Bambang, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count25
Postal code3702
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)345.00 km2 (133.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,433
Density (2015)155 / km2 (401 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 23' North, 121° 6' East (16.3899, 121.1061)
Estimated elevation above sea level329.6 meters (1,081.0 feet)

Bambang is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Vizcaya.

The municipality has a land area of 345.00 square kilometers or 133.21 square miles which constitutes 8.68% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,433. This represented 11.81% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 1.55% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 155 inhabitants per square kilometer or 401 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bambang 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)
Abian3.54%1,8901,58119.54%3.46%
Abinganan2.15%1,1511,03810.89%1.99%
Aliaga3.45%1,8461,59615.66%2.81%
Almaguer North4.02%2,1481,61932.67%5.53%
Almaguer South3.66%1,9531,8724.33%0.81%
Banggot8.24%4,4054,3012.42%0.46%
Barat3.40%1,8191,61512.63%2.29%
Buag6.90%3,6883,24813.55%2.45%
Calaocan6.24%3,3363,2392.99%0.56%
Dullao2.54%1,3551,11421.63%3.80%
Homestead6.65%3,5553,3057.56%1.40%
Indiana3.85%2,0591,9545.37%1.00%
Mabuslo5.09%2,7202,24920.94%3.69%
Macate2.90%1,5481,39910.65%1.95%
Magsaysay Hills3.14%1,6791,40519.50%3.45%
Manamtam1.60%85565929.74%5.08%
Mauan2.09%1,1151,126-0.98%-0.19%
Pallas2.16%1,1531,0569.19%1.69%
Salinas5.32%2,8402,44516.16%2.89%
San Antonio North3.73%1,9921,79510.97%2.00%
San Antonio South3.01%1,6091,5046.98%1.29%
San Fernando4.48%2,3952,2675.65%1.05%
San Leonardo3.57%1,9071,62917.07%3.05%
Santo Domingo6.00%3,2062,65920.57%3.63%
Santo Domingo West2.26%1,20998223.12%4.04%
Bambang Total53,43347,65712.12%2.20%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bambang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 169,932,800.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200991,955,150.45
201096,999,323.415.49%
2011108,536,537.1311.89%
2012110,550,799.611.86%
2013122,289,250.7910.62%
2014138,412,449.7113.18%
2015155,472,768.0512.33%
2016169,932,800.539.30%

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 Bambang is 5 to 9, with 5,411 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 534 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1988
1 to 44,305
5 to 95,411
10 to 145,062
15 to 195,118
20 to 244,857
25 to 294,353
30 to 343,964
35 to 393,715
40 to 443,272
45 to 492,953
50 to 542,605
55 to 592,199
60 to 641,747
65 to 691,154
70 to 74645
75 to 79551
80 and over534
Total53,433

Historical population

The population of Bambang grew from 15,592 in 1960 to 53,433 in 2015, an increase of 37,841 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.20%, or an increase of 5,776 people, from the previous population of 47,657 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,592
20,4742.70%
23,0732.43%
26,2042.58%
33,6632.54%
36,9751.77%
41,3932.45%
45,4401.29%
47,6571.75%
53,4332.20%

Location

The municipal center of Bambang is situated at approximately 16° 23' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 329.6 meters or 1,081.0 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 Bambang are Baguio, Santiago, San Jose, Urdaneta, Muñoz, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Dupax del Norte, Bayombong, Dupax del Sur, Aritao, Solano, and Ambaguio. Its distance from the national capital is 199.56 kilometers (124.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 199.56 kilometers (124.00 miles) to the South (S4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,433, ranked 440 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 133.21 square kilometers, ranked 243 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 155 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,090 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.20%, ranked 804 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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