Cagdianao, Province of Dinagat Islands

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceDinagat Islands
Barangay count14
Postal code8411
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Dinagat
Area (2007)249.48 km2 (96.32 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,808
Density (2015)67 / km2 (175 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 55' North, 125° 40' East (9.9229, 125.6719)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.6 meters (18.3 feet)

Cagdianao is a coastal municipality in the island province of Dinagat Islands.

The municipality has a land area of 249.48 square kilometers or 96.32 square miles which constitutes 24.07% of Dinagat Islands's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,808. This represented 13.22% of the total population of Dinagat Islands province, or 0.65% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 67 inhabitants per square kilometer or 175 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cagdianao has 14 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)
Boa5.82%97984515.86%2.84%
Cabunga‑an6.93%1,16494922.66%3.96%
Del Pilar10.45%1,7571,6188.59%1.58%
Laguna3.92%659767-14.08%-2.85%
Legaspi5.63%94662750.88%8.15%
Ma‑atas5.27%88674119.57%3.46%
Mabini5.44%91481212.56%2.28%
Nueva Estrella3.97%668764-12.57%-2.52%
Poblacion19.81%3,3293,0847.94%1.47%
R. Ecleo, Sr.9.78%1,6431,49210.12%1.85%
San Jose2.11%354361-1.94%-0.37%
Santa Rita3.18%534557-4.13%-0.80%
Tigbao6.80%1,1431,01412.72%2.31%
Valencia10.90%1,8321,41629.38%5.03%
Cagdianao Total16,80815,04711.70%2.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cagdianao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 153,289,311.16.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,371,378.41
201097,406,008.6569.78%
201165,653,962.83-32.60%
201290,489,179.3237.83%
201385,960,161.99-5.01%
201481,352,943.29-5.36%
2015118,417,240.7545.56%
2016153,289,311.1629.45%

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 Cagdianao is 5 to 9, with 1,988 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 167 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1424
1 to 41,549
5 to 91,988
10 to 141,899
15 to 191,666
20 to 241,518
25 to 291,186
30 to 341,004
35 to 39960
40 to 44909
45 to 49835
50 to 54699
55 to 59628
60 to 64495
65 to 69405
70 to 74265
75 to 79211
80 and over167
Total16,808

Historical population

The population of Cagdianao grew from 4,342 in 1960 to 16,808 in 2015, an increase of 12,466 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.13%, or an increase of 1,761 people, from the previous population of 15,047 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,342
4,8271.04%
5,7893.71%
8,4357.82%
11,5553.20%
11,175-0.62%
12,8863.10%
14,1301.28%
15,0472.32%
16,8082.13%

Location

The municipal center of Cagdianao is situated at approximately 9° 55' North, 125° 40' East, in the island of Dinagat. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.6 meters or 18.3 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 Cagdianao are Surigao City, Cabadbaran, Maasin, Butuan, Tandag, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Dinagat, San Jose, Basilisa, Tagana-an, Placer, and San Francisco. Its distance from the national capital is 725.98 kilometers (451.11 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 725.98 kilometers (451.11 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,808, ranked 1,342 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 96.32 square kilometers, ranked 414 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 67 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,449 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.13%, ranked 245 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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