Cabangan, Province of Zambales

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
Barangay count22
Postal code2203
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)175.29 km2 (67.68 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,163
Density (2015)144 / km2 (372 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 10' North, 120° 3' East (15.1589, 120.0555)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

Cabangan is a coastal municipality in the province of Zambales.

The municipality has a land area of 175.29 square kilometers or 67.68 square miles which constitutes 4.81% of Zambales's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,163. This represented 4.26% of the total population of Zambales province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 144 inhabitants per square kilometer or 372 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cabangan has 22 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)
Anonang3.54%8908830.79%0.15%
Apo‑apo2.61%6586333.95%0.74%
Arew4.17%1,0491,103-4.90%-0.95%
Banuambayo1.09%275303-9.24%-1.83%
Cadmang‑Reserva7.97%2,0051,35947.53%7.69%
Camiling6.29%1,5821,37515.05%2.71%
Casabaan2.40%6045823.78%0.71%
Del Carmen1.56%39235211.36%2.07%
Dolores4.84%1,2191,1733.92%0.74%
Felmida‑Diaz1.98%4994735.50%1.02%
Laoag4.86%1,2241,08512.81%2.32%
Lomboy2.55%64153420.04%3.54%
Longos4.18%1,0521,086-3.13%-0.60%
Mabanglit7.91%1,9911,73914.49%2.61%
New San Juan6.09%1,5331,36612.23%2.22%
San Antonio2.95%7427074.95%0.92%
San Isidro8.66%2,1802,0476.50%1.21%
San Juan6.58%1,6551,696-2.42%-0.46%
San Rafael3.70%9328539.26%1.70%
Santa Rita7.73%1,9441,76410.20%1.87%
Santo Niño3.96%9969791.74%0.33%
Tondo4.37%1,10099011.11%2.03%
Cabangan Total25,16323,0829.02%1.66%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cabangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,774,158.90.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,273,771.92
201049,902,293.683.37%
201154,903,166.0610.02%
201252,938,774.33-3.58%
201358,945,423.3911.35%
201467,346,417.1114.25%
201575,483,816.6612.08%
201683,774,158.9010.98%

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 Cabangan is 5 to 9, with 2,630 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1568
1 to 42,503
5 to 92,630
10 to 142,549
15 to 192,210
20 to 242,157
25 to 292,064
30 to 341,699
35 to 391,475
40 to 441,319
45 to 491,324
50 to 541,258
55 to 591,033
60 to 64806
65 to 69599
70 to 74344
75 to 79292
80 and over333
Total25,163

Historical population

The population of Cabangan grew from 7,484 in 1960 to 25,163 in 2015, an increase of 17,679 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.66%, or an increase of 2,081 people, from the previous population of 23,082 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,484
10,1132.99%
11,5862.77%
11,6360.09%
15,3372.80%
17,2312.21%
18,8481.94%
21,5191.84%
23,0822.59%
25,1631.66%

Location

The municipal center of Cabangan is situated at approximately 15° 10' North, 120° 3' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 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 Cabangan are Olongapo, Mabalacat, Angeles, Tarlac City, San Fernando, and Balanga. The nearest municipalities are San Felipe, Botolan, San Narciso, Iba, San Marcelino, and San Antonio. Its distance from the national capital is 117.68 kilometers (73.13 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Olongapo, 43.75 kilometers (27.19 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Mabalacat, Pampanga, 56.09 kilometers (34.85 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Angeles, 57.26 kilometers (35.58 miles) to the East (S88°E)
  • Tarlac City, Tarlac, 67.81 kilometers (42.13 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • San Fernando, Pampanga, 70.00 kilometers (43.50 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S78°E)
  • Balanga, Bataan, 74.44 kilometers (46.25 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)

Distance from Manila: 117.68 kilometers (73.13 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,163, ranked 1,016 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 67.68 square kilometers, ranked 588 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 144 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,114 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.66%, ranked 110 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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