San Agustin, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count15
Postal code5501
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Tablas
Area (2007)140.48 km2 (54.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,598
Density (2015)161 / km2 (417 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 34' North, 122° 8' East (12.5682, 122.1339)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.6 meters (31.5 feet)

San Agustin, formerly known as Badajoz, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 140.48 square kilometers or 54.24 square miles which constitutes 9.16% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,598. This represented 7.72% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.76% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 161 inhabitants per square kilometer or 417 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Agustin has 15 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)
Bachawan8.79%1,9861,9074.14%0.78%
Binongahan7.85%1,7741,7292.60%0.49%
Binugusan3.62%8197982.63%0.50%
Buli3.65%824863-4.52%-0.88%
Cabolutan7.94%1,7951,7661.64%0.31%
Cagbuaya6.19%1,3981,3950.22%0.04%
Camantaya2.23%505518-2.51%-0.48%
Carmen8.64%1,9531,9440.46%0.09%
Cawayan3.80%85872817.86%3.18%
Doña Juana11.12%2,5142,4164.06%0.76%
Dubduban9.51%2,1482,1280.94%0.18%
Lusong4.43%1,0009881.21%0.23%
Mahabang Baybay8.91%2,0131,9931.00%0.19%
Poblacion6.62%1,4961,4840.81%0.15%
Sugod6.70%1,5151,4593.84%0.72%
San Agustin Total22,59822,1162.18%0.41%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Agustin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,064,874.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,280,382.44
201047,755,167.207.85%
201152,193,047.579.29%
201251,543,043.79-1.25%
201356,381,179.659.39%
201462,869,208.7211.51%
201572,378,825.9415.13%
201679,064,874.539.24%

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 Agustin is 10 to 14, with 2,908 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 251 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1532
1 to 42,282
5 to 92,752
10 to 142,908
15 to 192,307
20 to 241,622
25 to 291,320
30 to 341,233
35 to 391,201
40 to 441,188
45 to 491,156
50 to 541,088
55 to 59851
60 to 64683
65 to 69457
70 to 74437
75 to 79330
80 and over251
Total22,598

Historical population

The population of San Agustin grew from 18,373 in 1960 to 22,598 in 2015, an increase of 4,225 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.41%, or an increase of 482 people, from the previous population of 22,116 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,373
18,9170.29%
20,8291.95%
21,6640.79%
18,066-1.80%
20,1602.08%
21,6431.53%
22,1180.30%
22,1160.00%
22,5980.41%

Location

The municipal center of San Agustin is situated at approximately 12° 34' North, 122° 8' East, in the island of Tablas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.6 meters or 31.5 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 Agustin are Roxas City, Calapan, Lucena, Naga, Masbate City, and Iriga. The nearest municipalities are Calatrava, San Andres, Romblon, Santa Maria, Odiongan, and Corcuera. Its distance from the national capital is 256.24 kilometers (159.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 256.24 kilometers (159.22 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,598, ranked 1,122 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.24 square kilometers, ranked 738 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 161 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,060 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.41%, ranked 236 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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