Orion, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count23
Postal code2102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,002
Density (2015)856 / km2 (2,218 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 37' North, 120° 35' East (14.6198, 120.5802)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.0 meters (29.5 feet)

Orion is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 65.41 square kilometers or 25.25 square miles which constitutes 4.76% of Bataan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,002. This represented 7.36% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 856 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,218 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Orion has 23 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)
Arellano1.15%644659-2.28%-0.44%
Bagumbayan2.34%1,3091,3090.00%0.00%
Balagtas3.51%1,9631,8337.09%1.31%
Balut2.48%1,3911,2878.08%1.49%
Bantan2.51%1,4031,421-1.27%-0.24%
Bilolo12.15%6,8035,84216.45%2.94%
Calungusan2.87%1,6101,4798.86%1.63%
Camachile2.83%1,5871,645-3.53%-0.68%
Daang Bago1.73%9691,016-4.63%-0.90%
Daang Bilolo4.90%2,7452,5437.94%1.47%
Daang Pare11.24%6,2974,28746.89%7.60%
General Lim7.06%3,9563,21323.12%4.04%
Kapunitan9.35%5,2375,0363.99%0.75%
Lati1.99%1,1131,368-18.64%-3.85%
Lusungan2.94%1,6471,6380.55%0.10%
Puting Buhangin4.81%2,6962,6003.69%0.69%
Sabatan6.52%3,6513,29410.84%1.98%
San Vicente2.48%1,3911,3602.28%0.43%
Santa Elena3.10%1,7361,50115.66%2.81%
Santo Domingo7.33%4,1073,8277.32%1.35%
Villa Angeles2.07%1,1611,480-21.55%-4.52%
Wakas1.37%7681,008-23.81%-5.05%
Wawa3.25%1,8181,8080.55%0.11%
Orion Total56,00251,4548.84%1.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Orion for the fiscal year of 2016 was 121,122,323.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200972,478,853.42
201096,653,506.8633.35%
201179,648,368.13-17.59%
201278,252,568.90-1.75%
201385,864,276.209.73%
201497,078,589.9413.06%
2015112,196,317.8815.57%
2016121,122,323.307.96%

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 Orion is 5 to 9, with 5,683 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 442 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,246
1 to 44,451
5 to 95,683
10 to 145,470
15 to 195,405
20 to 245,046
25 to 294,555
30 to 344,307
35 to 393,977
40 to 443,261
45 to 492,996
50 to 542,563
55 to 592,307
60 to 641,949
65 to 691,270
70 to 74576
75 to 79442
80 and over498
Total56,002

Historical population

The population of Orion grew from 14,672 in 1960 to 56,002 in 2015, an increase of 41,330 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 4,548 people, from the previous population of 51,454 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,672
19,6722.91%
24,2834.32%
28,0492.92%
35,2632.32%
39,5372.17%
44,0672.35%
49,1641.52%
51,4541.67%
56,0021.63%

Location

The municipal center of Orion is situated at approximately 14° 37' North, 120° 35' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.5 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 Orion are Balanga, Malolos, Cavite City, Olongapo, Navotas, and Valenzuela. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Limay, Abucay, Samal, Orani, and Bagac. Its distance from the national capital is 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Bataan, 5.99 kilometers (3.72 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Limay, Bataan, 6.53 kilometers (4.06 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 12.25 kilometers (7.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Samal, Bataan, 17.04 kilometers (10.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Orani, Bataan, 20.56 kilometers (12.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)
  • Bagac, Bataan, 20.42 kilometers (12.69 miles) to the West (S83°W)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 7.85 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 34.89 kilometers (21.68 miles) to the Northeast (N45°E)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 38.57 kilometers (23.96 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Olongapo, 39.61 kilometers (24.61 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Navotas, 39.81 kilometers (24.74 miles) to the East (N84°E)
  • Valenzuela, 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)

Distance from Manila: 43.19 kilometers (26.84 miles) to the East (S86°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,002, ranked 452 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.25 square kilometers, ranked 1,273 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 856 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 209 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.63%, ranked 934 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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