Tagana-an, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
Barangay count14
Postal code8403
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)77.29 km2 (29.84 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,428
Density (2015)213 / km2 (551 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 42' North, 125° 35' East (9.6973, 125.5826)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.9 meters (35.8 feet)

Tagana-an is a coastal municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 77.29 square kilometers or 29.84 square miles which constitutes 3.92% of Surigao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,428. This represented 3.39% of the total population of Surigao del Norte province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 213 inhabitants per square kilometer or 551 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tagana-an 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)
Aurora12.69%2,0852,0660.92%0.17%
Azucena9.07%1,4901,507-1.13%-0.22%
Banban9.14%1,5021,35410.93%1.99%
Cawilan7.05%1,1581,1391.67%0.32%
Fabio1.69%277305-9.18%-1.82%
Himamaug9.50%1,5611,4884.91%0.92%
Laurel4.55%74857330.54%5.21%
Lower Libas5.12%8418370.48%0.09%
Opong5.81%9549401.49%0.28%
Patino5.29%8698413.33%0.63%
Sampaguita5.46%8978900.79%0.15%
Talavera18.55%3,0472,69812.94%2.34%
Union2.70%44438714.73%2.65%
Upper Libas3.38%55534162.76%9.72%
Tagana-an Total16,42815,3666.91%1.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tagana-an for the fiscal year of 2016 was 139,351,817.47.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,010,980.91
201069,006,999.3760.44%
201146,534,141.32-32.57%
201259,324,475.4927.49%
2013105,612,915.1678.03%
2014113,581,613.327.55%
2015118,181,201.744.05%
2016139,351,817.4717.91%

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 Tagana-an is 10 to 14, with 1,903 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 192 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1314
1 to 41,486
5 to 91,823
10 to 141,903
15 to 191,555
20 to 241,350
25 to 291,276
30 to 341,022
35 to 39977
40 to 44879
45 to 49920
50 to 54773
55 to 59609
60 to 64450
65 to 69367
70 to 74317
75 to 79215
80 and over192
Total16,428

Historical population

The population of Tagana-an grew from 7,460 in 1960 to 16,428 in 2015, an increase of 8,968 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.28%, or an increase of 1,062 people, from the previous population of 15,366 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,460
8,0630.76%
9,2852.87%
10,2902.08%
11,5851.19%
12,1590.91%
12,8441.18%
14,1991.39%
15,3662.92%
16,4281.28%

Location

The municipal center of Tagana-an is situated at approximately 9° 42' North, 125° 35' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.9 meters or 35.8 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 Tagana-an are Surigao City, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Maasin, Tandag, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Placer, Sison, Bacuag, Tubod, Gigaquit, and Mainit. Its distance from the national capital is 737.44 kilometers (458.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 737.44 kilometers (458.23 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,428, ranked 1,301 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.84 square kilometers, ranked 1,122 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 213 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 869 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 1,398 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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