Gabaldon, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count16
Postal code3131
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)242.88 km2 (93.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,383
Density (2015)146 / km2 (377 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 27' North, 121° 20' East (15.4540, 121.3371)
Estimated elevation above sea level135.0 meters (442.8 feet)

Gabaldon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 242.88 square kilometers or 93.78 square miles which constitutes 4.22% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,383. This represented 1.64% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 146 inhabitants per square kilometer or 377 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Gabaldon has 16 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)
Bagong Sikat7.70%2,7252,6074.53%0.85%
Bagting8.87%3,1382,9924.88%0.91%
Bantug3.11%1,09976443.85%7.17%
Bitulok7.73%2,7342,7001.26%0.24%
Bugnan7.14%2,5282,3577.25%1.34%
Calabasa3.11%1,10092219.31%3.42%
Camachile1.44%51044315.12%2.72%
Cuyapa5.83%2,0631,35851.91%8.29%
Ligaya16.36%5,7885,25610.12%1.85%
Macasandal3.80%1,3451,2289.53%1.75%
Malinao5.36%1,8961,8611.88%0.36%
Pantoc4.56%1,6141,41314.23%2.56%
Pinamalisan1.83%649651-0.31%-0.06%
Sawmill4.17%1,4761,4670.61%0.12%
South Poblacion12.23%4,3273,85712.19%2.21%
Tagumpay6.76%2,3912,3700.89%0.17%
Gabaldon Total35,38332,2469.73%1.78%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Gabaldon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 101,968,545.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,873,958.65
201059,686,459.016.82%
201165,072,606.609.02%
201263,786,951.27-1.98%
201372,103,910.8813.04%
201481,618,360.2413.20%
201593,332,607.1314.35%
2016101,968,545.889.25%

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 Gabaldon is 5 to 9, with 4,102 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 307 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1770
1 to 43,329
5 to 94,102
10 to 143,859
15 to 193,262
20 to 243,009
25 to 292,657
30 to 342,414
35 to 392,376
40 to 442,021
45 to 491,965
50 to 541,563
55 to 591,268
60 to 64972
65 to 69696
70 to 74440
75 to 79373
80 and over307
Total35,383

Historical population

The population of Gabaldon grew from 9,907 in 1960 to 35,383 in 2015, an increase of 25,476 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.78%, or an increase of 3,137 people, from the previous population of 32,246 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,907
13,8653.34%
15,6732.49%
17,1691.84%
21,7442.39%
25,7503.22%
28,3242.06%
29,6190.62%
32,2463.14%
35,3831.78%

Location

The municipal center of Gabaldon is situated at approximately 15° 27' North, 121° 20' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 135.0 meters or 442.8 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 Gabaldon are Palayan, Cabanatuan, Gapan, San Jose, Muñoz, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Dingalan, Laur, Bongabon, General Tinio, San Luis, and General Mamerto Natividad. Its distance from the national capital is 102.97 kilometers (63.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 102.97 kilometers (63.98 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,383, ranked 744 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.78 square kilometers, ranked 420 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 146 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,125 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.78%, ranked 641 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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