Malabuyoc, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count14
Postal code6029
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)69.27 km2 (26.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,373
Density (2015)280 / km2 (724 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 39' North, 123° 19' East (9.6519, 123.3241)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 69.27 square kilometers or 26.75 square miles which constitutes 1.40% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,373. This represented 0.66% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 280 inhabitants per square kilometer or 724 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malabuyoc has 14 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)
Armeña5.24%1,01692110.31%1.89%
Barangay I8.46%1,6381,5783.80%0.71%
Barangay II6.14%1,1891,1691.71%0.32%
Cerdeña10.29%1,9931,76912.66%2.30%
Labrador3.78%733796-7.91%-1.56%
Lombo7.44%1,4411,29411.36%2.07%
Looc6.29%1,2181,1892.44%0.46%
Mahanlud2.86%554616-10.06%-2.00%
Mindanao2.75%53247412.24%2.22%
Montañeza16.67%3,2293,0595.56%1.04%
Salmeron3.94%7637117.31%1.35%
Santo Niño13.58%2,6302,5094.82%0.90%
Sorsogon5.24%1,0159674.96%0.93%
Tolosa7.34%1,4221,3743.49%0.66%
Malabuyoc Total19,37318,4265.14%0.96%

Historical population

The population of Malabuyoc grew from 11,883 in 1960 to 19,373 in 2015, an increase of 7,490 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.96%, or an increase of 947 people, from the previous population of 18,426 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,883
12,6280.60%
13,9932.08%
13,740-0.36%
14,6280.63%
17,0902.96%
17,015-0.09%
18,1170.87%
18,4260.62%
19,3730.96%

Location

The municipal center of Malabuyoc is situated at approximately 9° 39' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.1 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 Malabuyoc are Bais, Tanjay, Dumaguete, Guihulngan, Tagbilaran, and Carcar. The nearest municipalities are Alegria, Ginatilan, Samboan, Boljoon, Oslob, and Manjuyod. Its distance from the national capital is 602.95 kilometers (374.66 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 602.95 kilometers (374.66 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,373, ranked 1,280 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.75 square kilometers, ranked 1,251 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 280 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 734 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.96%, ranked 1,113 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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