Lanuza, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count13
Postal code8314
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)290.60 km2 (112.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,001
Density (2015)41 / km2 (107 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 14' North, 126° 4' East (9.2336, 126.0604)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.7 meters (35.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 290.60 square kilometers or 112.20 square miles which constitutes 5.89% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,001. This represented 2.03% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 0.46% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 41 inhabitants per square kilometer or 107 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lanuza has 13 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)
Agsam17.45%2,0942,0661.36%0.26%
Bocawe6.22%7477095.36%1.00%
Bunga10.53%1,2641,293-2.24%-0.43%
Gamuton9.21%1,1051,0554.74%0.89%
Habag6.83%8207489.63%1.77%
Mampi5.21%6256053.31%0.62%
Nurcia9.29%1,1151,119-0.36%-0.07%
Pakwan8.68%1,0421,081-3.61%-0.70%
Sibahay9.05%1,0861,0850.09%0.02%
Zone I3.87%464532-12.78%-2.57%
Zone II2.66%319337-5.34%-1.04%
Zone III6.68%8027457.65%1.41%
Zone IV4.32%5184827.47%1.38%
Lanuza Total12,00111,8571.21%0.23%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lanuza for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,037,346.01.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,765,248.38
201048,297,406.041.11%
201154,317,738.8112.47%
201250,731,764.45-6.60%
201357,701,434.4713.74%
201464,560,899.9711.89%
201572,889,475.3212.90%
201680,037,346.019.81%

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 Lanuza is 5 to 9, with 1,397 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 149 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1208
1 to 41,086
5 to 91,397
10 to 141,352
15 to 191,197
20 to 24996
25 to 29814
30 to 34733
35 to 39718
40 to 44694
45 to 49562
50 to 54535
55 to 59507
60 to 64379
65 to 69310
70 to 74202
75 to 79149
80 and over162
Total12,001

Historical population

The population of Lanuza grew from 10,296 in 1960 to 12,001 in 2015, an increase of 1,705 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.23%, or an increase of 144 people, from the previous population of 11,857 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,296
11,5281.11%
8,313-6.35%
7,722-1.46%
9,0511.60%
8,843-0.43%
10,0572.80%
10,7880.97%
11,8573.50%
12,0010.23%

Location

The municipal center of Lanuza is situated at approximately 9° 14' North, 126° 4' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.7 meters or 35.0 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 Lanuza are Tandag, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Surigao City, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Carmen, Madrid, Cantilan, Cortes, Carrascal, and Tago. Its distance from the national capital is 810.70 kilometers (503.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 810.70 kilometers (503.75 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,001, ranked 1,422 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 112.20 square kilometers, ranked 311 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 41 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,478 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.23%, ranked 267 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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