Talacogon, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count16
Postal code8510
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)405.25 km2 (156.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,374
Density (2015)95 / km2 (245 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 27' North, 125° 47' East (8.4488, 125.7869)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.5 meters (67.3 feet)

Talacogon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 405.25 square kilometers or 156.47 square miles which constitutes 4.06% of Agusan del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,374. This represented 5.48% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.48% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 95 inhabitants per square kilometer or 245 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talacogon has 16 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)
Batucan5.68%2,1811,89714.97%2.69%
BuenaGracia4.81%1,8461,65711.41%2.08%
Causwagan7.96%3,0553,287-7.06%-1.38%
Culi1.33%511585-12.65%-2.54%
Del Monte20.20%7,7507,1678.13%1.50%
Desamparados3.55%1,3611,498-9.15%-1.81%
La Flora3.16%1,2121,00320.84%3.67%
Labnig7.53%2,8882,907-0.65%-0.12%
Maharlika2.23%855874-2.17%-0.42%
Marbon4.09%1,5701,658-5.31%-1.03%
Sabang Gibung2.50%9611,023-6.06%-1.18%
San Agustin11.24%4,3143,9489.27%1.70%
San Isidro2.34%8971,114-19.48%-4.04%
San Nicolas6.01%2,3072,519-8.42%-1.66%
Zamora3.68%1,4111,23314.44%2.60%
Zillovia13.69%5,2554,8548.26%1.52%
Talacogon Total38,37437,2243.09%0.58%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Talacogon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 145,433,666.50.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200978,239,874.16
201089,430,455.3414.30%
201194,103,723.885.23%
201292,663,011.01-1.53%
2013103,816,160.3112.04%
2014114,753,140.3610.53%
2015129,544,128.9312.89%
2016145,433,666.5012.27%

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 Talacogon is 5 to 9, with 4,911 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 224 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1982
1 to 44,246
5 to 94,911
10 to 144,654
15 to 193,791
20 to 243,348
25 to 292,992
30 to 342,440
35 to 392,130
40 to 441,962
45 to 491,755
50 to 541,598
55 to 591,256
60 to 64863
65 to 69546
70 to 74416
75 to 79260
80 and over224
Total38,374

Historical population

The population of Talacogon grew from 4,861 in 1960 to 38,374 in 2015, an increase of 33,513 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.58%, or an increase of 1,150 people, from the previous population of 37,224 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,861
7,7194.63%
9,1103.38%
11,4524.68%
21,6556.58%
27,5174.59%
30,8792.50%
33,0930.96%
37,2244.37%
38,3740.58%

Location

The municipal center of Talacogon is situated at approximately 8° 27' North, 125° 47' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.5 meters or 67.3 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 Talacogon are Bayugan, Butuan, Bislig, Malaybalay, Cabadbaran, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are San Luis, La Paz, San Francisco, Prosperidad, Rosario, and Esperanza. Its distance from the national capital is 858.07 kilometers (533.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 858.07 kilometers (533.18 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,374, ranked 727 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 156.47 square kilometers, ranked 210 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 95 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,349 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.58%, ranked 1,377 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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