Polangui, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count44
Postal code4506
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)145.30 km2 (56.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)88,221
Density (2015)607 / km2 (1,573 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 18' North, 123° 29' East (13.2937, 123.4843)
Estimated elevation above sea level27.4 meters (89.9 feet)

Polangui is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 145.30 square kilometers or 56.10 square miles which constitutes 5.64% of Albay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 88,221. This represented 6.71% of the total population of Albay province, or 1.52% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 607 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,573 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Polangui has 44 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)
Agos4.12%3,6313,3568.19%1.51%
Alnay2.72%2,3982,1949.30%1.71%
Alomon1.46%1,2851,16710.11%1.85%
Amoguis0.57%506518-2.32%-0.45%
Anopol1.31%1,1551,0856.45%1.20%
Apad1.89%1,6651,32325.85%4.47%
Balaba1.92%1,6971,35525.24%4.38%
Balangibang1.95%1,7161,6007.25%1.34%
Balinad3.69%3,2563,0327.39%1.37%
Basud4.25%3,7523,40810.09%1.85%
Binagbangan1.05%9229180.44%0.08%
Buyo1.21%1,0669907.68%1.42%
Centro Occidental4.06%3,5783,3845.73%1.07%
Centro Oriental2.71%2,3932,2645.70%1.06%
Cepres1.73%1,5291,4148.13%1.50%
Cotmon0.74%65252923.25%4.06%
Cotnogan1.87%1,6521,40517.58%3.13%
Danao1.28%1,13187928.67%4.92%
Gabon3.83%3,3813,2234.90%0.92%
Gamot1.61%1,4241,3952.08%0.39%
Itaran2.16%1,9021,7409.31%1.71%
Kinale2.72%2,4022,2048.98%1.65%
Kinuartilan0.67%5945871.19%0.23%
La Medalla0.97%8558411.66%0.31%
La Purisima0.65%572613-6.69%-1.31%
Lanigay4.34%3,8303,5926.63%1.23%
Lidong1.77%1,5631,35515.35%2.76%
Lourdes0.83%73359423.40%4.08%
Magpanambo1.52%1,3421,361-1.40%-0.27%
Magurang4.40%3,8843,8460.99%0.19%
Matacon4.99%4,3984,1486.03%1.12%
Maynaga1.53%1,3491,361-0.88%-0.17%
Maysua1.14%1,00489112.68%2.30%
Mendez1.16%1,0259913.43%0.64%
Napo3.91%3,4483,11310.76%1.97%
Pinagdapugan1.10%9698889.12%1.68%
Ponso5.71%5,0394,9272.27%0.43%
Salvacion1.37%1,2081,08811.03%2.01%
San Roque1.91%1,6871,53310.05%1.84%
Santa Cruz0.72%639652-1.99%-0.38%
Santa Teresita0.97%855927-7.77%-1.53%
Santicon3.26%2,8782,7444.88%0.91%
Sugcad4.52%3,9863,6379.60%1.76%
Ubaliw3.71%3,2703,2351.08%0.21%
Polangui Total88,22182,3077.19%1.33%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Polangui for the fiscal year of 2016 was 184,051,083.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009120,074,084.79
2010148,056,295.2523.30%
2011130,193,154.45-12.07%
2012121,905,545.57-6.37%
2013138,876,449.9613.92%
2014154,942,141.7011.57%
2015185,994,768.9920.04%
2016184,051,083.62-1.05%

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 Polangui is 10 to 14, with 10,624 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 759 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,828
1 to 47,648
5 to 910,580
10 to 1410,624
15 to 199,633
20 to 247,796
25 to 296,037
30 to 345,532
35 to 395,167
40 to 444,747
45 to 494,544
50 to 543,726
55 to 593,012
60 to 642,479
65 to 691,967
70 to 741,317
75 to 79825
80 and over759
Total88,221

Historical population

The population of Polangui grew from 38,374 in 1960 to 88,221 in 2015, an increase of 49,847 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.33%, or an increase of 5,914 people, from the previous population of 82,307 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
38,374
48,5862.33%
52,5411.58%
55,6101.14%
61,5561.02%
67,3141.69%
70,4510.98%
77,1221.26%
82,3072.40%
88,2211.33%

Location

The municipal center of Polangui is situated at approximately 13° 18' North, 123° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 27.4 meters or 89.9 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 Polangui are Ligao, Iriga, Tabaco, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Oas, Libon, Bato, Buhi, Guinobatan, and Nabua. Its distance from the national capital is 306.31 kilometers (190.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 306.31 kilometers (190.33 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 88,221, ranked 224 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.10 square kilometers, ranked 766 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 607 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 303 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.33%, ranked 994 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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