Jabonga, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count15
Postal code8607
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)293.00 km2 (113.13 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,184
Density (2015)79 / km2 (205 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 21' North, 125° 31' East (9.3425, 125.5163)
Estimated elevation above sea level48.9 meters (160.5 feet)

Jabonga is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 293.00 square kilometers or 113.13 square miles which constitutes 10.73% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,184. This represented 6.54% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 79 inhabitants per square kilometer or 205 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jabonga has 15 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)
A. Beltran4.67%1,0831,149-5.74%-1.12%
Baleguian9.63%2,2322,1364.49%0.84%
Bangonay13.47%3,1223,0731.59%0.30%
Bunga2.75%638951-32.91%-7.32%
Colorado7.26%1,6831,5707.20%1.33%
Cuyago8.12%1,8832,015-6.55%-1.28%
Libas5.97%1,3841,455-4.88%-0.95%
Magdagooc6.39%1,4821,4641.23%0.23%
Magsaysay4.45%1,0311,155-10.74%-2.14%
Maraiging2.23%5185072.17%0.41%
Poblacion16.49%3,8223,7132.94%0.55%
San Jose3.38%784977-19.75%-4.10%
San Pablo4.90%1,13695718.70%3.32%
San Vicente6.62%1,5341,747-12.19%-2.45%
Santo Niño3.67%852964-11.62%-2.32%
Jabonga Total23,18423,833-2.72%-0.52%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jabonga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,364,536.64.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,888,290.48
201057,552,774.696.80%
201161,778,141.967.34%
201259,597,525.97-3.53%
201368,129,648.8214.32%
201474,955,424.5310.02%
201585,512,862.0314.08%
201695,364,536.6411.52%

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 Jabonga is 5 to 9, with 2,996 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 214 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1577
1 to 42,357
5 to 92,996
10 to 142,747
15 to 192,233
20 to 241,858
25 to 291,625
30 to 341,421
35 to 391,249
40 to 441,167
45 to 491,127
50 to 541,038
55 to 59898
60 to 64642
65 to 69452
70 to 74356
75 to 79227
80 and over214
Total23,184

Historical population

The population of Jabonga grew from 14,721 in 1960 to 23,184 in 2015, an increase of 8,463 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.52%, or a decrease of 649 people, from the previous population of 23,833 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,721
12,129-1.88%
14,7423.99%
15,9121.54%
18,6101.58%
20,1961.54%
20,5010.32%
23,0521.63%
23,8331.22%
23,184-0.52%

Location

The municipal center of Jabonga is situated at approximately 9° 21' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.9 meters or 160.5 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 Jabonga are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Surigao City, Gingoog, Bayugan, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are Santiago, Kitcharao, Alegria, Tubay, Mainit, and Tubod. Its distance from the national capital is 762.22 kilometers (473.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 762.22 kilometers (473.62 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,184, ranked 1,165 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 113.13 square kilometers, ranked 330 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 79 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,411 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.52%, ranked 1,588 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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