Concepcion, Province of Tarlac

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceTarlac
Barangay count45
Postal code2316
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)242.99 km2 (93.82 sq mi)
Population (2015)154,188
Density (2015)635 / km2 (1,643 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 19' North, 120° 39' East (15.3243, 120.6554)
Estimated elevation above sea level38.0 meters (124.7 feet)

Concepcion is a municipality in the landlocked province of Tarlac.

The municipality has a land area of 242.99 square kilometers or 93.82 square miles which constitutes 7.96% of Tarlac's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 154,188. This represented 11.29% of the total population of Tarlac province, or 1.37% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 635 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,643 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Concepcion has 45 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)
Alfonso5.67%8,7507,78012.47%2.26%
Balutu2.54%3,9203,7454.67%0.87%
Cafe1.80%2,7762,6813.54%0.67%
Calius Gueco0.80%1,2331,11110.98%2.00%
Caluluan3.04%4,6944,726-0.68%-0.13%
Castillo2.24%3,4573,1599.43%1.73%
Corazon de Jesus1.37%2,1141,71623.19%4.05%
Culatingan2.10%3,2373,0715.41%1.01%
Dungan0.63%96583715.29%2.75%
Dutung‑A‑Matas3.84%5,9174,75324.49%4.26%
Green Village1.66%2,5601,91433.75%5.69%
Lilibangan0.83%1,27698829.15%4.99%
Mabilog1.66%2,5662,773-7.46%-1.47%
Magao1.44%2,2191,96912.70%2.30%
Malupa1.00%1,5471,27021.81%3.83%
Minane2.42%3,7253,5275.61%1.05%
Panalicsian0.78%1,2071,1990.67%0.13%
Pando1.64%2,5242,28210.60%1.94%
Parang2.11%3,2603,0805.84%1.09%
Parulung1.12%1,7251,5829.04%1.66%
Pitabunan2.02%3,1072,58420.24%3.57%
San Agustin3.92%6,0405,7764.57%0.85%
San Antonio2.06%3,1752,57023.54%4.11%
San Bartolome1.37%2,1131,87112.93%2.34%
San Francisco5.18%7,9837,3548.55%1.57%
San Isidro1.91%2,9502,8284.31%0.81%
San Jose6.32%9,7399,3514.15%0.78%
San Juan2.96%4,5654,12310.72%1.96%
San Martin0.26%4083768.51%1.57%
San Nicolas3.23%4,9855,412-7.89%-1.55%
San Nicolas Balas2.50%3,8522,87633.94%5.72%
San Vicente1.22%1,8821,66812.83%2.32%
Santa Cruz3.21%4,9484,7933.23%0.61%
Santa Maria1.07%1,6441,5307.45%1.38%
Santa Monica3.64%5,6105,5002.00%0.38%
Santa Rita3.22%4,9583,93426.03%4.50%
Santa Rosa3.14%4,8463,97222.00%3.86%
Santiago3.50%5,3914,62416.59%2.97%
Santo Cristo0.95%1,4631,31511.25%2.05%
Santo Niño2.58%3,9713,38217.42%3.10%
Santo Rosario1.18%1,8191,7195.82%1.08%
Talimunduc Marimla1.17%1,8011,52618.02%3.21%
Talimunduc San Miguel1.70%2,6242,28514.84%2.67%
Telabanca0.06%95230-58.70%-15.49%
Tinang2.95%4,5474,07011.72%2.13%
Concepcion Total154,188139,83210.27%1.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Concepcion for the fiscal year of 2016 was 282,172,935.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009151,817,585.89
2010160,853,638.965.95%
2011174,313,096.548.37%
2012170,317,924.29-2.29%
2013195,325,540.0114.68%
2014229,209,936.0017.35%
2015253,805,198.4310.73%
2016282,172,935.9911.18%

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 Concepcion is 5 to 9, with 16,436 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,164 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,252
1 to 413,239
5 to 916,436
10 to 1415,933
15 to 1915,430
20 to 2414,196
25 to 2912,403
30 to 3411,171
35 to 3910,557
40 to 449,238
45 to 498,304
50 to 546,821
55 to 595,625
60 to 644,180
65 to 693,103
70 to 741,817
75 to 791,319
80 and over1,164
Total154,188

Historical population

The population of Concepcion grew from 45,084 in 1960 to 154,188 in 2015, an increase of 109,104 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.88%, or an increase of 14,356 people, from the previous population of 139,832 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,084
62,2273.20%
72,5543.13%
80,6472.14%
103,1462.49%
101,243-0.35%
115,1712.80%
135,2132.24%
139,8321.23%
154,1881.88%

Location

The municipal center of Concepcion is situated at approximately 15° 19' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.0 meters or 124.7 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 Concepcion are Mabalacat, Tarlac City, Angeles, Gapan, San Fernando, and Cabanatuan. The nearest municipalities are Capas, Bamban, Magalang, La Paz, Zaragoza, and San Antonio. Its distance from the national capital is 88.37 kilometers (54.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 88.37 kilometers (54.91 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S23°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 154,188, ranked 70 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.82 square kilometers, ranked 405 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 635 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 267 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.88%, ranked 1,248 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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