San Miguel, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count18
Postal code8301
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)558.00 km2 (215.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,340
Density (2015)71 / km2 (183 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 56' North, 126° 2' East (8.9341, 126.0396)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.8 meters (58.5 feet)

San Miguel is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Surigao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 558.00 square kilometers or 215.45 square miles which constitutes 11.31% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,340. This represented 6.64% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 1.51% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 71 inhabitants per square kilometer or 183 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Miguel 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)
Bagyang3.00%1,1811,384-14.67%-2.97%
Baras3.74%1,4721,3598.31%1.53%
Bitaugan3.40%1,3381,383-3.25%-0.63%
Bolhoon11.86%4,6664,3188.06%1.49%
Calatngan2.92%1,14894022.13%3.88%
Carromata7.31%2,8742,53113.55%2.45%
Castillo3.37%1,3261,2793.67%0.69%
Libas Gua3.60%1,4181,2979.33%1.71%
Libas Sud6.91%2,7172,7140.11%0.02%
Magroyong4.93%1,9401,8246.36%1.18%
Mahayag4.17%1,6411,5555.53%1.03%
Patong3.80%1,4951,4781.15%0.22%
Poblacion9.30%3,6583,3379.62%1.76%
Sagbayan6.57%2,5862,29212.83%2.32%
San Roque8.87%3,4902,97917.15%3.06%
Siagao4.39%1,7261,53512.44%2.26%
Tina9.14%3,5943,16713.48%2.44%
Umalag2.72%1,07091516.94%3.02%
San Miguel Total39,34036,2878.41%1.55%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Miguel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 150,222,484.61.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200983,288,275.67
201089,100,174.646.98%
201197,246,849.759.14%
201292,843,973.69-4.53%
2013104,746,689.3912.82%
2014121,259,175.7415.76%
2015135,515,449.1211.76%
2016150,222,484.6110.85%

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 San Miguel is 5 to 9, with 5,167 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 215 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,048
1 to 44,230
5 to 95,167
10 to 144,627
15 to 194,198
20 to 243,866
25 to 293,156
30 to 342,474
35 to 392,234
40 to 441,895
45 to 491,636
50 to 541,470
55 to 591,125
60 to 64810
65 to 69554
70 to 74381
75 to 79254
80 and over215
Total39,340

Historical population

The population of San Miguel grew from 9,307 in 1970 to 39,340 in 2015, an increase of 30,033 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.55%, or an increase of 3,053 people, from the previous population of 36,287 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,307
12,4436.00%
17,6427.23%
21,6712.08%
24,0061.94%
27,8833.26%
32,7372.24%
36,2873.82%
39,3401.55%

Location

The municipal center of San Miguel is situated at approximately 8° 56' North, 126° 2' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.8 meters or 58.5 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 San Miguel are Tandag, Bayugan, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Bislig, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Tago, Bayabas, Cagwait, San Agustin, Marihatag, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 833.90 kilometers (518.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 833.90 kilometers (518.16 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,340, ranked 634 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 215.45 square kilometers, ranked 106 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 71 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,375 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.55%, ranked 1,432 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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