Ubay, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count44
Postal code6315
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea, Canigao Channel
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)335.06 km2 (129.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)73,712
Density (2015)220 / km2 (570 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 3' North, 124° 28' East (10.0580, 124.4717)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.0 meters (32.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 335.06 square kilometers or 129.37 square miles which constitutes 6.95% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 73,712. This represented 5.61% of the total population of Bohol province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 220 inhabitants per square kilometer or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ubay has 44 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)
Achila1.94%1,4291,27611.99%2.18%
Bay‑ang2.59%1,9061,65615.10%2.71%
Benliw2.98%2,1932,223-1.35%-0.26%
Biabas3.53%2,5992,5731.01%0.19%
Bongbong1.21%89580710.90%1.99%
Bood3.84%2,8332,7174.27%0.80%
Buenavista0.96%7096883.05%0.57%
Bulilis2.78%2,0461,71119.58%3.46%
Cagting2.32%1,7121,5977.20%1.33%
Calanggaman2.29%1,6891,6234.07%0.76%
California1.28%94180117.48%3.11%
Camali‑an0.87%64258110.50%1.92%
Camambugan3.52%2,5912,25115.10%2.71%
Casate3.61%2,6612,5125.93%1.10%
Cuya0.73%5385164.26%0.80%
Fatima4.53%3,3403,2353.25%0.61%
Gabi1.94%1,4321,3783.92%0.73%
Governor Boyles1.20%885888-0.34%-0.06%
Guintabo‑an0.92%676686-1.46%-0.28%
Hambabauran1.63%1,2051,1068.95%1.65%
Humayhumay2.44%1,8021,7085.50%1.03%
Ilihan1.04%768802-4.24%-0.82%
Imelda2.53%1,8651,7615.91%1.10%
Juagdan1.61%1,1851,1215.71%1.06%
Katarungan2.28%1,6801,52410.24%1.87%
Lomangog3.60%2,6502,02530.86%5.25%
Los Angeles0.82%60143637.84%6.30%
Pag‑asa1.73%1,2731,1688.99%1.65%
Pangpang1.80%1,3281,2208.85%1.63%
Poblacion4.52%3,3313,633-8.31%-1.64%
San Francisco2.29%1,6881,6770.66%0.12%
San Isidro1.05%7717079.05%1.66%
San Pascual5.13%3,7833,12720.98%3.69%
San Vicente1.43%1,0561,074-1.68%-0.32%
Sentinila1.27%939969-3.10%-0.60%
Sinandigan3.04%2,2421,87419.64%3.47%
Tapal2.06%1,5161,37110.58%1.93%
Tapon3.84%2,8282,48113.99%2.52%
Tintinan0.96%70762313.48%2.44%
Tipolo3.43%2,5262,4562.85%0.54%
Tubog1.33%98388511.07%2.02%
Tuboran1.89%1,3941,3721.60%0.30%
Union3.25%2,3922,3322.57%0.48%
Villa Teresita2.01%1,4821,4075.33%0.99%
Ubay Total73,71268,5787.49%1.38%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ubay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 181,608,793.67.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009100,072,777.20
2010105,463,880.545.39%
2011115,888,215.339.88%
2012117,076,826.461.03%
2013128,889,038.9410.09%
2014146,175,588.8113.41%
2015164,790,741.7312.73%
2016181,608,793.6710.21%

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 Ubay is 10 to 14, with 9,624 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 713 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,750
1 to 46,965
5 to 99,049
10 to 149,624
15 to 197,116
20 to 245,324
25 to 295,006
30 to 344,555
35 to 394,378
40 to 443,926
45 to 493,610
50 to 543,243
55 to 592,786
60 to 642,101
65 to 691,633
70 to 741,194
75 to 79713
80 and over739
Total73,712

Historical population

The population of Ubay grew from 34,090 in 1960 to 73,712 in 2015, an increase of 39,622 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 5,134 people, from the previous population of 68,578 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
34,090
32,717-0.40%
34,1950.89%
38,2892.29%
48,9022.48%
50,7450.70%
59,8273.59%
65,9001.34%
68,5781.46%
73,7121.38%

Location

The municipal center of Ubay is situated at approximately 10° 3' North, 124° 28' 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 Ubay are Maasin, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu City, Danao, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are President Carlos P. Garcia, Bien Unido, Trinidad, San Miguel, Alicia, and Talibon. Its distance from the national capital is 628.96 kilometers (390.82 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 41.87 kilometers (26.02 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 63.70 kilometers (39.58 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Mandaue, 65.02 kilometers (40.40 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • Cebu City, 69.22 kilometers (43.01 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 70.64 kilometers (43.89 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 71.47 kilometers (44.41 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

Distance from Manila: 628.96 kilometers (390.82 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 73,712, ranked 296 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 129.37 square kilometers, ranked 271 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 220 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 902 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 914 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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