Sumilao, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count10
Postal code8701
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)196.95 km2 (76.04 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,660
Density (2015)140 / km2 (364 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 20' North, 124° 59' East (8.3270, 124.9779)
Estimated elevation above sea level540.2 meters (1,771.7 feet)

Sumilao is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 196.95 square kilometers or 76.04 square miles which constitutes 1.88% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,660. This represented 1.95% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 140 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sumilao has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Culasi2.30%63556013.39%2.42%
Kisolon41.69%11,53210,5848.96%1.65%
Licoan3.10%8588481.18%0.22%
Lupiagan2.92%809840-3.69%-0.71%
Ocasion2.24%619632-2.06%-0.39%
Poblacion17.01%4,7054,4645.40%1.01%
Puntian5.66%1,5661,575-0.57%-0.11%
San Roque4.57%1,2641,12412.46%2.26%
San Vicente11.35%3,1392,59321.06%3.71%
Vista Villa9.16%2,5332,4483.47%0.65%
Sumilao Total27,66025,6687.76%1.43%

Historical population

The population of Sumilao grew from 3,712 in 1960 to 27,660 in 2015, an increase of 23,948 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.43%, or an increase of 1,992 people, from the previous population of 25,668 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,712
6,5285.68%
6,9271.20%
8,6354.50%
13,4944.57%
15,6402.80%
17,9583.01%
21,7202.66%
25,6686.27%
27,6601.43%

Location

The municipal center of Sumilao is situated at approximately 8° 20' North, 124° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 540.2 meters or 1,771.7 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Sumilao are Malaybalay, Cagayan de Oro, Valencia, El Salvador, Gingoog, and Iligan. The nearest municipalities are Impasugong, Manolo Fortich, Malitbog, Libona, Baungon, and Claveria. Its distance from the national capital is 818.64 kilometers (508.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 818.64 kilometers (508.68 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,660, ranked 1,003 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.04 square kilometers, ranked 560 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 140 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,190 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.43%, ranked 712 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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