Dumaran, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count16
Postal code5310
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Dumaran, Palawan
Area (2007)435.00 km2 (167.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,734
Density (2015)55 / km2 (141 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 32' North, 119° 46' East (10.5265, 119.7703)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.8 meters (55.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 435.00 square kilometers or 167.95 square miles which constitutes 2.97% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,734. This represented 2.79% of the total population of Palawan province, or 0.80% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 55 inhabitants per square kilometer or 141 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dumaran has 16 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)
Bacao7.24%1,7191,49115.29%2.75%
Bohol6.53%1,5511,33316.35%2.93%
Calasag1.29%30525718.68%3.31%
Capayas5.94%1,4101,25312.53%2.27%
Catep3.59%8528233.52%0.66%
Culasian3.89%92473825.20%4.37%
Danleg8.32%1,9741,75012.80%2.32%
Dumaran8.53%2,0242,0050.95%0.18%
Ilian6.98%1,6571,5566.49%1.20%
Itangil8.09%1,9201,7947.02%1.30%
Magsaysay6.93%1,6441,43214.80%2.66%
San Juan3.62%8588135.54%1.03%
Santa Maria3.75%8918435.69%1.06%
Santa Teresita13.63%3,2342,56626.03%4.50%
Santo Tomas4.87%1,1571,1550.17%0.03%
Tanatanaon6.80%1,6141,5881.64%0.31%
Dumaran Total23,73421,39710.92%1.99%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dumaran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 113,768,656.38.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,270,876.40
201063,711,354.295.71%
201173,711,123.5915.70%
201252,680,236.09-28.53%
201380,717,641.3353.22%
201490,073,108.2611.59%
2015103,882,022.0015.33%
2016113,768,656.389.52%

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 Dumaran is 5 to 9, with 2,849 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 168 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1508
1 to 42,244
5 to 92,849
10 to 142,829
15 to 192,760
20 to 242,298
25 to 291,817
30 to 341,567
35 to 391,417
40 to 441,193
45 to 491,041
50 to 54922
55 to 59740
60 to 64528
65 to 69403
70 to 74275
75 to 79168
80 and over175
Total23,734

Historical population

The population of Dumaran grew from 5,158 in 1970 to 23,734 in 2015, an increase of 18,576 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.99%, or an increase of 2,337 people, from the previous population of 21,397 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,158
7,0196.38%
8,4023.66%
12,6244.16%
13,9801.93%
16,6163.77%
18,7371.67%
21,3974.95%
23,7341.99%

Location

The municipal center of Dumaran is situated at approximately 10° 32' North, 119° 46' East, in the island of Dumaran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.8 meters or 55.0 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 Dumaran are Puerto Princesa, Sipalay, Iloilo City, Passi, Bago, and Kabankalan. The nearest municipalities are Araceli, Taytay, Roxas, San Vicente, El Nido, and Linapacan. Its distance from the national capital is 468.41 kilometers (291.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 468.41 kilometers (291.06 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,734, ranked 1,089 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 167.95 square kilometers, ranked 180 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 55 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,444 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.99%, ranked 1,357 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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