Kabankalan, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count32
Postal code6111
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)697.35 km2 (269.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)181,977
Density (2015)261 / km2 (676 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 59' North, 122° 49' East (9.9904, 122.8164)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.0 meters (39.4 feet)

Kabankalan is a coastal component city in the province of Negros Occidental.

The city has a land area of 697.35 square kilometers or 269.25 square miles which constitutes 8.94% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 181,977. This represented 7.29% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 2.41% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 261 inhabitants per square kilometer or 676 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kabankalan has 32 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)
Bantayan5.35%9,7429,4293.32%0.62%
Barangay 13.25%5,9194,29037.97%6.32%
Barangay 20.88%1,6011,30222.96%4.01%
Barangay 30.85%1,5411,4456.64%1.23%
Barangay 41.07%1,9432,124-8.52%-1.68%
Barangay 50.58%1,0499876.28%1.17%
Barangay 61.57%2,8532,59110.11%1.85%
Barangay 70.33%607636-4.56%-0.88%
Barangay 80.47%861909-5.28%-1.03%
Barangay 91.45%2,6432,726-3.04%-0.59%
Binicuil4.19%7,6337,3423.96%0.74%
Camansi4.25%7,7386,99810.57%1.93%
Camingawan5.01%9,1108,8033.49%0.65%
Camugao1.60%2,9092,8651.54%0.29%
Carol‑an3.61%6,5666,2135.68%1.06%
Daan Banua2.52%4,5924,3914.58%0.86%
Hilamonan7.62%13,86912,21213.57%2.45%
Inapoy1.97%3,5893,4005.56%1.04%
Linao1.51%2,7492,6932.08%0.39%
Locotan2.86%5,2054,65611.79%2.14%
Magballo3.13%5,7015,1989.68%1.77%
Oringao6.31%11,47710,03214.40%2.60%
Orong3.99%7,2606,40113.42%2.43%
Pinaguinpinan2.38%4,3283,78614.32%2.58%
Salong5.34%9,7248,06020.65%3.64%
Tabugon5.77%10,50710,2812.20%0.41%
Tagoc1.84%3,3483,1346.83%1.27%
Tagukon2.36%4,2944,1144.38%0.82%
Talubangi2.06%3,7433,6891.46%0.28%
Tampalon6.65%12,10711,2157.95%1.47%
Tan‑Awan3.70%6,7336,3216.52%1.21%
Tapi5.51%10,0369,4236.51%1.21%
Kabankalan Total181,977167,6668.54%1.57%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kabankalan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 920,879,705.86.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009589,101,919.20
2010656,803,083.7911.49%
2011719,746,497.239.58%
2012633,075,062.26-12.04%
2013665,273,146.765.09%
2014742,953,086.4911.68%
2015838,684,012.2412.89%
2016920,879,705.869.80%

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 Kabankalan is 5 to 9, with 21,268 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,650 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14,064
1 to 416,384
5 to 921,268
10 to 1420,638
15 to 1918,904
20 to 2416,646
25 to 2913,883
30 to 3412,152
35 to 3910,710
40 to 449,740
45 to 498,856
50 to 547,950
55 to 596,625
60 to 644,923
65 to 693,441
70 to 742,363
75 to 791,780
80 and over1,650
Total181,977

Historical population

The population of Kabankalan grew from 59,341 in 1960 to 181,977 in 2015, an increase of 122,636 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.57%, or an increase of 14,311 people, from the previous population of 167,666 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
59,341
72,5671.99%
89,6954.34%
92,1090.53%
127,0003.26%
139,2821.74%
149,7691.57%
166,9701.51%
167,6660.15%
181,9771.57%

Location

The city center of Kabankalan is situated at approximately 9° 59' North, 122° 49' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.0 meters or 39.4 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 Kabankalan are Himamaylan, La Carlota, Guihulngan, Sipalay, Bais, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Ilog, Cauayan, Binalbagan, Candoni, Isabela, and Hinigaran. Its distance from the national capital is 546.69 kilometers (339.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 546.69 kilometers (339.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 181,977, ranked 59 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 269.25 square kilometers, ranked 67 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 261 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 752 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.57%, ranked 1,162 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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