Alburquerque, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count11
Postal code6302
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)26.98 km2 (10.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,540
Density (2015)391 / km2 (1,012 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 123° 57' East (9.6102, 123.9573)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.0 meters (32.7 feet)

Alburquerque is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 26.98 square kilometers or 10.42 square miles which constitutes 0.56% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,540. This represented 0.80% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.14% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 391 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,012 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alburquerque has 11 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)
Bahi8.80%92878717.92%3.19%
Basacdacu7.52%7937594.48%0.84%
Cantiguib5.55%5855555.41%1.01%
Dangay7.30%769798-3.63%-0.70%
East Poblacion19.41%2,0461,82911.86%2.16%
Ponong11.62%1,2251,1219.28%1.70%
San Agustin5.24%5525264.94%0.92%
Santa Filomena8.67%9149110.33%0.06%
Tagbuane8.23%867888-2.36%-0.45%
Toril7.08%7467065.67%1.05%
West Poblacion10.58%1,1151,0417.11%1.32%
Alburquerque Total10,5409,9216.24%1.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alburquerque for the fiscal year of 2016 was 48,652,857.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200927,619,678.63
201029,358,532.666.30%
201131,746,847.938.13%
201232,249,934.291.58%
201335,183,233.969.10%
201439,821,166.0013.18%
201544,693,926.5112.24%
201648,652,857.328.86%

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 Alburquerque is 10 to 14, with 1,062 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 160 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1160
1 to 4764
5 to 91,036
10 to 141,062
15 to 191,021
20 to 24838
25 to 29756
30 to 34811
35 to 39686
40 to 44635
45 to 49549
50 to 54494
55 to 59431
60 to 64366
65 to 69298
70 to 74257
75 to 79161
80 and over215
Total10,540

Historical population

The population of Alburquerque grew from 6,285 in 1960 to 10,540 in 2015, an increase of 4,255 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 619 people, from the previous population of 9,921 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,285
6,9070.93%
6,505-1.20%
7,0621.66%
6,881-0.26%
7,7092.15%
8,7152.66%
9,6441.41%
9,9211.04%
10,5401.16%

Location

The municipal center of Alburquerque is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 123° 57' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.7 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 Alburquerque are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Baclayon, Loay, Loboc, Sikatuna, Corella, and Dauis. Its distance from the national capital is 639.16 kilometers (397.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Baclayon, Bohol, 5.17 kilometers (3.21 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Loay, Bohol, 5.95 kilometers (3.69 miles) to the East (S79°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 8.68 kilometers (5.39 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N70°E)
  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 8.78 kilometers (5.45 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 9.40 kilometers (5.84 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Dauis, Bohol, 10.09 kilometers (6.27 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 11.56 kilometers (7.18 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 64.67 kilometers (40.18 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 69.82 kilometers (43.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 71.20 kilometers (44.24 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 77.51 kilometers (48.16 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Cebu City, 77.61 kilometers (48.23 miles) to the North (N5°W)

Distance from Manila: 639.16 kilometers (397.16 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,540, ranked 1,515 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.42 square kilometers, ranked 1,559 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 391 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 505 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.16%, ranked 1,121 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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