Mandaon, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
Barangay count26
Postal code5411
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Area (2007)280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)41,262
Density (2015)147 / km2 (381 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 14' North, 123° 17' East (12.2262, 123.2841)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.5 meters (21.3 feet)

Mandaon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Masbate.

The municipality has a land area of 280.80 square kilometers or 108.42 square miles which constitutes 6.76% of Masbate's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,262. This represented 4.62% of the total population of Masbate province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 147 inhabitants per square kilometer or 381 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mandaon has 26 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)
Alas5.50%2,2712,0858.92%1.64%
Ayat4.08%1,6841,51211.38%2.07%
Bat‑Ongan4.20%1,7311,52113.81%2.49%
Bugtong3.47%1,4331,3942.80%0.53%
Buri2.50%1,0311,0250.59%0.11%
Cabitan11.81%4,8724,30313.22%2.39%
Cagmasoso1.11%459478-3.97%-0.77%
Canomoy3.57%1,4731,30512.87%2.33%
Centro2.06%85163234.65%5.83%
Dayao4.44%1,8321,62113.02%2.36%
Guincaiptan1.91%7907771.67%0.32%
Laguinbanwa2.55%1,0521,0024.99%0.93%
Lantangan6.11%2,5222,4423.28%0.62%
Looc2.15%88670126.39%4.56%
Mabatobato1.62%6706503.08%0.58%
Maolingon6.90%2,8472,6248.50%1.57%
Nailaban2.65%1,09292418.18%3.23%
Nanipsan1.58%6525998.85%1.63%
Pinamangcaan1.84%7617264.82%0.90%
Poblacion11.37%4,6924,5014.24%0.79%
Polo Dacu2.93%1,2091,1742.98%0.56%
San Juan2.12%87575515.89%2.85%
San Pablo2.20%9098477.32%1.35%
Santa Fe0.72%298469-36.46%-8.27%
Tagpu4.54%1,8721,7218.77%1.61%
Tumalaytay6.05%2,4982,3735.27%0.98%
Mandaon Total41,26238,1618.13%1.50%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mandaon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 111,078,430.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200961,270,840.26
201064,751,759.285.68%
201171,548,541.3910.50%
201268,357,234.93-4.46%
201378,401,728.5914.69%
201488,442,421.6012.81%
2015100,702,099.9513.86%
2016111,078,430.5610.30%

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 Mandaon is 5 to 9, with 5,943 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 302 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,098
1 to 45,041
5 to 95,943
10 to 145,535
15 to 194,349
20 to 242,946
25 to 292,492
30 to 342,352
35 to 392,153
40 to 441,923
45 to 491,824
50 to 541,556
55 to 591,335
60 to 64932
65 to 69643
70 to 74505
75 to 79333
80 and over302
Total41,262

Historical population

The population of Mandaon grew from 13,277 in 1960 to 41,262 in 2015, an increase of 27,985 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.50%, or an increase of 3,101 people, from the previous population of 38,161 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,277
18,6123.36%
22,1613.56%
25,5182.86%
25,6700.06%
28,7162.12%
31,5722.05%
34,4011.19%
38,1613.85%
41,2621.50%

Location

The municipal center of Mandaon is situated at approximately 12° 14' North, 123° 17' East, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.5 meters or 21.3 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 Mandaon are Masbate City, Roxas City, Legazpi, Sorsogon City, Ligao, and Iriga. The nearest municipalities are Balud, Milagros, Aroroy, Baleno, Mobo, and Uson. Its distance from the national capital is 361.51 kilometers (224.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Balud, Masbate, 23.10 kilometers (14.35 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Milagros, Masbate, 24.40 kilometers (15.16 miles) to the East (S88°E)
  • Aroroy, Masbate, 33.92 kilometers (21.07 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)
  • Baleno, Masbate, 35.90 kilometers (22.31 miles) to the Northeast (N40°E)
  • Mobo, Masbate, 42.61 kilometers (26.48 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)
  • Uson, Masbate, 54.33 kilometers (33.76 miles) to the East (S90°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 361.51 kilometers (224.63 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,262, ranked 616 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 108.42 square kilometers, ranked 343 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 147 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,127 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.50%, ranked 1,035 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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