The most common and predominant language/dialect used is Tagalog though certain ethnic groups speak their respective dialects such as Tau-buid, Tadyawan and Bisaya.(Table below)

 

Household Population by Mother Tongue, Year 2014

Mother Tongue/Ethnicity

No. of Person

Percent to Total Population (%)

Mother Tongue/Ethnicity

No. of Person

Percent to Total Population (%)

Abelling/Abellen/Aberling/Aborlin

2

0.002

Kamiguin

1

0.001

Adasen

3

0.004

Kapampangan

3

0.004

Agta-Cimaron

1

0.001

Karay-a

1

0.001

Akeanon

3

0.004

lahitanen

3

0.004

Alangan

2

0.002

Maeng

3

0.004

Ambala

1

0.001

Mag-anti/Mag-Antsi/ Mag-anchi

1

0.001

Applai

2

0.002

Magkunana

2

0.002

Aromanen-Manobo

1

0.001

Maguindanao

1

0.001

Ata

1

0.001

Mandaya

1

0.001

Ata/Negrito

1

0.001

Manubo-Ubo/

7

0.008

Manobo-Ubo

Ata-Manobo

1

0.001

Masbateño/Masbatenon

14

0.017

Ati

3

0.004

Pangasinan/Panggalato

6

0.007

Badjao

1

0.001

Romblomanon

14

0.017

Bantoanon

11

0.013

SarnaLaut

5

0.006

Batak

1

0.001

Sama/Samal

1

0.001

Bikol/Bicol

60

0.071

Surigaonon

5

0.006

Bisaya/Binisaya

193

0.23

Tadyawan

197

0.234

Boholano

4

0.005

Tagabawa

2

0.002

Capizeno

3

0.004

Tagakaulo

23

0.027

Caviteno

7

0.008

Tagalog

82,183

97.783

Cebuano

12

0.014

Tagbanua

1

0.001

Chinese

7

0.008

Tagbanua (Calamian)

8

0.01

Davao-Chavacano

2

0.002

Talaandig

4

0.005

Davaweño

6

0.007

Talaingod

1

0.001

Dibaben

7

0.008

Tau-buid

1,100

1.309

Dumagat

1

0.001

Tinananen

1

0.001

Hanunuo

1

0.001

Waray

12

0.014

Higaonon

1

0.001

Zambageno-Chavacano

6

0.007

Hiligaynon lIonggo

24

0.029

American/English

2

0.002

lfugao

2

0.002

Other Foreign languages/ethnicity

23

0.027

Ilocano

41

0.049

TOTAL

84,046

100

Kalibugan/Kolibugan

10

0.012

Source: 2014 CBMS 2nd Round Survey, Unofficial Data