Bamban, Province of Tarlac

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceTarlac
Barangay count15
Postal code2317
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)251.98 km2 (97.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)69,466
Density (2015)276 / km2 (714 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 16' North, 120° 34' East (15.2732, 120.5668)
Estimated elevation above sea level79.8 meters (261.7 feet)

Bamban is a municipality in the landlocked province of Tarlac.

The municipality has a land area of 251.98 square kilometers or 97.29 square miles which constitutes 8.25% of Tarlac's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 69,466. This represented 5.09% of the total population of Tarlac province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 276 inhabitants per square kilometer or 714 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bamban has 15 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)
Anupul28.45%19,76217,35613.86%2.50%
Banaba1.15%80153649.44%7.95%
Bangcu0.27%191194-1.55%-0.30%
Culubasa0.39%271356-23.88%-5.06%
Dela Cruz3.30%2,2921,86722.76%3.98%
La Paz1.63%1,1351,0607.08%1.31%
Lourdes7.80%5,4204,57518.47%3.28%
Malonzo0.05%3471-52.11%-13.08%
San Nicolas28.42%19,73918,9374.24%0.79%
San Pedro0.27%18913045.38%7.38%
San Rafael2.96%2,0581,48338.77%6.44%
San Roque15.37%10,67810,0436.32%1.17%
San Vicente3.85%2,6761,99334.27%5.77%
Santo Niño3.04%2,1111,90610.76%1.96%
Virgen de los Remedios3.04%2,1091,90610.65%1.95%
Bamban Total69,46662,41311.30%2.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bamban for the fiscal year of 2016 was 160,283,175.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200990,505,125.10
201097,290,413.037.50%
2011102,583,398.175.44%
201299,486,479.38-3.02%
2013110,120,313.4810.69%
2014115,401,631.664.80%
2015148,200,245.0328.42%
2016160,283,175.608.15%

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 Bamban is 10 to 14, with 7,830 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 421 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,430
1 to 45,940
5 to 97,710
10 to 147,830
15 to 197,349
20 to 246,570
25 to 295,682
30 to 344,848
35 to 394,673
40 to 444,003
45 to 493,650
50 to 543,004
55 to 592,327
60 to 641,655
65 to 691,261
70 to 74650
75 to 79463
80 and over421
Total69,466

Historical population

The population of Bamban grew from 13,527 in 1960 to 69,466 in 2015, an increase of 55,939 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.06%, or an increase of 7,053 people, from the previous population of 62,413 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,527
18,4743.10%
22,7234.24%
26,0722.79%
35,6393.18%
37,1150.76%
46,3604.88%
61,6444.01%
62,4130.45%
69,4662.06%

Location

The municipal center of Bamban is situated at approximately 15° 16' North, 120° 34' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 79.8 meters or 261.7 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 Bamban are Mabalacat, Angeles, Tarlac City, San Fernando, Gapan, and Cabanatuan. The nearest municipalities are Capas, Concepcion, Magalang, Porac, San Jose, and La Paz. Its distance from the national capital is 87.63 kilometers (54.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Capas, Tarlac, 7.39 kilometers (4.59 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)
  • Concepcion, Tarlac, 11.07 kilometers (6.88 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • Magalang, Pampanga, 12.09 kilometers (7.51 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S57°E)
  • Porac, Pampanga, 22.40 kilometers (13.92 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • San Jose, Tarlac, 23.00 kilometers (14.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • La Paz, Tarlac, 25.45 kilometers (15.81 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 87.63 kilometers (54.45 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 69,466, ranked 272 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 97.29 square kilometers, ranked 382 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 276 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 697 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.06%, ranked 1,514 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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