Abucay, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count9
Postal code2114
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)79.72 km2 (30.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,880
Density (2015)500 / km2 (1,296 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 43' North, 120° 32' East (14.7213, 120.5348)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.0 meters (29.4 feet)

Abucay is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 79.72 square kilometers or 30.78 square miles which constitutes 5.81% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,880. This represented 5.24% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 500 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,296 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Abucay 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)
Bangkal1.74%6956349.62%1.76%
Calaylayan12.12%4,8334,39110.07%1.84%
Capitangan16.91%6,7426,04111.60%2.11%
Gabon13.55%5,4055,2413.13%0.59%
Laon5.77%2,3032,2452.58%0.49%
Mabatang22.98%9,1658,5716.93%1.28%
Omboy7.90%3,1493,219-2.17%-0.42%
Salian8.02%3,1992,88510.88%1.99%
Wawa11.01%4,3894,492-2.29%-0.44%
Abucay Total39,88037,7195.73%1.07%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Abucay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 110,756,826.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200961,217,552.05
201066,653,079.978.88%
201170,817,911.926.25%
201270,700,105.63-0.17%
201376,324,540.907.96%
201488,517,561.1015.98%
201598,836,935.8511.66%
2016110,756,826.4112.06%

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 Abucay is 5 to 9, with 3,885 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 328 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1773
1 to 43,164
5 to 93,885
10 to 143,631
15 to 193,573
20 to 243,553
25 to 293,200
30 to 342,961
35 to 392,986
40 to 442,544
45 to 492,307
50 to 541,923
55 to 591,691
60 to 641,440
65 to 691,062
70 to 74468
75 to 79328
80 and over391
Total39,880

Historical population

The population of Abucay grew from 12,900 in 1960 to 39,880 in 2015, an increase of 26,980 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.07%, or an increase of 2,161 people, from the previous population of 37,719 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,900
18,1403.39%
20,4372.42%
22,6922.11%
26,7081.64%
29,2701.73%
31,8011.79%
38,5542.69%
37,719-0.79%
39,8801.07%

Location

The municipal center of Abucay is situated at approximately 14° 43' North, 120° 32' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.4 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 Abucay are Balanga, Olongapo, Malolos, San Fernando, Valenzuela, and Navotas. The nearest municipalities are Samal, Pilar, Orani, Orion, Hermosa, and Dinalupihan. Its distance from the national capital is 50.08 kilometers (31.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Samal, Bataan, 5.37 kilometers (3.34 miles) to the North (N8°E)
  • Pilar, Bataan, 6.32 kilometers (3.93 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Orani, Bataan, 8.79 kilometers (5.46 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Orion, Bataan, 12.25 kilometers (7.61 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S23°E)
  • Hermosa, Bataan, 12.51 kilometers (7.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Dinalupihan, Bataan, 17.80 kilometers (11.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 4.67 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the South (S8°E)
  • Olongapo, 29.67 kilometers (18.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 32.59 kilometers (20.25 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 38.08 kilometers (23.66 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Valenzuela, 44.33 kilometers (27.55 miles) to the East (S88°E)
  • Navotas, 45.05 kilometers (27.99 miles) to the East (S81°E)

Distance from Manila: 50.08 kilometers (31.12 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,880, ranked 678 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.78 square kilometers, ranked 1,175 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 500 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.07%, ranked 86 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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