Tublay, Benguet

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Tublay
Municipality
Official seal of Tublay
Seal
Map of Benguet showing the location of Tublay
Map of Benguet with Tublay highlighted
Tublay is located in Philippines
Tublay
Tublay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°37′E / 16.52°N 120.62°E / 16.52; 120.62Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°37′E / 16.52°N 120.62°E / 16.52; 120.62
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Benguet
District Lone district of Benguet
Barangays 8 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Armando I. Lauro
 • Vice Mayor Juan Esnara
 • Electorate 9,734 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 102.55 km2 (39.59 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 17,892
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2615
PSGC 141114000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class
Website www.tublay.gov.ph

Tublay, officially the Municipality of Tublay (Ilocano: Ili ti Tublay; Filipino: Bayan ng Tublay), is a municipality in the province of Benguet in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 17,892 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,734 registered voters.[4]

History[edit]

Tublay began as a township organized by the American government in November 1900.Magastino Laruan is appointed as the first town president (mayor) of Tublay.

Geography[edit]

Tublay is located at 16°31′N 120°37′E / 16.52°N 120.62°E / 16.52; 120.62, at the central portion of Benguet. It is bounded by Kapangan on the north, Atok on the east, Itogon and Bokod on the southeast, La Trinidad on the west, and Sablan on the northwest.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 102.55 square kilometres (39.59 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.70% of the 2,769.08-square-kilometre- (1,069.15 sq mi) total area of Benguet.

The topography is generally mountainous with an elevation of 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) above sea level. It has two pronounced seasons - the dry and the wet seasons with a temperature coldest at 6.5 °C (43.7 °F) and warmest at 27.5 °C (81.5 °F).

The municipality is located 263 kilometres (163 mi) north of Manila and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Baguio.

Barangays[edit]

Tublay is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.[5] Ambassador is the largest barangay in terms of land area (11.52 km²), while Tuel is the smallest (4.79 km²).


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
141114001 Ambassador 28.8% 5,160 4,799 1.39%
141114002 Ambongdolan 5.4% 968 980 −0.23%
141114003 Ba‑ayan 10.0% 1,784 1,736 0.52%
141114004 Basil 7.1% 1,278 1,198 1.24%
141114005 Daclan 13.3% 2,378 1,937 3.98%
141114006 Caponga (Poblacion) 24.0% 4,295 4,049 1.13%
141114007 Tublay Central 4.8% 858 896 −0.82%
141114008 Tuel 6.5% 1,171 960 3.86%
Total 17,892 16,555 1.49%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tublay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 11 —    
1918 2,310 +42.83%
1939 4,265 +2.96%
1948 5,068 +1.94%
1960 5,843 +1.19%
1970 7,413 +2.41%
1975 8,610 +3.05%
1980 9,686 +2.38%
1990 11,479 +1.71%
1995 13,263 +2.74%
2000 13,672 +0.65%
2007 15,096 +1.38%
2010 16,555 +3.41%
2015 17,892 +1.49%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Tublay had a population of 17,892.[3] The population density was 170 inhabitants per square kilometre (440/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,734 registered voters.[4]

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

As of 2014, Tublay has 19 public elementary schools and 2 public secondary schools.[9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Tublay, Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Masterlist of Public Elementary Schools for the School year 2012- 2013" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 15, 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Masterlist of Secondary Schools (School Year 2013- 2014)" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 4, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Masterlist of Public Schools SY 2013-2014" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), 22 October 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014.