Tubigon, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count34
Postal code6329
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)81.87 km2 (31.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,893
Density (2015)561 / km2 (1,452 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 57' North, 123° 58' East (9.9515, 123.9618)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.7 meters (12.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 81.87 square kilometers or 31.61 square miles which constitutes 1.70% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,893. This represented 3.49% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 561 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,452 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tubigon has 34 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)
Bagongbanwa2.27%1,04387619.06%3.38%
Banlasan1.94%891893-0.22%-0.04%
Batasan1.86%8521,107-23.04%-4.86%
Bilangbilangan0.97%444567-21.69%-4.55%
Bosongon2.82%1,2951,07021.03%3.70%
Buenos Aires2.40%1,10194516.51%2.95%
Bunacan2.09%959980-2.14%-0.41%
Cabulihan5.40%2,4772,3276.45%1.20%
Cahayag2.71%1,2431,2132.47%0.47%
Cawayanan3.28%1,5071,4553.57%0.67%
Centro5.38%2,4712,821-12.41%-2.49%
Genonocan1.50%68850635.97%6.02%
Guiwanon2.75%1,2611,2104.21%0.79%
Ilihan Norte3.02%1,3841,498-7.61%-1.50%
Ilihan Sur1.43%6576343.63%0.68%
Libertad2.57%1,1781,0957.58%1.40%
Macaas5.21%2,3912,2665.52%1.03%
Matabao2.38%1,0901,245-12.45%-2.50%
Mocaboc Island1.36%6246062.97%0.56%
Panadtaran1.88%864927-6.80%-1.33%
Panaytayon4.86%2,2302,0697.78%1.44%
Pandan2.65%1,2141,324-8.31%-1.64%
Pangapasan1.12%514596-13.76%-2.78%
Pinayagan Norte4.82%2,2122,0826.24%1.16%
Pinayagan Sur4.75%2,1801,95611.45%2.09%
Pooc Occidental1.85%8511,131-24.76%-5.27%
Pooc Oriental5.52%2,5332,644-4.20%-0.81%
Potohan4.66%2,1371,86814.40%2.59%
Talenceras1.79%8217982.88%0.54%
Tan‑awan1.43%655883-25.82%-5.53%
Tinangnan6.34%2,9092,7147.18%1.33%
Ubay Island0.43%196241-18.67%-3.86%
Ubojan5.32%2,4411,86930.60%5.22%
Villanueva1.26%58048619.34%3.42%
Tubigon Total45,89344,9022.21%0.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tubigon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 162,054,193.55.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200989,383,817.33
201091,958,577.642.88%
2011100,715,440.999.52%
2012106,738,122.805.98%
2013120,620,701.0613.01%
2014129,739,055.377.56%
2015143,483,918.7410.59%
2016162,054,193.5512.94%

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 Tubigon is 10 to 14, with 5,052 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 586 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1862
1 to 43,673
5 to 94,734
10 to 145,052
15 to 194,508
20 to 243,600
25 to 293,214
30 to 342,887
35 to 392,857
40 to 442,721
45 to 492,604
50 to 542,290
55 to 591,954
60 to 641,546
65 to 691,191
70 to 74968
75 to 79646
80 and over586
Total45,893

Historical population

The population of Tubigon grew from 24,040 in 1960 to 45,893 in 2015, an increase of 21,853 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.42%, or an increase of 991 people, from the previous population of 44,902 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,040
25,7680.68%
28,2751.88%
29,9931.19%
34,3021.35%
34,5780.15%
40,3853.38%
44,4341.33%
44,9020.38%
45,8930.42%

Location

The municipal center of Tubigon is situated at approximately 9° 57' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.7 meters or 12.0 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 Tubigon are Talisay, Tagbilaran, Naga, Carcar, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Clarin, San Isidro, Catigbian, Calape, Inabanga, and Sagbayan. Its distance from the national capital is 607.08 kilometers (377.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Clarin, Bohol, 6.97 kilometers (4.33 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 10.24 kilometers (6.36 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 11.90 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)
  • Calape, Bohol, 11.96 kilometers (7.43 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 14.53 kilometers (9.03 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 15.02 kilometers (9.33 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 34.76 kilometers (21.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 36.29 kilometers (22.55 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 36.31 kilometers (22.56 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 39.02 kilometers (24.25 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 39.78 kilometers (24.72 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Cebu City, 40.26 kilometers (25.01 miles) to the North (N11°W)

Distance from Manila: 607.08 kilometers (377.22 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,893, ranked 582 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.61 square kilometers, ranked 1,153 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 561 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 328 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.42%, ranked 474 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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