Cagayancillo, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count12
Postal code5321
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)26.39 km2 (10.19 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,285
Density (2015)238 / km2 (617 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 121° 12' East (9.5769, 121.1971)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (24.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 26.39 square kilometers or 10.19 square miles which constitutes 0.18% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,285. This represented 0.74% of the total population of Palawan province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 238 inhabitants per square kilometer or 617 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cagayancillo has 12 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)
Bantayan6.21%390424-8.02%-1.58%
Calsada3.47%218258-15.50%-3.16%
Convento4.93%310374-17.11%-3.51%
Lipot North3.20%201243-17.28%-3.55%
Lipot South2.15%135153-11.76%-2.35%
Magsaysay22.78%1,4321,590-9.94%-1.97%
Mampio10.80%679787-13.72%-2.77%
Nusa8.45%531565-6.02%-1.17%
Santa Cruz14.67%9221,046-11.85%-2.37%
Tacas2.91%183249-26.51%-5.70%
Talaga17.68%1,1111,184-6.17%-1.20%
Wahig2.75%173243-28.81%-6.26%
Cagayancillo Total6,2857,116-11.68%-2.34%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cagayancillo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 29,733,874.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
201023,655,500.11
201125,528,539.967.92%
201224,781,470.87-2.93%
201325,437,213.502.65%
201431,384,804.9423.38%
201535,287,192.1112.43%
201629,733,874.50-15.74%

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 Cagayancillo is 10 to 14, with 817 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 84 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 191
1 to 4442
5 to 9695
10 to 14817
15 to 19720
20 to 24553
25 to 29424
30 to 34343
35 to 39393
40 to 44338
45 to 49327
50 to 54294
55 to 59223
60 to 64189
65 to 69147
70 to 74111
75 to 7994
80 and over84
Total6,285

Historical population

The population of Cagayancillo grew from 3,880 in 1960 to 6,285 in 2015, an increase of 2,405 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.34%, or a decrease of 831 people, from the previous population of 7,116 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,880
3,598-0.74%
4,0232.27%
3,992-0.15%
5,0822.44%
6,7175.36%
6,348-1.20%
6,5060.34%
7,1163.32%
6,285-2.34%

Location

The municipal center of Cagayancillo is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 121° 12' East, in the island of Cagayan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 24.0 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 Cagayancillo are Sipalay, Bayawan, Kabankalan, Himamaylan, Iloilo City, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Anini-y, Tobias Fornier, Hinoba-an, Cuyo, Magsaysay, and Hamtic. Its distance from the national capital is 555.14 kilometers (344.95 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 555.14 kilometers (344.95 miles) to the North (N2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,285, ranked 1,537 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.19 square kilometers, ranked 1,514 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 238 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 819 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -2.34%, ranked 1,162 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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