Jovellar is a 5th class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 17,615 people in 3,234 households. Main access to the town is via Guinobatan. Jeepneys ply the 16 kilometer distance from Guinobatan to Jovellar daily with the first trip from Guinobatan leaving as early as 5 AM and the last trip to Jovellar usually at around 5 PM. Jovellar’s main industry is agriculture. Primary crops are rice, copra, abaca, and corn.