Hinatuan, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code8310
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)299.10 km2 (115.48 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,842
Density (2015)133 / km2 (345 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 22' North, 126° 20' East (8.3656, 126.3358)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.6 meters (31.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 299.10 square kilometers or 115.48 square miles which constitutes 6.06% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,842. This represented 6.73% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 1.53% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 133 inhabitants per square kilometer or 345 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hinatuan has 24 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)
Baculin3.27%1,3021,11716.56%2.96%
Benigno Aquino4.62%1,8411,8111.66%0.31%
Bigaan7.52%2,9953,213-6.78%-1.33%
Cambatong5.03%2,0031,74614.72%2.65%
Campa1.32%5244858.04%1.48%
Dugmanon3.55%1,4141,419-0.35%-0.07%
Harip0.95%378463-18.36%-3.79%
La Casa12.84%5,1154,32618.24%3.24%
Loyola6.63%2,6412,6210.76%0.14%
Maligaya1.35%5385134.87%0.91%
Pagtigni‑an4.23%1,6871,734-2.71%-0.52%
Pocto2.59%1,0311,115-7.53%-1.48%
Port Lamon3.66%1,4601,4004.29%0.80%
Roxas2.57%1,02392410.71%1.96%
San Juan3.08%1,2261,2071.57%0.30%
Sasa2.22%886887-0.11%-0.02%
Tagasaka5.68%2,2641,99113.71%2.48%
Tagbobonga1.40%557637-12.56%-2.52%
Talisay3.99%1,5881,5264.06%0.76%
Tarusan1.66%6606019.82%1.80%
Tidman7.68%3,0603,313-7.64%-1.50%
Tiwi1.41%562596-5.70%-1.11%
Zone II8.05%3,2073,208-0.03%-0.01%
Zone III Maharlika4.72%1,8801,8780.11%0.02%
Hinatuan Total39,84238,7312.87%0.54%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hinatuan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 143,891,122.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200969,336,922.03
201072,892,694.345.13%
201182,004,451.8412.50%
201285,933,016.554.79%
201395,271,572.6710.87%
2014110,283,490.2215.76%
2015126,855,760.0215.03%
2016143,891,122.1313.43%

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 Hinatuan is 10 to 14, with 4,655 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 364 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1866
1 to 43,617
5 to 94,519
10 to 144,655
15 to 194,120
20 to 243,226
25 to 292,791
30 to 342,477
35 to 392,252
40 to 442,173
45 to 492,200
50 to 541,915
55 to 591,570
60 to 641,139
65 to 69872
70 to 74622
75 to 79464
80 and over364
Total39,842

Historical population

The population of Hinatuan grew from 21,841 in 1960 to 39,842 in 2015, an increase of 18,001 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.54%, or an increase of 1,111 people, from the previous population of 38,731 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,841
22,5780.33%
24,0731.29%
27,9723.05%
33,3071.76%
34,6020.72%
36,1700.95%
37,3680.45%
38,7311.31%
39,8420.54%

Location

The municipal center of Hinatuan is situated at approximately 8° 22' North, 126° 20' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.6 meters or 31.4 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 Hinatuan are Bislig, Bayugan, Tandag, Butuan, Tagum, and Cabadbaran. The nearest municipalities are Tagbina, Barobo, Rosario, Lingig, Lianga, and San Francisco. Its distance from the national capital is 902.93 kilometers (561.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 902.93 kilometers (561.05 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,842, ranked 615 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 115.48 square kilometers, ranked 299 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 133 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,151 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.54%, ranked 1,112 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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