Calubian, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count53
Postal code6534
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea, Visayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)100.95 km2 (38.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,228
Density (2015)309 / km2 (801 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 27' North, 124° 26' East (11.4459, 124.4280)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.8 meters (35.5 feet)

Calubian is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 100.95 square kilometers or 38.98 square miles which constitutes 1.60% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,228. This represented 1.81% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.70% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 309 inhabitants per square kilometer or 801 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calubian has 53 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)
Abanilla2.42%7556889.74%1.79%
Agas2.73%85273915.29%2.75%
Anislagan1.46%4574530.88%0.17%
Bunacan1.52%476502-5.18%-1.01%
Cabalhin2.50%7817592.90%0.55%
Cabalquinto3.37%1,0521,0331.84%0.35%
Cabradilla0.92%28624616.26%2.91%
Caneja1.27%3973823.93%0.74%
Cantonghao0.77%24020715.94%2.86%
Caroyocan1.34%417460-9.35%-1.85%
Casiongan2.53%78956240.39%6.67%
Cristina4.09%1,2781,1719.14%1.68%
Dalumpines1.79%5605501.82%0.34%
Don Luis1.73%5415351.12%0.21%
Dulao1.21%37825548.24%7.78%
Efe1.56%4874674.28%0.80%
Enage2.47%77158332.25%5.47%
Espinosa1.41%4394302.09%0.40%
Ferdinand E. Marcos2.51%78370810.59%1.94%
Garganera0.84%2622600.77%0.15%
Garrido1.24%3873588.10%1.49%
Guadalupe1.22%3823654.66%0.87%
Gutosan1.90%5935429.41%1.73%
Igang2.15%67155920.04%3.54%
Inalad3.35%1,04792613.07%2.37%
Jubay3.19%9951,013-1.78%-0.34%
Juson1.38%43138711.37%2.07%
Kawayan Bogtong1.69%52744917.37%3.10%
Kawayanan1.88%58746725.70%4.45%
Kokoy Romualdez2.13%66560410.10%1.85%
Labtic1.66%518577-10.23%-2.03%
Laray2.13%665747-10.98%-2.19%
M. Veloso2.06%643701-8.27%-1.63%
Mahait2.81%8768463.55%0.67%
Malobago1.62%506523-3.25%-0.63%
Matagok2.62%8177804.74%0.89%
Nipa1.69%527538-2.04%-0.39%
Obispo2.47%772778-0.77%-0.15%
Padoga1.91%596644-7.45%-1.46%
Pagatpat1.27%39734515.07%2.71%
Pangpang0.83%2602456.12%1.14%
Patag1.22%3823712.96%0.56%
Pates0.66%2061974.57%0.85%
Paula1.22%3803683.26%0.61%
Petrolio1.62%50540724.08%4.19%
Poblacion1.58%4944910.61%0.12%
Railes1.17%36427532.36%5.48%
Tabla0.84%262279-6.09%-1.19%
Tagharigue2.76%861875-1.60%-0.31%
Tuburan1.25%39134812.36%2.24%
Villahermosa2.06%643669-3.89%-0.75%
Villalon3.39%1,0591,102-3.90%-0.75%
Villanueva2.62%818853-4.10%-0.79%
Calubian Total31,22829,6195.43%1.01%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Calubian for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,836,473.98.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200946,161,271.77
201049,756,749.847.79%
201154,431,465.539.40%
201252,994,289.31-2.64%
201357,350,556.008.22%
201464,763,186.0712.93%
201573,940,257.8314.17%
201680,836,473.989.33%

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 Calubian is 5 to 9, with 3,459 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 402 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1553
1 to 42,781
5 to 93,459
10 to 143,445
15 to 193,101
20 to 242,521
25 to 292,059
30 to 341,878
35 to 391,756
40 to 441,656
45 to 491,583
50 to 541,490
55 to 591,349
60 to 641,170
65 to 69875
70 to 74688
75 to 79462
80 and over402
Total31,228

Historical population

The population of Calubian grew from 30,354 in 1960 to 31,228 in 2015, an increase of 874 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 1,609 people, from the previous population of 29,619 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
30,354
26,661-1.26%
25,821-0.64%
26,5640.57%
25,968-0.23%
31,0743.42%
28,421-1.90%
29,9450.72%
29,619-0.40%
31,2281.01%

Location

The municipal center of Calubian is situated at approximately 11° 27' North, 124° 26' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.8 meters or 35.5 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 Calubian are Ormoc, Catbalogan, Bogo, Tacloban, Calbayog, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Biliran, San Isidro, Leyte, Naval, Cabucgayan, and Tabango. Its distance from the national capital is 510.78 kilometers (317.38 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Biliran, Biliran, 5.64 kilometers (3.50 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • San Isidro, Leyte, 9.40 kilometers (5.84 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Leyte, Leyte, 10.56 kilometers (6.56 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Naval, Biliran, 13.37 kilometers (8.31 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Cabucgayan, Biliran, 16.30 kilometers (10.13 miles) to the East (N79°E)
  • Tabango, Leyte, 16.60 kilometers (10.32 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)

Nearest cities

  • Ormoc, Leyte, 52.62 kilometers (32.70 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 61.55 kilometers (38.25 miles) to the Northeast (N53°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 62.95 kilometers (39.11 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • Tacloban, 67.18 kilometers (41.75 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 71.05 kilometers (44.15 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 94.11 kilometers (58.48 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)

Distance from Manila: 510.78 kilometers (317.38 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,228, ranked 864 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 38.98 square kilometers, ranked 1,002 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 309 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 620 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 353 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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