Municipal Profile

DEMOGRAPHY:

  Balamban registered a total population of 87,177 as of 2015 Census of Population and Housing. This is a 22.37% increase from the previous 2010 population. Balamban has a total household population of 16,108 with an average household size of 4.48.

Economy:

Major Agricultural Products rice, corn, banana
Industries Ship Building at Buanoy, Balamban
Ship Repair at Buanoy, Balamban
Fabrication – Aluminum Vessel at Arpili, Balamban
Industrial Gas Production at Buanoy, Balamban
Commercial Activities the total commercial Land Use of the Municipality is estimated to 129.50 has.
Industrial Area the total Industrial Area used is estimated at 174 has.
No. of Banks:
Commercial 3
Rural 2
Cooperatives 18
Pawnshops 14
Tourist Spots Gaas Eco-Adventure Park at Gaas, Balamban
 JVR Island in the Sky Resort at Gaas
Costa Roca Resort at Pondol
West 35 Eco-Adventure Park at Gaas, Balamban
Wild Wild West at Baliwagan, Balamban
Cambuhawe Spring Resort at Cambuhawe
Mt. Manunggal Camping Area at Magsaysay
Buwakan Ni Alejandra
Adventure Café
Florentino’s Little Tagaytay
Gaas River Tricking
Lukob Cave Falls
Accommodation Facilities Lodging Houses/Apartelle
Apartments
Hotel
Pension Houses
Vehicles: PUJ – from Toledo City – Balamban and Vice Versa
Tricycles – from Balamban – Arpili & Vice Versa & from Balamban to the Town of Asturias & Vice Versa
L-300 Vans from Balamban to Cebu City & Vice Versa (Via the Trans Central Highway)
L-300 Vans from Buanoy to Cebu City & Vice Versa
(Via Naga-Uling Route)
Bus – from Balamban – Cebu City & Vice Versa
Trisikad – town proper only

 

Infra Facilities:

Power Generation/ Consumption:
Power Distributor CEBECO
# Of Barangays Served 28 barangays
# Of Households w/ Electricity 18, 542 (94.26% of HH Population as of 2016)

 

Water Facilities:

Distributor: Barangays Served (18 Barangay)
Balamban Cebu Water District Prenza, Cambuhawe, Aliwanay, Sta.  Cruz- Sto. Niño, Baliwagan, Pondol,   Cansomoroy, Abucayan, Lamesa, Buanoy, Arpili, Hingatmonan, Vito, Singsing, Nangka, Cantu-od, Biasong, Cantibas.
*Other Barangays used Level I, II, Deep Wells, Shallow Wells, Dug Wells, & Spring.
Inland Waterways: Combado River
Buanoy River
Abucayan River
Mainggit River

EDUCATION:

  A Great majority of Balambanganons have completed elementary and high school education. In hinterlands college education was once only for middle class families but now even the students in the town and in near city and town. There is also a technical school and a TESDA Class in the Municipality where high School graduates that can’t afford to go to college can enroll there.

No. of School Facilities:

Day Care Centers 47
Primary Schools 2
Elementary (Public) 31
Elementary  (Private) 3
Secondary (Public) 10
Secondary (Private) 3
College 1
Technical/Vocational 1
Nursery/Kindergarten (Public) 29
Nursery/Kindergarten(Private) 3

HEALTH:

No. of Hospitals 1 district hospital; with 25 bed capacity
Clinics Medical         –           5
Dental            –           3
Pharmacy     –           15
Optical           –           1
Health Centers Main              –           3
Brgy. Health Stations –      28

COMMUNICATIONS:

Telephone Franchise TMSI, Globelines, PLDT, Smart Communications INC.
Cell Sites 9 Units