Balamban

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Balamban
Municipality
Official seal of Balamban
Seal
Nickname(s): Ship building capital of the Philippines
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Balamban is located in Philippines
Balamban
Balamban
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.5°N 123.72°E / 10.5; 123.72Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.5°N 123.72°E / 10.5; 123.72
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 3rd district of Cebu
Barangay 28 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ace Binghay (1‑CEBU)
 • Vice mayor Rosario Binghay
 • Town Council
 • Representative Gwendolyn Garcia
Area[2]
 • Total 333.56 km2 (128.79 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 87,177
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 47,548
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6041
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 1st class
PSGC 072208000
Website www.balamban.gov.ph

Balamban is a 1st municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 87,177.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 47,548 registered voters.[4]

Mount Manunggal in barangay Magsaysay (formerly Sunog) is the site of the plane crash on 17 March 1957 in which died President Ramon Magsaysay, 17 of his presidential staff, and some news correspondents.

Barangays[edit]

Balamban comprises 28 barangays:[2]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
072208001 Abucayan 6.1% 5,315 4,591 +2.83%
072208002 Aliwanay 3.8% 3,277 3,186 +0.54%
072208003 Arpili 7.2% 6,312 4,877 +5.03%
072208004 Bayong 1.0% 861 1,037 −3.48%
072208005 Biasong 3.2% 2,816 2,155 +5.23%
072208006 Buanoy 13.8% 12,057 8,368 +7.20%
072208007 Cabagdalan 1.0% 842 698 +3.64%
072208008 Cabasiangan 1.4% 1,233 1,078 +2.59%
072208009 Cambuhawe 3.9% 3,374 2,916 +2.82%
072208010 Cansomoroy 2.2% 1,920 1,415 +5.98%
072208011 Cantibas 1.5% 1,346 1,084 +4.21%
072208012 Cantuod 3.9% 3,426 2,641 +5.08%
072208013 Duangan 1.5% 1,334 1,256 +1.15%
072208014 Gaas 3.3% 2,908 2,812 +0.64%
072208015 Ginatilan 1.8% 1,592 1,485 +1.33%
072208016 Hingatmonan 1.4% 1,241 973 +4.74%
072208017 Lamesa 2.1% 1,799 1,656 +1.59%
072208018 Liki 1.4% 1,243 1,212 +0.48%
072208019 Luca 1.6% 1,399 761 +12.29%
072208020 Matun‑og 1.1% 1,002 693 +7.27%
072208021 Nangka 7.1% 6,151 4,420 +6.49%
072208022 Pondol 11.3% 9,872 7,897 +4.34%
072208023 Prenza 3.3% 2,863 2,285 +4.39%
072208024 Singsing 2.1% 1,870 1,462 +4.80%
072208025 Sunog (Magsaysay) 2.1% 1,825 1,998 −1.71%
072208026 Vito 2.2% 1,939 1,849 +0.91%
072208027 Baliwagan (pob.) 6.3% 5,494 4,734 +2.88%
072208026 Santa Cruz–Santo Niño (pob.) 2.1% 1,866 1,698 +1.81%
Total 87,177 71,237 +3.92%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balamban
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 45,909 —    
1995 49,983 +1.61%
2000 59,922 +3.96%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 66,261 +1.40%
2010 71,237 +2.67%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 47,548 registered voters, meaning that 55% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Municipal: Balamban". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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