Pantabangan, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count14
Postal code3124
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)392.56 km2 (151.57 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,925
Density (2015)76 / km2 (197 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 48' North, 121° 9' East (15.8073, 121.1442)
Estimated elevation above sea level315.9 meters (1,036.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 392.56 square kilometers or 151.57 square miles which constitutes 6.83% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,925. This represented 1.39% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 76 inhabitants per square kilometer or 197 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pantabangan 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)
Cadaclan8.05%2,4092,17011.01%2.01%
Cambitala6.91%2,0691,9237.59%1.40%
Conversion8.60%2,5732,5271.82%0.34%
Fatima4.51%1,35089451.01%8.16%
Ganduz8.22%2,4612,2947.28%1.35%
Liberty3.85%1,1531,0885.97%1.11%
Malbang7.98%2,3872,02118.11%3.22%
Marikit7.73%2,3132,08410.99%2.00%
Napon‑Napon4.06%1,2141,1604.66%0.87%
Poblacion East11.75%3,5173,3136.16%1.14%
Poblacion West10.08%3,0152,8744.91%0.92%
Sampaloc6.87%2,0561,76216.69%2.98%
San Juan5.74%1,7171,6017.25%1.34%
Villarica5.65%1,6911,6422.98%0.56%
Pantabangan Total29,92527,3539.40%1.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pantabangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 160,347,590.07.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009165,807,382.25
2010140,543,086.59-15.24%
2011150,614,756.117.17%
2012125,456,857.14-16.70%
2013151,414,588.1720.69%
2014163,812,209.028.19%
2015150,977,725.57-7.83%
2016160,347,590.076.21%

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 Pantabangan is 10 to 14, with 3,406 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 206 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1527
1 to 42,453
5 to 93,377
10 to 143,406
15 to 193,304
20 to 242,846
25 to 292,422
30 to 342,173
35 to 391,962
40 to 441,686
45 to 491,491
50 to 541,225
55 to 59980
60 to 64754
65 to 69530
70 to 74348
75 to 79235
80 and over206
Total29,925

Historical population

The population of Pantabangan grew from 8,169 in 1960 to 29,925 in 2015, an increase of 21,756 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.73%, or an increase of 2,572 people, from the previous population of 27,353 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,169
12,9984.65%
18,0746.84%
13,916-5.09%
18,3412.80%
22,1833.63%
23,8681.58%
25,5200.93%
27,3532.56%
29,9251.73%

Location

The municipal center of Pantabangan is situated at approximately 15° 48' North, 121° 9' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 315.9 meters or 1,036.3 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 Pantabangan are San Jose, Muñoz, Palayan, Cabanatuan, Gapan, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Rizal, Alfonso Castañeda, Carranglan, Bongabon, Llanera, and General Mamerto Natividad. Its distance from the national capital is 135.78 kilometers (84.37 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 135.78 kilometers (84.37 miles) to the South (S7°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,925, ranked 892 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 151.57 square kilometers, ranked 212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 76 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,373 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.73%, ranked 1,035 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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