San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceDinagat Islands
Barangay count12
Postal code8427
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSurigao Strait
Philippine major island(s)Dinagat
Area (2007)27.80 km2 (10.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,487
Density (2015)989 / km2 (2,562 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 1' North, 125° 34' East (10.0095, 125.5708)
Estimated elevation above sea level37.7 meters (123.7 feet)

San Jose is a coastal municipality in the island province of Dinagat Islands. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 27.80 square kilometers or 10.73 square miles which constitutes 2.68% of Dinagat Islands's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,487. This represented 21.62% of the total population of Dinagat Islands province, or 1.06% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 989 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,562 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose has 12 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)
Aurelio14.35%3,9444,669-15.53%-3.16%
Cuarinta5.32%1,4611,3686.80%1.26%
Don Ruben Ecleo9.25%2,5432,5230.79%0.15%
Jacquez3.82%1,0511,671-37.10%-8.45%
Justiniana Edera5.94%1,6331,819-10.23%-2.03%
Luna4.27%1,1741,1432.71%0.51%
Mahayahay8.71%2,3933,071-22.08%-4.64%
Matingbe4.08%1,1221,372-18.22%-3.76%
San Jose19.00%5,2235,286-1.19%-0.23%
San Juan8.29%2,2792,991-23.80%-5.04%
Santa Cruz10.94%3,0063,100-3.03%-0.58%
Wilson6.03%1,6582,022-18.00%-3.71%
San Jose Total27,48731,035-11.43%-2.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Jose for the fiscal year of 2016 was 75,479,827.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,494,007.26
201043,690,791.817.89%
201147,185,129.938.00%
201245,728,088.63-3.09%
201352,513,049.8514.84%
201459,523,024.1213.35%
201568,204,473.2414.59%
201675,479,827.0610.67%

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 San Jose is 10 to 14, with 3,019 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 392 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1545
1 to 42,229
5 to 92,831
10 to 143,019
15 to 192,797
20 to 242,451
25 to 292,028
30 to 341,582
35 to 391,514
40 to 441,446
45 to 491,385
50 to 541,259
55 to 591,147
60 to 64965
65 to 69818
70 to 74610
75 to 79469
80 and over392
Total27,487

Historical population

The population of San Jose fell from 30,405 in 1990 to 27,487 in 2015, a decrease of 2,918 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.28%, or a decrease of 3,548 people, from the previous population of 31,035 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
30,405
27,481-1.88%
25,532-1.56%
28,3981.48%
31,0353.29%
27,487-2.28%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose is situated at approximately 10° 1' North, 125° 34' East, in the island of Dinagat. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.7 meters or 123.7 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 San Jose are Surigao City, Maasin, Cabadbaran, Baybay, Butuan, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are Dinagat, Basilisa, Cagdianao, Libjo, San Francisco, and San Ricardo. Its distance from the national capital is 711.39 kilometers (442.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 711.39 kilometers (442.04 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,487, ranked 992 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,541 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 989 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 170 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -2.28%, ranked 1,066 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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