Cantilan, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count17
Postal code8317
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)240.10 km2 (92.70 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,492
Density (2015)131 / km2 (340 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 20' North, 125° 59' East (9.3348, 125.9757)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.2 feet)

Cantilan is a coastal municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 240.10 square kilometers or 92.70 square miles which constitutes 4.87% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,492. This represented 5.32% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 1.21% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 131 inhabitants per square kilometer or 340 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cantilan has 17 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)
Bugsukan2.02%6376114.26%0.80%
Buntalid3.94%1,2401,2261.14%0.22%
Cabangahan3.79%1,1941,03115.81%2.83%
Cabas‑an3.68%1,1591,0787.51%1.39%
Calagdaan6.29%1,9801,8228.67%1.60%
Consuelo4.38%1,3791,3601.40%0.26%
General Island2.78%877950-7.68%-1.51%
Lininti‑an13.77%4,3354,489-3.43%-0.66%
Lobo1.89%595626-4.95%-0.96%
Magasang4.20%1,3221,2079.53%1.75%
Magosilom15.31%4,8205,090-5.30%-1.03%
Pag‑antayan7.00%2,2052,266-2.69%-0.52%
Palasao4.21%1,3261,16813.53%2.45%
Parang12.82%4,0383,53514.23%2.57%
San Pedro9.06%2,8532,25926.29%4.55%
Tapi1.88%592626-5.43%-1.06%
Tigabong2.98%9408875.98%1.11%
Cantilan Total31,49230,2314.17%0.78%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cantilan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 134,415,610.40.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200964,964,246.74
201066,547,235.972.44%
201170,377,342.885.76%
201270,035,515.75-0.49%
201378,217,719.8811.68%
201488,225,091.5612.79%
2015109,881,303.2024.55%
2016134,415,610.4022.33%

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 Cantilan is 5 to 9, with 3,342 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 367 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1566
1 to 42,694
5 to 93,342
10 to 143,278
15 to 193,192
20 to 242,722
25 to 292,312
30 to 342,024
35 to 391,965
40 to 441,838
45 to 491,778
50 to 541,443
55 to 591,166
60 to 64994
65 to 69771
70 to 74596
75 to 79444
80 and over367
Total31,492

Historical population

The population of Cantilan grew from 11,793 in 1960 to 31,492 in 2015, an increase of 19,699 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.78%, or an increase of 1,261 people, from the previous population of 30,231 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,793
16,6173.41%
18,1921.83%
20,8892.80%
24,8681.76%
24,061-0.62%
26,5532.14%
28,6591.06%
30,2311.96%
31,4920.78%

Location

The municipal center of Cantilan is situated at approximately 9° 20' North, 125° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.2 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 Cantilan are Tandag, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Surigao City, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Carrascal, Madrid, Carmen, Lanuza, Cortes, and Socorro. Its distance from the national capital is 796.16 kilometers (494.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 796.16 kilometers (494.71 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,492, ranked 829 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 92.70 square kilometers, ranked 419 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 131 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,158 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.78%, ranked 1,331 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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