Remedios T. Romualdez, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count8
Postal code8611
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)79.15 km2 (30.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,058
Density (2015)203 / km2 (525 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 3' North, 125° 35' East (9.0518, 125.5850)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.4 meters (40.7 feet)

Remedios T. Romualdez is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 79.15 square kilometers or 30.56 square miles which constitutes 2.90% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,058. This represented 4.53% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 203 inhabitants per square kilometer or 525 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Remedios T. Romualdez 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)
Balangbalang15.46%2,4822,3625.08%0.95%
Basilisa13.58%2,1812,0924.25%0.80%
Humilog11.01%1,7681,6755.55%1.03%
Panaytayon6.75%1,0841,0770.65%0.12%
Poblacion I16.26%2,6112,5811.16%0.22%
Poblacion II10.99%1,7642,027-12.97%-2.61%
San Antonio13.21%2,1221,9588.38%1.54%
Tagbongabong12.74%2,0461,9634.23%0.79%
Remedios T. Romualdez Total16,05815,7352.05%0.39%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Remedios T. Romualdez for the fiscal year of 2016 was 61,273,156.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,122,704.10
201036,796,886.157.84%
201138,827,183.305.52%
201238,387,093.26-1.13%
201342,710,728.3511.26%
201449,305,901.4015.44%
201555,043,897.6611.64%
201661,273,156.0611.32%

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 Remedios T. Romualdez is 5 to 9, with 1,986 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 115 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1361
1 to 41,591
5 to 91,986
10 to 141,845
15 to 191,638
20 to 241,322
25 to 291,224
30 to 341,033
35 to 39940
40 to 44819
45 to 49750
50 to 54724
55 to 59615
60 to 64467
65 to 69299
70 to 74177
75 to 79152
80 and over115
Total16,058

Historical population

The population of Santiago grew from 5,005 in 1970 to 24,200 in 2015, an increase of 19,195 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.78%, or an increase of 3,245 people, from the previous population of 20,955 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,005
6,4705.29%
7,6633.44%
12,7755.24%
15,6163.83%
17,9253.00%
18,9310.76%
20,9553.77%
24,2002.78%

Location

The municipal center of Remedios T. Romualdez is situated at approximately 9° 3' North, 125° 35' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.4 meters or 40.7 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 Remedios T. Romualdez are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Gingoog, Tandag, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Magallanes, Tubay, Buenavista, Santiago, Nasipit, and Sibagat. Its distance from the national capital is 791.85 kilometers (492.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 791.85 kilometers (492.03 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,058, ranked 1,382 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.56 square kilometers, ranked 1,179 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 203 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 967 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.39%, ranked 1,285 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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