Baliangao, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count15
Postal code7211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDipolog Strait
Area (2007)81.72 km2 (31.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,092
Density (2015)209 / km2 (542 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 40' North, 123° 36' East (8.6603, 123.6012)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.6 meters (44.7 feet)

Baliangao is a coastal municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 81.72 square kilometers or 31.55 square miles which constitutes 3.98% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,092. This represented 2.84% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 209 inhabitants per square kilometer or 542 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baliangao has 15 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)
Del Pilar4.86%8308211.10%0.21%
Landing8.58%1,4661,3716.93%1.28%
Lumipac4.79%81871115.05%2.71%
Lusot9.96%1,7031,744-2.35%-0.45%
Mabini7.72%1,3191,19810.10%1.85%
Magsaysay2.64%451653-30.93%-6.80%
Misom10.37%1,7721,43823.23%4.06%
Mitacas4.65%7957713.11%0.59%
Naburos2.74%46837126.15%4.52%
Northern Poblacion5.83%9969366.41%1.19%
Punta Miray9.37%1,6011,5165.61%1.04%
Punta Sulong6.82%1,16596021.35%3.75%
Sinian8.84%1,5111,4434.71%0.88%
Southern Poblacion4.48%765920-16.85%-3.45%
Tugas8.38%1,4321,3029.98%1.83%
Baliangao Total17,09216,1555.80%1.08%

Historical population

The population of Baliangao grew from 9,133 in 1960 to 17,092 in 2015, an increase of 7,959 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 937 people, from the previous population of 16,155 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,133
11,0861.91%
11,6450.99%
11,9380.50%
13,5621.28%
13,139-0.59%
14,5522.21%
14,9270.35%
16,1552.92%
17,0921.08%

Location

The municipal center of Baliangao is situated at approximately 8° 40' North, 123° 36' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.6 meters or 44.7 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 Baliangao are Dapitan, Oroquieta, Dipolog, Ozamiz, Tangub, and Dumaguete. The nearest municipalities are Calamba, Plaridel, Sapang Dalaga, Sibutad, Rizal, and Lopez Jaena. Its distance from the national capital is 715.53 kilometers (444.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 715.53 kilometers (444.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,092, ranked 1,349 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.55 square kilometers, ranked 1,161 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 209 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 938 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 1,011 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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