Tabaco, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count47
Postal code4511
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)San Miguel
Area (2007)117.14 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)133,868
Density (2015)1,143 / km2 (2,960 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 22' North, 123° 44' East (13.3592, 123.7298)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.5 meters (37.8 feet)

Tabaco is a coastal component city in the province of Albay.

The city has a land area of 117.14 square kilometers or 45.23 square miles which constitutes 4.55% of Albay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 133,868. This represented 10.18% of the total population of Albay province, or 2.31% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,143 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,960 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tabaco has 47 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)
Agnas1.03%1,3771,2906.74%1.25%
Bacolod1.42%1,9071,8930.74%0.14%
Bangkilingan3.39%4,5424,2856.00%1.12%
Bantayan1.23%1,6451,4989.81%1.80%
Baranghawon3.25%4,3574,3450.28%0.05%
Basagan0.89%1,1901,0859.68%1.77%
Basud1.91%2,5612,4604.11%0.77%
Bogñabong1.89%2,5272,4851.69%0.32%
Bombon1.34%1,7882,055-12.99%-2.62%
Bonot0.89%1,18899419.52%3.45%
Buang2.20%2,9492,8025.25%0.98%
Buhian1.19%1,5991,33020.23%3.57%
Cabagñan1.70%2,2771,92918.04%3.21%
Cobo2.68%3,5923,21911.59%2.11%
Comon1.87%2,4972,22112.43%2.26%
Cormidal1.63%2,1872,1083.75%0.70%
Divino Rostro0.94%1,2571,429-12.04%-2.41%
Fatima2.93%3,9233,8302.43%0.46%
Guinobat1.43%1,9181,8125.85%1.09%
Hacienda4.22%5,6555,3675.37%1.00%
Magapo0.79%1,0631,0134.94%0.92%
Mariroc3.99%5,3444,77811.85%2.15%
Matagbac3.66%4,8954,5238.22%1.52%
Oras1.01%1,3561,3252.34%0.44%
Oson0.88%1,1841,07510.14%1.86%
Panal2.48%3,3173,2801.13%0.21%
Pawa3.17%4,2483,79112.05%2.19%
Pinagbobong2.24%2,9922,7847.47%1.38%
Quinale Cabasan1.15%1,5361,5111.65%0.31%
Quinastillojan1.35%1,8051,55516.08%2.88%
Rawis1.13%1,5161,4464.84%0.90%
Sagurong2.18%2,9212,8930.97%0.18%
Salvacion1.89%2,5252,05922.63%3.96%
San Antonio4.03%5,3935,1384.96%0.93%
San Carlos2.88%3,8593,5389.07%1.67%
San Isidro0.98%1,3061,18310.40%1.90%
San Juan1.14%1,5211,36611.35%2.07%
San Lorenzo5.90%7,8926,92014.05%2.53%
San Ramon2.55%3,4083,2046.37%1.18%
San Roque3.86%5,1734,9454.61%0.86%
San Vicente2.91%3,8913,5499.64%1.77%
Santo Cristo4.13%5,5305,4431.60%0.30%
Sua‑Igot0.86%1,1481,0568.71%1.60%
Tabiguian1.23%1,6421,44113.95%2.52%
Tagas1.82%2,4312,2159.75%1.79%
Tayhi2.53%3,3893,06810.46%1.91%
Visita1.23%1,6471,5476.46%1.20%
Tabaco Total133,868125,0837.02%1.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tabaco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 465,759,515.34.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009312,104,343.20
2010350,114,886.1612.18%
2011407,598,921.4116.42%
2012334,283,453.88-17.99%
2013360,832,296.407.94%
2014390,367,879.978.19%
2015431,572,197.7110.56%
2016465,759,515.347.92%

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 Tabaco is 5 to 9, with 15,344 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,202 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,778
1 to 411,733
5 to 915,344
10 to 1415,279
15 to 1914,566
20 to 2411,955
25 to 299,606
30 to 348,767
35 to 398,525
40 to 447,315
45 to 496,769
50 to 545,720
55 to 594,791
60 to 643,788
65 to 692,716
70 to 741,758
75 to 791,256
80 and over1,202
Total133,868

Historical population

The population of Tabaco grew from 46,416 in 1960 to 133,868 in 2015, an increase of 87,452 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.30%, or an increase of 8,785 people, from the previous population of 125,083 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
46,416
60,5722.64%
65,2541.51%
72,6342.17%
85,6971.67%
96,9932.35%
107,1662.16%
123,5131.98%
125,0830.46%
133,8681.30%

Location

The city center of Tabaco is situated at approximately 13° 22' North, 123° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.5 meters or 37.8 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 Tabaco are Legazpi, Ligao, Iriga, Sorsogon City, Naga, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Malilipot, Malinao, Bacacay, Tiwi, Santo Domingo, and Camalig. Its distance from the national capital is 326.85 kilometers (203.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Malilipot, Albay, 4.56 kilometers (2.84 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • Malinao, Albay, 5.01 kilometers (3.12 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Bacacay, Albay, 9.93 kilometers (6.17 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)
  • Tiwi, Albay, 12.10 kilometers (7.52 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Santo Domingo, Albay, 14.46 kilometers (8.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Camalig, Albay, 21.26 kilometers (13.21 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 326.85 kilometers (203.10 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 133,868, ranked 110 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.23 square kilometers, ranked 922 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,143 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 148 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.30%, ranked 1,021 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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