Bagac, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count14
Postal code2107
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)231.20 km2 (89.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,936
Density (2015)117 / km2 (302 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 36' North, 120° 24' East (14.5967, 120.3922)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.7 meters (61.3 feet)

Bagac is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 231.20 square kilometers or 89.27 square miles which constitutes 16.84% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,936. This represented 3.54% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 117 inhabitants per square kilometer or 302 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bagac has 14 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)
Atilano L. Ricardo9.08%2,4472,22410.03%1.84%
Bagumbayan7.34%1,9781,76612.00%2.18%
Banawang10.34%2,7842,6903.49%0.66%
Binuangan2.28%6136090.66%0.12%
Binukawan8.75%2,3562,2932.75%0.52%
Ibaba6.27%1,6891,760-4.03%-0.78%
Ibis6.16%1,6601,40717.98%3.20%
Pag‑asa12.14%3,2713,456-5.35%-1.04%
Parang12.06%3,2483,0735.69%1.06%
Paysawan2.71%7316807.50%1.39%
Quinawan2.13%5745533.80%0.71%
San Antonio5.36%1,4451,29511.58%2.11%
Saysain10.61%2,8592,53912.60%2.29%
Tabing‑Ilog4.76%1,2811,2234.74%0.89%
Bagac Total26,93625,5685.35%1.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bagac for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,569,013.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,833,741.03
201058,554,872.094.87%
201163,988,864.619.28%
201261,748,052.28-3.50%
201370,030,545.3513.41%
201481,264,269.7116.04%
201593,706,245.9415.31%
2016103,569,013.8010.53%

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 Bagac is 5 to 9, with 2,865 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 210 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1522
1 to 42,367
5 to 92,865
10 to 142,481
15 to 192,609
20 to 242,360
25 to 292,147
30 to 342,096
35 to 391,886
40 to 441,518
45 to 491,442
50 to 541,256
55 to 591,154
60 to 64921
65 to 69594
70 to 74258
75 to 79210
80 and over250
Total26,936

Historical population

The population of Bagac grew from 6,889 in 1960 to 26,936 in 2015, an increase of 20,047 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 1,368 people, from the previous population of 25,568 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,889
9,2682.94%
10,6762.88%
13,1094.19%
18,2413.36%
20,9062.59%
22,3531.45%
24,2021.10%
25,5682.02%
26,9361.00%

Location

The municipal center of Bagac is situated at approximately 14° 36' North, 120° 24' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.7 meters or 61.3 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 Bagac are Balanga, Olongapo, Malolos, San Fernando, Cavite City, and General Trias. The nearest municipalities are Morong, Pilar, Mariveles, Abucay, Orion, and Limay. Its distance from the national capital is 63.33 kilometers (39.35 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Morong, Bataan, 16.37 kilometers (10.17 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)
  • Pilar, Bataan, 18.97 kilometers (11.78 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • Mariveles, Bataan, 20.73 kilometers (12.88 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 20.64 kilometers (12.83 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Orion, Bataan, 20.42 kilometers (12.69 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Limay, Bataan, 22.17 kilometers (13.77 miles) to the East (S80°E)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 18.45 kilometers (11.47 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Olongapo, 28.49 kilometers (17.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 52.61 kilometers (32.69 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 57.77 kilometers (35.90 miles) to the Northeast (N34°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 57.12 kilometers (35.49 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S77°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 57.56 kilometers (35.77 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S66°E)

Distance from Manila: 63.33 kilometers (39.35 miles) to the East (S89°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,936, ranked 1,026 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 89.27 square kilometers, ranked 472 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 117 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,274 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.00%, ranked 236 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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