Mainit, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
Barangay count21
Postal code8407
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)107.76 km2 (41.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,741
Density (2015)248 / km2 (643 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 32' North, 125° 31' East (9.5378, 125.5225)
Estimated elevation above sea level47.9 meters (157.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 107.76 square kilometers or 41.61 square miles which constitutes 5.46% of Surigao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,741. This represented 5.51% of the total population of Surigao del Norte province, or 1.03% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 248 inhabitants per square kilometer or 643 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mainit has 21 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)
Binga1.45%387407-4.91%-0.95%
Bobona‑on0.78%209271-22.88%-4.83%
Cantugas6.26%1,6731,44016.18%2.90%
Dayano1.86%4984735.29%0.99%
Mabini4.42%1,1831,02415.53%2.79%
Magpayang6.47%1,7311,7071.41%0.27%
Magsaysay7.76%2,0741,9874.38%0.82%
Mansayao2.74%7327053.83%0.72%
Marayag1.27%33930311.88%2.16%
Matin‑ao15.62%4,1773,8687.99%1.47%
Paco2.21%5915478.04%1.48%
Quezon14.00%3,7433,6432.74%0.52%
Roxas5.63%1,5061,34212.22%2.22%
San Francisco7.67%2,0512,0022.45%0.46%
San Isidro6.92%1,8511,7297.06%1.31%
San Jose3.14%8407679.52%1.75%
Siana3.65%9779413.83%0.72%
Silop1.33%35532110.59%1.94%
Tagbuyawan1.36%363411-11.68%-2.34%
Tapi‑an0.92%2472441.23%0.23%
Tolingon4.54%1,2141,464-17.08%-3.50%
Mainit Total26,74125,5964.47%0.84%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mainit for the fiscal year of 2016 was 102,486,325.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200946,656,460.79
201051,937,959.1911.32%
201163,043,547.3521.38%
201263,630,094.750.93%
201362,499,695.98-1.78%
201472,954,407.9216.73%
201586,944,570.2219.18%
2016102,486,325.5117.88%

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 Mainit is 5 to 9, with 3,239 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 257 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1546
1 to 42,460
5 to 93,239
10 to 143,211
15 to 192,759
20 to 242,109
25 to 291,792
30 to 341,627
35 to 391,583
40 to 441,428
45 to 491,284
50 to 541,235
55 to 591,078
60 to 64829
65 to 69558
70 to 74429
75 to 79317
80 and over257
Total26,741

Historical population

The population of Mainit grew from 18,542 in 1960 to 26,741 in 2015, an increase of 8,199 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.84%, or an increase of 1,145 people, from the previous population of 25,596 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,542
14,759-2.21%
17,0642.95%
18,0781.16%
21,5051.75%
21,7800.24%
23,4171.57%
23,9520.31%
25,5962.45%
26,7410.84%

Location

The municipal center of Mainit is situated at approximately 9° 32' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 47.9 meters or 157.2 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 Mainit are Surigao City, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Tandag, Gingoog, and Bayugan. The nearest municipalities are Tubod, Alegria, Kitcharao, Sison, Bacuag, and Placer. Its distance from the national capital is 746.23 kilometers (463.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 746.23 kilometers (463.69 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,741, ranked 966 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.61 square kilometers, ranked 926 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 248 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 772 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.84%, ranked 880 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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