Malabuyoc, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count14
Postal code6029
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malabuyoc for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,913,104.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,316,788.84
201038,592,130.596.27%
201141,580,494.847.74%
201240,829,958.64-1.81%
201345,576,817.3611.63%
201450,960,346.8011.81%
201557,514,457.7312.86%
201663,913,104.9111.13%

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 Malabuyoc is 5 to 9, with 2,146 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 268 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1435
1 to 41,647
5 to 92,146
10 to 142,066
15 to 191,982
20 to 241,812
25 to 291,469
30 to 341,259
35 to 391,100
40 to 44977
45 to 49909
50 to 54827
55 to 59704
60 to 64623
65 to 69460
70 to 74407
75 to 79282
80 and over268
Total19,373

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 1,265 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.75 square kilometers, ranked 1,237 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 280 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 724 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.96%, ranked 419 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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