Siasi, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
Barangay count50
Postal code7412
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Siasi
Area (2007)192.87 km2 (74.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,705
Density (2015)351 / km2 (909 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 33' North, 120° 49' East (5.5433, 120.8146)
Estimated elevation above sea level1.1 meters (3.5 feet)

Siasi is a coastal municipality in the island province of Sulu.

The municipality has a land area of 192.87 square kilometers or 74.47 square miles which constitutes 5.61% of Sulu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,705. This represented 8.21% of the total population of Sulu province, or 1.79% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 351 inhabitants per square kilometer or 909 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Siasi has 50 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)
Bakud1.29%8758216.58%1.22%
Buan3.77%2,5512,5490.08%0.01%
Bulansing Tara0.95%6406291.75%0.33%
Bulihkullul1.15%7777464.16%0.78%
Campo Islam3.12%2,1132,1100.14%0.03%
Duggo3.08%2,0852,0830.10%0.02%
Duhol Tara1.48%1,0019544.93%0.92%
East Kungtad1.55%1,0491,0183.05%0.57%
East Sisangat1.67%1,13371558.46%9.16%
Ipil1.07%7226776.65%1.23%
Jambangan1.18%7987535.98%1.11%
Kabubu1.38%9318746.52%1.21%
Kong‑Kong Laminusa1.78%1,2021,1544.16%0.78%
Kud‑kud1.61%1,0871,0860.09%0.02%
Kungtad West1.54%1,0449796.64%1.23%
Latung4.04%2,7322,7300.07%0.01%
Luuk Laminusa1.23%8317826.27%1.16%
Luuk Tara1.04%7066626.65%1.23%
Manta1.86%1,2591,2074.31%0.81%
Minapan3.58%2,4242,3632.58%0.49%
Nipa‑nipa1.12%7577165.73%1.07%
North Laud4.20%2,8462,8450.04%0.01%
North Manta1.01%6836446.06%1.13%
North Musu Laud1.29%8748285.56%1.03%
North Silumpak0.60%4054011.00%0.19%
Pislong1.30%8828276.65%1.23%
Poblacion6.68%4,5254,1908.00%1.48%
Punungan0.93%6296280.16%0.03%
Puukan Laminusa0.99%6696286.53%1.21%
Ratag2.90%1,9651,8526.10%1.13%
Sablay1.35%9118556.55%1.22%
Sarukot1.50%1,0179507.05%1.31%
Siburi1.15%7797592.64%0.50%
Singko1.28%8648195.49%1.02%
Siolakan2.99%2,0252,0230.10%0.02%
Siowing1.78%1,2081,1336.62%1.23%
Sipanding2.20%1,4901,4155.30%0.99%
Sisangat1.27%8578046.59%1.22%
Siundoh1.09%7376956.04%1.12%
South Musu Laud0.88%5975861.88%0.35%
South Silumpak1.69%1,14581241.01%6.76%
Southwestern Bulikullul0.91%61848427.69%4.76%
Subah Buaya4.76%3,2203,2180.06%0.01%
Tampakan Laminusa2.34%1,5811,5790.13%0.02%
Tengah Laminusa2.06%1,3981,20016.50%2.95%
Tong Laminusa3.72%2,5202,5190.04%0.01%
Tonglabah1.42%9629610.10%0.02%
Tong‑tong3.08%2,0861,61928.84%4.94%
Tubig Kutah1.23%8307836.00%1.12%
Tulling3.94%2,6652,5643.94%0.74%
Siasi Total67,70564,2295.41%1.01%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siasi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 122,826,922.49.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200968,493,350.85
201073,677,186.197.57%
201180,342,956.839.05%
201279,793,830.70-0.68%
201387,732,064.709.95%
201498,787,551.8012.60%
2015112,182,657.2113.56%
2016122,826,922.499.49%

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 Siasi is 5 to 9, with 9,978 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 107 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,166
1 to 47,557
5 to 99,978
10 to 149,308
15 to 198,096
20 to 245,593
25 to 294,752
30 to 344,508
35 to 394,649
40 to 443,900
45 to 493,145
50 to 541,931
55 to 591,207
60 to 64797
65 to 69472
70 to 74327
75 to 79212
80 and over107
Total67,705

Historical population

The population of Siasi grew from 39,279 in 1960 to 67,705 in 2015, an increase of 28,426 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 3,476 people, from the previous population of 64,229 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
39,279
51,4252.67%
28,077-11.44%
50,33612.38%
46,468-0.80%
50,6551.63%
59,0693.35%
63,5181.01%
64,2290.41%
67,7051.01%

Location

The municipal center of Siasi is situated at approximately 5° 33' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Siasi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1.1 meters or 3.5 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 Siasi are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Cotabato City, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Pandami, Lugus, Tapul, Parang, Maimbung, and Pata. Its distance from the national capital is 1,000.89 kilometers (621.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pandami, Sulu, 1.40 kilometers (0.87 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Lugus, Sulu, 17.66 kilometers (10.97 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Tapul, Sulu, 19.35 kilometers (12.02 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N22°E)
  • Parang, Sulu, 42.09 kilometers (26.15 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Maimbung, Sulu, 48.89 kilometers (30.38 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N29°E)
  • Pata, Sulu, 49.46 kilometers (30.73 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,000.89 kilometers (621.92 miles) to the North (N1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,705, ranked 283 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 74.47 square kilometers, ranked 528 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 351 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 526 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 30 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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