Santa Fe, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count11
Postal code5508
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTablas Strait
Philippine major island(s)Tablas
Area (2007)63.52 km2 (24.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,098
Density (2015)253 / km2 (656 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 9' North, 121° 60' East (12.1552, 121.9943)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.2 feet)

Santa Fe is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 63.52 square kilometers or 24.53 square miles which constitutes 4.14% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,098. This represented 5.50% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.54% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 253 inhabitants per square kilometer or 656 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Fe has 11 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)
Agmanic10.74%1,7291,6912.25%0.42%
Canyayo9.64%1,5521,557-0.32%-0.06%
Danao Norte7.45%1,2001,259-4.69%-0.91%
Danao Sur4.67%751794-5.42%-1.05%
Guinbirayan10.65%1,7141,7000.82%0.16%
Guintigbasan4.60%74165712.79%2.32%
Magsaysay8.75%1,4091,3752.47%0.47%
Mat‑i7.40%1,1911,1701.79%0.34%
Pandan8.45%1,3601,376-1.16%-0.22%
Poblacion14.55%2,3422,1867.14%1.32%
Tabugon13.10%2,1091,9358.99%1.65%
Santa Fe Total16,09815,7002.54%0.48%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Fe for the fiscal year of 2016 was 56,745,911.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
201137,905,157.85
201237,100,955.03-2.12%
201339,982,019.877.77%
201445,001,489.3512.55%
201551,714,109.7414.92%
201656,745,911.059.73%

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 Santa Fe is 10 to 14, with 2,090 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 195 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1403
1 to 41,680
5 to 92,066
10 to 142,090
15 to 191,624
20 to 241,100
25 to 29964
30 to 34956
35 to 39874
40 to 44812
45 to 49691
50 to 54652
55 to 59619
60 to 64485
65 to 69348
70 to 74323
75 to 79216
80 and over195
Total16,098

Historical population

The population of Santa Fe grew from 8,987 in 1960 to 16,098 in 2015, an increase of 7,111 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.48%, or an increase of 398 people, from the previous population of 15,700 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,987
8,032-1.09%
8,9392.17%
9,9482.16%
11,6281.57%
12,6651.61%
14,1402.39%
16,3151.99%
15,700-1.39%
16,0980.48%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Fe is situated at approximately 12° 9' North, 121° 60' East, in the island of Tablas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.2 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 Santa Fe are Roxas City, Passi, Calapan, Iloilo City, Masbate City, and Victorias. The nearest municipalities are San Jose, Looc, Alcantara, Ferrol, Odiongan, and Santa Maria. Its distance from the national capital is 290.98 kilometers (180.81 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 290.98 kilometers (180.81 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,098, ranked 1,315 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 24.53 square kilometers, ranked 1,227 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 253 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 771 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.48%, ranked 1,338 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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