Burgos, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
Barangay count6
Postal code8424
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Siargao
Area (2007)19.27 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,034
Density (2015)209 / km2 (542 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 1' North, 126° 4' East (10.0181, 126.0742)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.2 meters (33.5 feet)

Burgos is a coastal municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 19.27 square kilometers or 7.44 square miles which constitutes 0.98% of Surigao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,034. This represented 0.83% of the total population of Surigao del Norte province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 209 inhabitants per square kilometer or 542 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Burgos has 6 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)
Baybay22.68%915955-4.19%-0.81%
Bitaug7.91%3193035.28%0.98%
Matin‑ao7.14%2882860.70%0.13%
Poblacion 122.01%888908-2.20%-0.42%
Poblacion 230.99%1,2501,2470.24%0.05%
San Mateo9.27%3743594.18%0.78%
Burgos Total4,0344,058-0.59%-0.11%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Burgos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 33,924,663.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200919,744,816.18
201021,073,399.616.73%
201122,967,386.448.99%
201222,359,205.40-2.65%
201324,055,050.727.58%
201427,043,072.6612.42%
201531,299,578.9015.74%
201633,924,663.728.39%

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 Burgos is 10 to 14, with 440 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 36 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 175
1 to 4308
5 to 9408
10 to 14440
15 to 19419
20 to 24374
25 to 29282
30 to 34299
35 to 39246
40 to 44236
45 to 49241
50 to 54194
55 to 59165
60 to 6487
65 to 69107
70 to 7477
75 to 7936
80 and over40
Total4,034

Historical population

The population of Burgos grew from 1,958 in 1970 to 4,034 in 2015, an increase of 2,076 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.11%, or a decrease of 24 people, from the previous population of 4,058 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,958
2,5845.72%
2,7981.60%
2,617-0.67%
2,7851.17%
3,0431.92%
3,8513.30%
4,0581.92%
4,034-0.11%

Location

The municipal center of Burgos is situated at approximately 10° 1' North, 126° 4' East, in the island of Siargao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.2 meters or 33.5 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 Burgos are Surigao City, Tandag, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Maasin, and Bayugan. The nearest municipalities are Santa Monica, San Isidro, San Benito, Pilar, Del Carmen, and General Luna. Its distance from the national capital is 750.17 kilometers (466.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 750.17 kilometers (466.14 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,034, ranked 1,548 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 7.44 square kilometers, ranked 1,530 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 209 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 880 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.11%, ranked 1,488 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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