Lingig, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count18
Postal code8312
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)305.17 km2 (117.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,485
Density (2015)103 / km2 (267 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 2' North, 126° 25' East (8.0375, 126.4121)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.5 meters (34.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 305.17 square kilometers or 117.83 square miles which constitutes 6.19% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,485. 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 103 inhabitants per square kilometer or 267 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lingig has 18 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)
Anibongan2.43%766893-14.22%-2.88%
Barcelona11.11%3,4974,012-12.84%-2.58%
Bogak4.85%1,5281,36012.35%2.24%
Bongan2.56%80764525.12%4.36%
Handamayan1.59%50244612.56%2.28%
Mahayahay6.40%2,0161,8817.18%1.33%
Mandus5.82%1,8342,086-12.08%-2.42%
Mansa‑ilao1.53%4814810.00%0.00%
Pagtila‑an6.73%2,1182,199-3.68%-0.71%
Palo Alto2.66%8391,024-18.07%-3.72%
Poblacion21.53%6,7786,7310.70%0.13%
Rajah Cabungso‑an7.15%2,2512,1166.38%1.18%
Sabang7.01%2,2082,388-7.54%-1.48%
Salvacion1.43%449489-8.18%-1.61%
San Roque4.31%1,3561,2954.71%0.88%
Tagpoporan5.08%1,5981,20033.17%5.61%
Union4.39%1,3811,10225.32%4.39%
Valencia3.42%1,0761,196-10.03%-1.99%
Lingig Total31,48531,544-0.19%-0.04%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lingig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 108,967,339.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,701,284.56
201062,976,248.975.49%
201168,683,673.799.06%
201266,928,103.35-2.56%
201374,998,101.3912.06%
201485,508,160.2914.01%
201599,320,981.2016.15%
2016108,967,339.779.71%

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 Lingig is 5 to 9, with 3,825 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 232 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1738
1 to 43,178
5 to 93,825
10 to 143,652
15 to 193,205
20 to 242,551
25 to 292,131
30 to 341,831
35 to 391,671
40 to 441,683
45 to 491,620
50 to 541,632
55 to 591,216
60 to 64938
65 to 69622
70 to 74457
75 to 79303
80 and over232
Total31,485

Historical population

The population of Lingig grew from 11,225 in 1960 to 31,485 in 2015, an increase of 20,260 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.04%, or a decrease of 59 people, from the previous population of 31,544 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,225
13,8362.07%
19,1726.76%
19,9930.84%
21,0150.50%
23,4772.10%
26,4872.62%
28,2690.90%
31,5444.07%
31,485-0.04%

Location

The municipal center of Lingig is situated at approximately 8° 2' North, 126° 25' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.5 meters or 34.6 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 Lingig are Bislig, Tagum, Bayugan, Panabo, Tandag, and Mati. The nearest municipalities are Boston, Cateel, Hinatuan, Trento, Santa Josefa, and Monkayo. Its distance from the national capital is 936.33 kilometers (581.81 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 936.33 kilometers (581.81 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,485, ranked 830 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 117.83 square kilometers, ranked 289 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 103 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,255 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.04%, ranked 1,078 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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