Carrascal, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count14
Postal code8318
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)265.80 km2 (102.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,479
Density (2015)85 / km2 (219 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 22' North, 125° 57' East (9.3683, 125.9487)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 265.80 square kilometers or 102.63 square miles which constitutes 5.39% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,479. This represented 3.80% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 85 inhabitants per square kilometer or 219 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Carrascal 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)
Adlay28.17%6,3324,13952.98%8.43%
Babuyan3.21%72151440.27%6.66%
Bacolod4.53%1,01881824.45%4.25%
Baybay6.79%1,5271,35712.53%2.27%
Bon‑ot8.28%1,8621,32240.85%6.74%
Caglayag1.70%3823615.82%1.08%
Dahican3.85%86658348.54%7.83%
Doyos7.67%1,7251,6355.50%1.03%
Embarcadero2.87%645709-9.03%-1.79%
Gamuton9.66%2,1711,34062.01%9.62%
Panikian12.95%2,9101,83558.58%9.18%
Pantukan3.28%73763116.80%3.00%
Saca4.89%1,10082034.15%5.75%
Tag‑Anito2.15%4834653.87%0.73%
Carrascal Total22,47916,52936.00%6.03%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Carrascal for the fiscal year of 2016 was 286,238,347.97.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200979,059,643.22
2010105,843,274.0133.88%
2011127,927,030.2320.86%
2012223,451,930.6474.67%
2013245,364,279.719.81%
2014245,125,661.79-0.10%
2015217,181,219.82-11.40%
2016286,238,347.9731.80%

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 Carrascal is 1 to 4, with 2,362 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 197 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1588
1 to 42,362
5 to 92,360
10 to 142,202
15 to 192,143
20 to 242,156
25 to 291,884
30 to 341,658
35 to 391,365
40 to 441,244
45 to 491,144
50 to 54914
55 to 59772
60 to 64606
65 to 69378
70 to 74280
75 to 79197
80 and over226
Total22,479

Historical population

The population of Carrascal grew from 7,898 in 1960 to 22,479 in 2015, an increase of 14,581 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.03%, or an increase of 5,950 people, from the previous population of 16,529 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,898
8,2400.42%
9,2302.30%
12,8106.77%
12,693-0.09%
12,018-1.02%
13,1571.96%
14,2831.14%
16,5295.46%
22,4796.03%

Location

The municipal center of Carrascal is situated at approximately 9° 22' North, 125° 57' 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 Carrascal are Tandag, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Surigao City, Bayugan, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen, Lanuza, Socorro, and Cortes. Its distance from the national capital is 791.43 kilometers (491.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 791.43 kilometers (491.77 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,479, ranked 1,120 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 102.63 square kilometers, ranked 352 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 85 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,316 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 6.03%, ranked 1,551 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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