Magallanes, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count8
Postal code8604
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesButuan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)44.31 km2 (17.11 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,007
Density (2015)474 / km2 (1,228 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 1' North, 125° 31' East (9.0225, 125.5179)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.7 meters (22.0 feet)

Magallanes is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 44.31 square kilometers or 17.11 square miles which constitutes 1.62% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,007. This represented 5.93% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 474 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,228 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magallanes has 8 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)
Buhang18.46%3,8784,021-3.56%-0.69%
Caloc‑an20.80%4,3694,1545.18%0.97%
Guiasan6.98%1,4671,16625.81%4.47%
Marcos17.32%3,6393,824-4.84%-0.94%
Poblacion8.93%1,8761,930-2.80%-0.54%
Santo Niño7.92%1,6631,741-4.48%-0.87%
Santo Rosario13.16%2,7643,189-13.33%-2.69%
Taod‑oy6.43%1,3511,456-7.21%-1.41%
Magallanes Total21,00721,481-2.21%-0.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magallanes for the fiscal year of 2016 was 73,629,222.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,158,657.67
201048,070,169.046.45%
201149,671,787.553.33%
201249,461,624.11-0.42%
201350,954,006.433.02%
201454,865,868.927.68%
201563,773,804.6016.24%
201673,629,222.7215.45%

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 Magallanes is 5 to 9, with 2,495 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 130 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1436
1 to 41,800
5 to 92,495
10 to 142,466
15 to 192,105
20 to 241,682
25 to 291,508
30 to 341,407
35 to 391,361
40 to 441,194
45 to 491,035
50 to 54870
55 to 59819
60 to 64708
65 to 69477
70 to 74307
75 to 79207
80 and over130
Total21,007

Historical population

The population of Magallanes grew from 7,377 in 1970 to 21,007 in 2015, an increase of 13,630 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.42%, or a decrease of 474 people, from the previous population of 21,481 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,377
11,4129.15%
15,9946.98%
16,2110.13%
17,5231.47%
19,8952.76%
20,9300.70%
21,4810.95%
21,007-0.42%

Location

The municipal center of Magallanes is situated at approximately 9° 1' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.7 meters or 22.0 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 Magallanes are Butuan, Cabadbaran, Bayugan, Gingoog, Tandag, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Remedios T. Romualdez, Buenavista, Tubay, Nasipit, Santiago, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 789.78 kilometers (490.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 789.78 kilometers (490.75 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,007, ranked 1,233 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.11 square kilometers, ranked 1,439 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 474 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 407 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.42%, ranked 153 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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