Bombon, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count8
Postal code4404
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)28.73 km2 (11.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,512
Density (2015)575 / km2 (1,489 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 41' North, 123° 12' East (13.6865, 123.1998)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.0 meters (13.1 feet)

Bombon is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 28.73 square kilometers or 11.09 square miles which constitutes 0.52% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,512. This represented 0.85% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 575 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,489 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bombon has 8 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)
Pagao2.83%46842111.16%2.04%
San Antonio25.17%4,1563,77210.18%1.86%
San Francisco13.95%2,3041,94718.34%3.26%
San Isidro7.56%1,2491,2162.71%0.51%
San Jose7.75%1,2801,306-1.99%-0.38%
San Roque15.81%2,6112,636-0.95%-0.18%
Santo Domingo13.28%2,1922,0367.66%1.42%
Siembre13.64%2,2522,1037.09%1.31%
Bombon Total16,51215,4376.96%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bombon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 50,737,201.74.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,289,988.30
201030,154,323.256.59%
201132,797,622.118.77%
201231,915,134.98-2.69%
201336,264,039.1913.63%
201440,586,989.5011.92%
201546,338,204.8714.17%
201650,737,201.749.49%

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 Bombon is 10 to 14, with 1,986 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 141 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1344
1 to 41,563
5 to 91,981
10 to 141,986
15 to 191,751
20 to 241,374
25 to 291,234
30 to 341,039
35 to 391,044
40 to 44865
45 to 49799
50 to 54651
55 to 59590
60 to 64425
65 to 69345
70 to 74236
75 to 79144
80 and over141
Total16,512

Historical population

The population of Bombon grew from 5,179 in 1960 to 16,512 in 2015, an increase of 11,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 1,075 people, from the previous population of 15,437 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,179
6,4952.24%
7,4942.91%
8,2341.90%
10,8742.82%
11,7391.44%
12,8431.95%
14,0831.28%
15,4373.40%
16,5121.29%

Location

The municipal center of Bombon is situated at approximately 13° 41' North, 123° 12' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.0 meters or 13.1 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 Bombon are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Calabanga, Magarao, Canaman, Camaligan, Milaor, and Cabusao. Its distance from the national capital is 259.71 kilometers (161.38 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 259.71 kilometers (161.38 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,512, ranked 1,362 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.09 square kilometers, ranked 1,540 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 575 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 319 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 569 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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