Tabango, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count13
Postal code6536
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea, Visayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)96.62 km2 (37.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,195
Density (2015)354 / km2 (917 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 18' North, 124° 22' East (11.3064, 124.3719)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (20.1 feet)

Tabango is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 96.62 square kilometers or 37.31 square miles which constitutes 1.53% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,195. This represented 1.98% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.77% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 354 inhabitants per square kilometer or 917 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tabango has 13 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)
Butason I4.76%1,6271,37917.98%3.20%
Butason II2.59%884949-6.85%-1.34%
Campokpok17.49%5,9795,6006.77%1.25%
Catmon7.31%2,4982,11218.28%3.25%
Gibacungan5.54%1,8961,69611.79%2.15%
Gimarco4.92%1,6831,688-0.30%-0.06%
Inangatan12.58%4,3013,75614.51%2.61%
Manlawaan7.62%2,6042,5940.39%0.07%
Omaganhan5.42%1,8551,65911.81%2.15%
Poblacion18.98%6,4916,3582.09%0.39%
Santa Rosa2.88%9861,022-3.52%-0.68%
Tabing6.73%2,3012,01214.36%2.59%
Tugas3.19%1,0901,107-1.54%-0.29%
Tabango Total34,19531,9327.09%1.31%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tabango for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,803,787.44.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,587,316.95
201051,006,355.244.98%
201154,964,548.267.76%
201253,783,246.59-2.15%
201359,507,389.8310.64%
201467,469,070.3813.38%
201577,376,115.0314.68%
201683,803,787.448.31%

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 Tabango is 5 to 9, with 4,279 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 401 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1678
1 to 43,218
5 to 94,279
10 to 143,961
15 to 193,336
20 to 242,582
25 to 292,201
30 to 342,061
35 to 391,875
40 to 441,736
45 to 491,668
50 to 541,466
55 to 591,532
60 to 641,236
65 to 69876
70 to 74638
75 to 79451
80 and over401
Total34,195

Historical population

The population of Tabango grew from 22,999 in 1960 to 34,195 in 2015, an increase of 11,196 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 2,263 people, from the previous population of 31,932 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,999
25,3830.97%
25,9170.42%
29,3842.54%
29,7430.12%
31,8371.28%
31,433-0.27%
30,503-0.41%
31,9321.68%
34,1951.31%

Location

The municipal center of Tabango is situated at approximately 11° 18' North, 124° 22' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 20.1 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 Tabango are Ormoc, Bogo, Tacloban, Catbalogan, Baybay, and Calbayog. The nearest municipalities are Villaba, San Isidro, Leyte, Calubian, Matag-ob, and Biliran. Its distance from the national capital is 517.14 kilometers (321.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Villaba, Leyte, 10.59 kilometers (6.58 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • San Isidro, Leyte, 11.16 kilometers (6.93 miles) to the North (N11°W)
  • Leyte, Leyte, 14.39 kilometers (8.94 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)
  • Calubian, Leyte, 16.60 kilometers (10.32 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N22°E)
  • Matag-ob, Leyte, 20.84 kilometers (12.95 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Biliran, Biliran, 21.00 kilometers (13.05 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

Nearest cities

  • Ormoc, Leyte, 42.17 kilometers (26.20 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 48.37 kilometers (30.05 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)
  • Tacloban, 69.82 kilometers (43.38 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 76.14 kilometers (47.31 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 83.69 kilometers (52.00 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S34°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 87.56 kilometers (54.41 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)

Distance from Manila: 517.14 kilometers (321.33 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,195, ranked 780 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.31 square kilometers, ranked 1,021 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 354 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 539 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 1,322 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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