San Vicente, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count10
Postal code5309
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Area (2007)1,462.94 km2 (564.84 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,232
Density (2015)21 / km2 (55 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 32' North, 119° 15' East (10.5289, 119.2547)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.3 feet)

San Vicente is a coastal municipality in the island province of Palawan.

The municipality has a land area of 1,462.94 square kilometers or 564.84 square miles which constitutes 9.99% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,232. This represented 3.68% of the total population of Palawan province, or 1.05% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 21 inhabitants per square kilometer or 55 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Vicente 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)
Alimanguan15.08%4,7114,895-3.76%-0.73%
Binga5.12%1,6001,679-4.71%-0.91%
Caruray14.52%4,5344,4412.09%0.40%
Kemdeng3.34%1,0441,0014.30%0.80%
New Agutaya10.84%3,3843,2484.19%0.78%
New Canipo4.57%1,4261,3902.59%0.49%
Poblacion20.82%6,5026,549-0.72%-0.14%
Port Barton18.71%5,8445,4876.51%1.21%
San Isidro2.91%9081,012-10.28%-2.04%
Santo Niño4.10%1,2791,2175.09%0.95%
San Vicente Total31,23230,9191.01%0.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Vicente for the fiscal year of 2016 was 260,461,087.69.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009147,923,001.40
2010162,632,859.879.94%
2011169,651,807.624.32%
2012165,193,970.90-2.63%
2013187,212,014.4113.33%
2014212,483,529.1213.50%
2015239,626,526.4412.77%
2016260,461,087.698.69%

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 San Vicente is 5 to 9, with 4,072 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 146 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1707
1 to 43,077
5 to 94,072
10 to 143,805
15 to 193,246
20 to 242,792
25 to 292,346
30 to 342,136
35 to 391,900
40 to 441,640
45 to 491,410
50 to 541,181
55 to 59948
60 to 64705
65 to 69524
70 to 74374
75 to 79223
80 and over146
Total31,232

Historical population

The population of San Vicente grew from 5,388 in 1970 to 31,232 in 2015, an increase of 25,844 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.19%, or an increase of 313 people, from the previous population of 30,919 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,388
7,4206.63%
10,0976.35%
17,7955.83%
19,4491.68%
21,6542.33%
25,2182.12%
30,9197.70%
31,2320.19%

Location

The municipal center of San Vicente is situated at approximately 10° 32' North, 119° 15' East, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.3 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 San Vicente are Puerto Princesa, Sipalay, Iloilo City, Passi, Calapan, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Roxas, Taytay, Dumaran, El Nido, Araceli, and Linapacan. Its distance from the national capital is 486.86 kilometers (302.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Roxas, Palawan, 25.09 kilometers (15.59 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S23°E)
  • Taytay, Palawan, 43.57 kilometers (27.07 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Dumaran, Palawan, 56.44 kilometers (35.07 miles) to the East (S90°E)
  • El Nido, Palawan, 73.50 kilometers (45.67 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Araceli, Palawan, 80.43 kilometers (49.98 miles) to the East (N88°E)
  • Linapacan, Palawan, 125.78 kilometers (78.16 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 486.86 kilometers (302.52 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N22°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,232, ranked 848 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 564.84 square kilometers, ranked 5 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 21 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,547 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.19%, ranked 1,234 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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