Binalbagan, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count16
Postal code6107
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)189.96 km2 (73.34 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,270
Density (2015)354 / km2 (917 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 12' North, 122° 52' East (10.1968, 122.8656)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.0 meters (29.5 feet)

Binalbagan is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 189.96 square kilometers or 73.34 square miles which constitutes 2.43% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,270. This represented 2.69% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 354 inhabitants per square kilometer or 917 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Binalbagan has 16 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)
Amontay4.13%2,7752,6584.40%0.82%
Bagroy3.81%2,5652,4564.44%0.83%
Bi‑ao11.24%7,5597,1176.21%1.15%
Canmoros6.10%4,1043,8247.32%1.35%
Enclaro11.88%7,9907,4467.31%1.35%
Marina2.59%1,7451,835-4.90%-0.95%
Paglaum4.53%3,0442,9423.47%0.65%
Payao15.15%10,1919,9002.94%0.55%
Progreso5.54%3,7303,781-1.35%-0.26%
San Jose6.07%4,0803,9403.55%0.67%
San Juan2.67%1,7951,53017.32%3.09%
San Pedro5.06%3,4033,443-1.16%-0.22%
San Teodoro3.11%2,0892,395-12.78%-2.57%
San Vicente3.94%2,6522,709-2.10%-0.40%
Santo Rosario4.54%3,0563,326-8.12%-1.60%
Santol9.65%6,4926,1295.92%1.10%
Binalbagan Total67,27065,4312.81%0.53%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Binalbagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 175,997,509.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009102,591,534.52
2010112,110,619.899.28%
2011126,448,402.1012.79%
2012129,341,933.682.29%
2013140,881,153.028.92%
2014149,003,348.805.77%
2015169,681,575.2513.88%
2016175,997,509.723.72%

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 Binalbagan is 5 to 9, with 7,491 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 608 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,437
1 to 45,436
5 to 97,491
10 to 147,326
15 to 196,962
20 to 245,908
25 to 295,151
30 to 344,646
35 to 394,130
40 to 443,685
45 to 493,502
50 to 543,037
55 to 592,704
60 to 642,093
65 to 691,447
70 to 74973
75 to 79734
80 and over608
Total67,270

Historical population

The population of Binalbagan grew from 31,160 in 1960 to 67,270 in 2015, an increase of 36,110 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.53%, or an increase of 1,839 people, from the previous population of 65,431 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
31,160
36,7651.63%
43,9683.66%
49,4282.37%
52,0730.52%
54,6640.91%
58,2801.38%
64,7471.46%
65,4310.38%
67,2700.53%

Location

The municipal center of Binalbagan is situated at approximately 10° 12' North, 122° 52' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.5 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 Binalbagan are Himamaylan, Kabankalan, La Carlota, Bago, Canlaon, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Hinigaran, Isabela, Pontevedra, La Castellana, Ilog, and San Enrique. Its distance from the national capital is 527.53 kilometers (327.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 527.53 kilometers (327.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,270, ranked 306 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 73.34 square kilometers, ranked 556 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 354 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 536 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.53%, ranked 970 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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