Cuyo, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count17
Postal code5318
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cuyo
Area (2007)84.95 km2 (32.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,360
Density (2015)263 / km2 (682 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 51' North, 121° 1' East (10.8486, 121.0137)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.3 meters (73.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 84.95 square kilometers or 32.80 square miles which constitutes 0.58% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,360. This represented 2.63% of the total population of Palawan province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 263 inhabitants per square kilometer or 682 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cuyo has 17 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)
Balading3.39%759818-7.21%-1.42%
Bangcal6.44%1,4411,27413.11%2.37%
Cabigsing9.23%2,0641,9674.93%0.92%
Caburian1.93%431504-14.48%-2.94%
Caponayan5.42%1,2111,248-2.96%-0.57%
Catadman5.45%1,2191,05515.55%2.79%
Funda2.40%536681-21.29%-4.46%
Lagaoriao3.22%7206845.26%0.98%
Lubid3.69%825960-14.06%-2.84%
Lungsod4.62%1,0349894.55%0.85%
Manamoc11.77%2,6312,17021.24%3.74%
Maringian6.35%1,4191,490-4.77%-0.93%
Pawa6.90%1,5421,665-7.39%-1.45%
San Carlos6.31%1,4121,520-7.11%-1.39%
Suba18.05%4,0373,8315.38%1.00%
Tenga‑tenga3.04%6796721.04%0.20%
Tocadan1.79%40031925.39%4.40%
Cuyo Total22,36021,8472.35%0.44%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cuyo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 82,108,419.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,632,131.18
201045,094,791.86-1.18%
201157,565,680.3327.65%
2012
2013
201462,882,783.59
201570,507,848.5712.13%
201682,108,419.2716.45%

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 Cuyo is 10 to 14, with 2,687 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 283 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1426
1 to 41,737
5 to 92,317
10 to 142,687
15 to 192,353
20 to 241,731
25 to 291,537
30 to 341,471
35 to 391,455
40 to 441,376
45 to 491,179
50 to 541,016
55 to 59884
60 to 64697
65 to 69495
70 to 74420
75 to 79283
80 and over296
Total22,360

Historical population

The population of Cuyo grew from 20,394 in 1960 to 22,360 in 2015, an increase of 1,966 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.44%, or an increase of 513 people, from the previous population of 21,847 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,394
12,534-4.65%
12,8390.48%
14,6922.73%
15,2940.40%
16,6941.65%
18,2571.94%
20,0401.29%
21,8473.19%
22,3600.44%

Location

The municipal center of Cuyo is situated at approximately 10° 51' North, 121° 1' East, in the island of Cuyo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.3 meters or 73.1 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 Cuyo are Iloilo City, Passi, Sipalay, Bago, Roxas City, and Bacolod. The nearest municipalities are Magsaysay, Agutaya, San Jose de Buenavista, Belison, Hamtic, and Patnongon. Its distance from the national capital is 413.99 kilometers (257.24 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 413.99 kilometers (257.24 miles) to the North (N1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,360, ranked 1,142 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,087 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 263 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 743 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.44%, ranked 1,188 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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