Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Oriental Mindoro
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
Cities1
Municipalities14
Barangays426
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea, Tablas Strait, Verde island Passage
Area (2007)4,238.38 km2 (1,636.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)844,059
Density (2015)199 / km2 (516 / sq mi)

Oriental Mindoro is a province in the Philippines situated in the MIMAROPA region grouped under the Luzon island group. Its capital is the City of Calapan.

The province has a land area of 4,238.38 square kilometers or 1,636.45 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 844,059. This represented 28.48% of the total population of the MIMAROPA region, 1.47% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.84% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 199 inhabitants per square kilometer or 516 inhabitants per square mile.

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Oriental Mindoro is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Verde island Passage, Sibuyan Sea, Tablas Strait, and Occidental Mindoro.

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Local government units

Oriental Mindoro has 14 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 426.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Bacomunicipality37,21535,0601.14%216.2317227
Bansudmunicipality40,99238,3411.28%343.4711913
Bongabongmunicipality72,07366,5691.52%498.2014536
Bulalacaomunicipality39,10733,7542.84%321.8612215
Calapancity (CC), capital, regional center133,893124,1731.45%250.0653562
Gloriamunicipality45,07342,0121.35%245.5218427
Mansalaymunicipality54,53351,7051.02%446.6212217
Naujanmunicipality102,99894,4971.65%503.1020570
Pinamalayanmunicipality86,17281,6661.03%282.2630537
Polamunicipality34,70132,9840.97%159.3421823
Puerto Galeramunicipality36,60632,5212.28%247.8514813
Roxasmunicipality53,20149,8541.24%85.2662420
San Teodoromunicipality17,90415,8102.40%341.00538
Socorromunicipality39,09938,3480.37%151.3825826
Victoriamunicipality50,49248,3080.85%146.2334532
Oriental Mindoro Total844,059785,6021.38%4,238.38199426

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Oriental Mindoro for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,327,125,088.36.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009727,275,650.25
2010771,733,791.686.11%
2011857,461,877.7211.11%
2012842,742,464.31-1.72%
2013927,536,159.7710.06%
20141,038,440,081.4611.96%
20151,189,752,807.2514.57%
20161,327,125,088.3611.55%

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  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Oriental Mindoro is 5 to 9, with 99,870 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6,608 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118,665
1 to 478,466
5 to 999,870
10 to 1495,856
15 to 1987,690
20 to 2473,358
25 to 2962,293
30 to 3456,499
35 to 3953,203
40 to 4447,278
45 to 4942,346
50 to 5436,011
55 to 5929,942
60 to 6422,751
65 to 6915,857
70 to 7410,243
75 to 797,123
80 and over6,608
Total844,059

Historical population

The population of Oriental Mindoro grew from 228,998 in 1960 to 844,059 in 2015, an increase of 615,061 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 58,457 people, from the previous population of 785,602 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,359
43,7383.25%
92,5303.82%
124,5563.10%
228,9985.50%
328,3643.59%
388,7443.45%
446,9382.83%
550,0492.10%
608,6161.91%
681,8182.47%
735,7691.06%
785,6022.41%
844,0591.38%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Oriental Mindoro as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Calapan Airport Road
  • Calapan North Road
  • Calapan South Road
  • PC Barracks Road (MR)

Tertiary Roads

  • Cadre Road
  • CSR Junction-Minas Road
  • CSR Junction-Pola Road
  • Governor-Murphy Street

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 844,059, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,636.45 square kilometers, ranked 29 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 199 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 43 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 32 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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