Pamplona, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count16
Postal code6205
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)202.20 km2 (78.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,596
Density (2015)186 / km2 (482 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 28' North, 123° 7' East (9.4722, 123.1184)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.2 meters (135.2 feet)

Pamplona is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Negros Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 202.20 square kilometers or 78.07 square miles which constitutes 3.75% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,596. This represented 2.77% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 186 inhabitants per square kilometer or 482 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pamplona has 16 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)
Abante2.02%761781-2.56%-0.49%
Balayong5.66%2,1282,219-4.10%-0.79%
Banawe4.83%1,8151,51519.80%3.50%
Calicanan6.69%2,5142,4452.82%0.53%
Datagon7.24%2,7212,39013.85%2.50%
Fatima4.64%1,7451,45619.85%3.51%
Inawasan3.56%1,3371,3201.29%0.24%
Magsusunog3.78%1,4211,3177.90%1.46%
Malalangsi8.69%3,2663,2440.68%0.13%
Mamburao5.22%1,9631,9291.76%0.33%
Mangoto3.93%1,4761,4472.00%0.38%
Poblacion16.47%6,1915,6499.59%1.76%
San Isidro8.37%3,1472,9975.01%0.93%
Santa Agueda8.60%3,2323,0416.28%1.17%
Simborio4.61%1,7351,54112.59%2.28%
Yupisan5.70%2,1441,61532.76%5.54%
Pamplona Total37,59634,9067.71%1.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pamplona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 101,558,090.24.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,354,118.78
201060,784,263.575.98%
201166,344,854.509.15%
201265,369,830.91-1.47%
201370,624,776.888.04%
201479,544,400.2412.63%
201592,769,518.2916.63%
2016101,558,090.249.47%

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 Pamplona is 15 to 19, with 4,069 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 361 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1704
1 to 42,971
5 to 93,822
10 to 143,897
15 to 194,069
20 to 243,685
25 to 292,893
30 to 342,302
35 to 392,214
40 to 442,124
45 to 491,895
50 to 541,870
55 to 591,607
60 to 641,300
65 to 69833
70 to 74601
75 to 79448
80 and over361
Total37,596

Historical population

The population of Pamplona grew from 18,383 in 1960 to 37,596 in 2015, an increase of 19,213 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 2,690 people, from the previous population of 34,906 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,383
20,5411.09%
22,0761.46%
23,2211.02%
27,9711.88%
29,2350.83%
32,7902.49%
34,5570.73%
34,9060.37%
37,5961.42%

Location

The municipal center of Pamplona is situated at approximately 9° 28' North, 123° 7' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.2 meters or 135.2 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 Pamplona are Tanjay, Bais, Dumaguete, Bayawan, Kabankalan, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Amlan, San Jose, Samboan, Sibulan, Manjuyod, and Ginatilan. Its distance from the national capital is 612.19 kilometers (380.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 612.19 kilometers (380.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,596, ranked 700 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 78.07 square kilometers, ranked 515 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 186 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 990 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.42%, ranked 518 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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