Tuburan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count54
Postal code6043
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTaƱon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)224.50 km2 (86.68 sq mi)
Population (2015)63,866
Density (2015)284 / km2 (737 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 44' North, 123° 49' East (10.7294, 123.8239)
Estimated elevation above sea level0.1 meters (0.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 224.50 square kilometers or 86.68 square miles which constitutes 4.54% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 63,866. This represented 2.17% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.86% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 737 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tuburan has 54 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)
Alegria1.50%958962-0.42%-0.08%
Amatugan1.28%816922-11.50%-2.30%
Antipolo1.95%1,2461,12011.25%2.05%
Apalan2.61%1,6651,38720.04%3.54%
Bagasawe2.84%1,8121,56415.86%2.84%
Bakyawan1.38%880890-1.12%-0.21%
Bangkito0.46%2962738.42%1.55%
Barangay I2.37%1,5121,585-4.61%-0.89%
Barangay II3.02%1,9281,66515.80%2.83%
Barangay III0.47%29926911.15%2.03%
Barangay IV0.40%254294-13.61%-2.75%
Barangay V1.58%1,01184319.93%3.52%
Barangay VI3.26%2,0841,82014.51%2.61%
Barangay VII2.15%1,3731,11623.03%4.02%
Barangay VIII3.90%2,4881,98025.66%4.44%
Bulwang1.06%674808-16.58%-3.39%
Caridad2.51%1,6041,5761.78%0.34%
Carmelo3.39%2,1682,1640.18%0.04%
Cogon5.40%3,4513,12510.43%1.91%
Colonia4.09%2,6152,25515.96%2.86%
Daan Lungsod4.06%2,5912,13221.53%3.78%
Fortaliza2.12%1,3531,16116.54%2.96%
Ga‑ang1.03%65753822.12%3.88%
Gimama‑a2.26%1,4421,3794.57%0.85%
Jagbuaya2.19%1,3971,3612.65%0.50%
Kabangkalan1.28%81873012.05%2.19%
Kabkaban0.79%50344612.78%2.32%
Kagba‑o0.80%510558-8.60%-1.70%
Kalangahan2.43%1,5541,4675.93%1.10%
Kamansi0.84%53948012.29%2.23%
Kampoot0.90%57343531.72%5.39%
Kan‑an0.49%31527912.90%2.34%
Kanlunsing0.32%204365-44.11%-10.49%
Kansi1.96%1,25099126.14%4.52%
Kaorasan0.59%37533312.61%2.29%
Libo0.47%30125518.04%3.21%
Lusong1.51%96280120.10%3.55%
Macupa0.57%3643436.12%1.14%
Mag‑alwa1.14%7266984.01%0.75%
Mag‑antoy1.13%7246757.26%1.34%
Mag‑atubang1.44%9211,096-15.97%-3.26%
Maghan‑ay0.97%620644-3.73%-0.72%
Mangga4.76%3,0422,8048.49%1.56%
Marmol2.29%1,4611,4163.18%0.60%
Molobolo1.03%65553821.75%3.82%
Montealegre2.61%1,6641,741-4.42%-0.86%
Putat6.53%4,1714,0014.25%0.80%
San Juan1.53%97484115.81%2.83%
Sandayong1.60%1,02580127.97%4.81%
Santo Niño0.70%45037719.36%3.43%
Siotes0.71%4524500.44%0.08%
Sumon1.42%9071,041-12.87%-2.59%
Tominjao1.49%95180617.99%3.20%
Tomugpa0.44%281313-10.22%-2.03%
Tuburan Total63,86658,9148.41%1.55%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tuburan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 150,746,533.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200978,924,563.08
201084,156,872.676.63%
201192,226,496.249.59%
201289,848,764.93-2.58%
2013101,841,199.6313.35%
2014117,366,018.5615.24%
2015141,102,152.5520.22%
2016150,746,533.486.84%

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 Tuburan is 5 to 9, with 7,330 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 747 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,373
1 to 46,097
5 to 97,330
10 to 146,847
15 to 196,327
20 to 245,759
25 to 294,759
30 to 344,032
35 to 393,709
40 to 443,302
45 to 493,022
50 to 542,762
55 to 592,355
60 to 642,097
65 to 691,518
70 to 741,004
75 to 79826
80 and over747
Total63,866

Historical population

The population of Tuburan grew from 37,720 in 1960 to 63,866 in 2015, an increase of 26,146 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.55%, or an increase of 4,952 people, from the previous population of 58,914 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,720
41,0710.84%
38,600-1.24%
42,9682.17%
43,0780.03%
47,8181.97%
51,8451.75%
53,6630.48%
58,9143.46%
63,8661.55%

Location

The municipal center of Tuburan is situated at approximately 10° 44' North, 123° 49' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.1 meters or 0.2 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 Tuburan are Danao, Escalante, Bogo, Toledo, Mandaue, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Tabuelan, Sogod, Catmon, Asturias, Borbon, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 527.13 kilometers (327.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tabuelan, Cebu, 11.50 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Sogod, Cebu, 19.79 kilometers (12.30 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Catmon, Cebu, 20.77 kilometers (12.91 miles) to the East (S88°E)
  • Asturias, Cebu, 21.45 kilometers (13.33 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Borbon, Cebu, 25.18 kilometers (15.64 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 26.32 kilometers (16.35 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)

Nearest cities

  • Danao, Cebu, 32.06 kilometers (19.92 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • Escalante, Negros Occidental, 37.60 kilometers (23.37 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 41.23 kilometers (25.62 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Toledo, Cebu, 44.22 kilometers (27.48 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S28°W)
  • Mandaue, 46.64 kilometers (28.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)
  • Cebu City, 47.11 kilometers (29.27 miles) to the South (S9°E)

Distance from Manila: 527.13 kilometers (327.54 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 63,866, ranked 148 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 86.68 square kilometers, ranked 193 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 210 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.55%, ranked 129 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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