of Bolinao is situated at approximately 16° 23' North, 119° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.3 meters or 53.3 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 Bolinao are Alaminos, San Fernando, Dagupan, San Carlos, Baguio, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Anda, Bani, Agno, Mabini, Burgos, and Sual. Its distance from the national capital is 230.25 kilometers (143.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 230.25 kilometers (143.07 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 82,084, ranked 218 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.15 square kilometers, ranked 522 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 416 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 452 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 965 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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