Asturias, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count27
Postal code6042
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)190.45 km2 (73.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,857
Density (2015)251 / km2 (651 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 34' North, 123° 43' East (10.5678, 123.7156)
Estimated elevation above sea level0.6 meters (1.9 feet)

Asturias is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 190.45 square kilometers or 73.53 square miles which constitutes 3.85% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,857. This represented 1.63% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.65% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 251 inhabitants per square kilometer or 651 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Asturias has 27 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)
Agbanga1.75%8387866.62%1.23%
Agtugop2.06%9849088.37%1.54%
Bago4.05%1,9401,8803.19%0.60%
Bairan1.83%87671422.69%3.97%
Banban1.68%805884-8.94%-1.77%
Baye1.30%62146035.00%5.88%
Bog‑o0.81%39026746.07%7.48%
Kaluangan1.36%6505929.80%1.80%
Lanao1.38%660782-15.60%-3.18%
Langub7.65%3,6633,16315.81%2.83%
Looc Norte5.09%2,4362,710-10.11%-2.01%
Lunas5.02%2,4012,12712.88%2.33%
Magcalape0.88%42036415.38%2.76%
Manguiao3.68%1,7601,6278.17%1.51%
New Bago3.64%1,7411,51015.30%2.75%
Owak8.06%3,8553,872-0.44%-0.08%
Poblacion11.43%5,4725,2384.47%0.84%
Saksak0.64%306359-14.76%-3.00%
San Isidro6.06%2,8992,7435.69%1.06%
San Roque5.62%2,6902,30816.55%2.96%
Santa Lucia8.32%3,9843,49414.02%2.53%
Santa Rita2.25%1,0761,0274.77%0.89%
Tag‑amakan1.86%89176316.78%3.00%
Tagbubonga0.96%4614580.66%0.12%
Tubigagmanok9.39%4,4964,3253.95%0.74%
Tubod1.86%89272523.03%4.03%
Ubogon1.36%6506460.62%0.12%
Asturias Total47,85744,7326.99%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Asturias for the fiscal year of 2016 was 128,664,158.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200962,694,339.27
201066,673,834.226.35%
201173,410,001.2810.10%
201272,557,429.75-1.16%
201384,198,063.7216.04%
201497,686,358.2616.02%
2015113,218,767.6815.90%
2016128,664,158.2913.64%

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 Asturias is 5 to 9, with 5,854 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 486 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,143
1 to 44,587
5 to 95,854
10 to 145,417
15 to 194,781
20 to 244,153
25 to 293,659
30 to 343,111
35 to 392,817
40 to 442,364
45 to 492,153
50 to 541,968
55 to 591,680
60 to 641,384
65 to 69989
70 to 74760
75 to 79551
80 and over486
Total47,857

Historical population

The population of Asturias grew from 28,818 in 1960 to 47,857 in 2015, an increase of 19,039 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 3,125 people, from the previous population of 44,732 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,818
25,157-1.32%
26,4110.98%
28,6551.64%
30,4040.59%
33,3551.75%
38,9613.39%
40,9390.69%
44,7323.28%
47,8571.29%

Location

The municipal center of Asturias is situated at approximately 10° 34' North, 123° 43' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.6 meters or 1.9 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 Asturias are Toledo, San Carlos, Cebu City, Danao, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Balamban, Tuburan, Calatrava, Toboso, Tabuelan, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 535.15 kilometers (332.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Toledo, Cebu, 22.99 kilometers (14.28 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)
  • San Carlos, Negros Occidental, 33.89 kilometers (21.06 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S74°W)
  • Cebu City, 34.59 kilometers (21.50 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Danao, Cebu, 34.48 kilometers (21.43 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Mandaue, 36.65 kilometers (22.77 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 38.25 kilometers (23.76 miles) to the Southeast (S42°E)

Distance from Manila: 535.15 kilometers (332.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,857, ranked 547 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 73.53 square kilometers, ranked 572 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 251 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 808 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 186 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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