Pio V. Corpuz, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
Barangay count18
Postal code5406
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Area (2007)89.33 km2 (34.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,236
Density (2015)260 / km2 (674 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 53' North, 124° 3' East (11.8837, 124.0498)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.8 meters (15.8 feet)

Pio V. Corpuz, formerly known as Limbuhan, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Masbate.

The municipality has a land area of 89.33 square kilometers or 34.49 square miles which constitutes 2.15% of Masbate's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,236. This represented 2.60% of the total population of Masbate province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 260 inhabitants per square kilometer or 674 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pio V. Corpuz has 18 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)
Alegria6.66%1,5471,4675.45%1.02%
Buenasuerte5.69%1,3221,327-0.38%-0.07%
Bugang2.87%667715-6.71%-1.31%
Bugtong3.89%905926-2.27%-0.44%
Bunducan5.39%1,2531,2381.21%0.23%
Cabangrayan6.81%1,5831,4965.82%1.08%
Calongongan4.82%1,1201,01610.24%1.87%
Casabangan5.14%1,1941,218-1.97%-0.38%
Guindawahan8.34%1,9391,8962.27%0.43%
Labigan3.23%750853-12.08%-2.42%
Lampuyang3.29%764813-6.03%-1.18%
Mabuhay2.66%6185767.29%1.35%
Palho4.55%1,0581,107-4.43%-0.86%
Poblacion13.96%3,2443,1642.53%0.48%
Salvacion6.03%1,4011,427-1.82%-0.35%
Tanque7.18%1,6681,670-0.12%-0.02%
Tubigan4.36%1,0141,046-3.06%-0.59%
Tubog5.12%1,1891,337-11.07%-2.21%
Pio V. Corpuz Total23,23623,292-0.24%-0.05%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pio V. Corpuz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 69,586,007.59.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,713,072.79
201041,499,983.097.20%
201144,861,692.868.10%
201243,621,278.09-2.76%
201348,660,664.4811.55%
201455,189,485.4513.42%
201562,507,610.4413.26%
201669,586,007.5911.32%

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 Pio V. Corpuz is 10 to 14, with 2,931 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 300 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1516
1 to 42,328
5 to 92,902
10 to 142,931
15 to 192,274
20 to 241,511
25 to 291,289
30 to 341,208
35 to 391,261
40 to 441,149
45 to 491,102
50 to 541,071
55 to 591,040
60 to 64844
65 to 69641
70 to 74541
75 to 79328
80 and over300
Total23,236

Historical population

The population of Pio V. Corpuz grew from 16,317 in 1960 to 23,236 in 2015, an increase of 6,919 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.05%, or a decrease of 56 people, from the previous population of 23,292 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,317
17,4730.67%
20,0302.78%
21,0210.97%
18,847-1.09%
20,6491.73%
21,5190.89%
22,1020.37%
23,2921.93%
23,236-0.05%

Location

The municipal center of Pio V. Corpuz is situated at approximately 11° 53' North, 124° 3' East, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.8 meters or 15.8 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 Pio V. Corpuz are Calbayog, Masbate City, Bogo, Catbalogan, Ormoc, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Cataingan, Placer, Esperanza, Tagapul-an, Almagro, and Cawayan. Its distance from the national capital is 447.62 kilometers (278.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 447.62 kilometers (278.14 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,236, ranked 1,121 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.49 square kilometers, ranked 1,070 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 260 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 758 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.05%, ranked 1,105 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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