Agutaya, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count10
Postal code5320
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)37.31 km2 (14.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,545
Density (2015)336 / km2 (871 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 9' North, 120° 56' East (11.1511, 120.9394)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.3 meters (20.7 feet)

Agutaya is a coastal municipality in the island province of Palawan.

The municipality has a land area of 37.31 square kilometers or 14.41 square miles which constitutes 0.25% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,545. This represented 1.48% of the total population of Palawan province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 336 inhabitants per square kilometer or 871 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Agutaya 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)
Abagat3.08%387423-8.51%-1.68%
Algeciras36.54%4,5844,4822.28%0.43%
Bangcal2.11%265267-0.75%-0.14%
Cambian3.16%397436-8.94%-1.77%
Concepcion30.39%3,8133,21018.79%3.33%
Diit8.48%1,0641,0600.38%0.07%
Maracanao2.46%30927412.77%2.32%
Matarawis2.78%34927925.09%4.35%
Villafria4.11%516617-16.37%-3.35%
Villasol6.86%8618580.35%0.07%
Agutaya Total12,54511,9065.37%1.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Agutaya for the fiscal year of 2016 was 45,932,320.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200921,966,659.32
201030,845,040.0040.42%
201127,704,729.39-10.18%
201229,332,517.355.88%
201332,990,853.2112.47%
201437,141,389.7912.58%
201541,770,294.2112.46%
201645,932,320.999.96%

End notes:

  • 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 Agutaya is 5 to 9, with 1,641 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 75 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1304
1 to 41,304
5 to 91,641
10 to 141,514
15 to 191,144
20 to 24964
25 to 291,014
30 to 34917
35 to 39790
40 to 44769
45 to 49552
50 to 54465
55 to 59375
60 to 64233
65 to 69222
70 to 74159
75 to 79103
80 and over75
Total12,545

Historical population

The population of Agutaya grew from 4,334 in 1960 to 12,545 in 2015, an increase of 8,211 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 639 people, from the previous population of 11,906 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,334
4,203-0.30%
4,3970.91%
4,6841.27%
6,0522.60%
7,2503.44%
10,4228.09%
10,4260.01%
11,9064.95%
12,5451.00%

Location

The municipal center of Agutaya is situated at approximately 11° 9' North, 120° 56' East, in the island of Agutaya. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.3 meters or 20.7 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 Agutaya are Iloilo City, Passi, Roxas City, Bago, Sipalay, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Magsaysay, Cuyo, Caluya, Belison, San Jose de Buenavista, and Patnongon. Its distance from the national capital is 380.54 kilometers (236.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 380.54 kilometers (236.45 miles) to the North (N1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,545, ranked 1,427 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.41 square kilometers, ranked 1,444 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 336 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 564 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.00%, ranked 443 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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