Tagbina, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count25
Postal code8308
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)343.49 km2 (132.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,833
Density (2015)113 / km2 (293 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 27' North, 126° 10' East (8.4573, 126.1590)
Estimated elevation above sea level37.0 meters (121.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 343.49 square kilometers or 132.62 square miles which constitutes 6.96% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,833. This represented 6.56% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 1.50% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 113 inhabitants per square kilometer or 293 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tagbina has 25 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)
Batunan2.16%83949370.18%10.65%
Carpenito3.36%1,3061,2841.71%0.32%
Doña Carmen7.32%2,8412,7493.35%0.63%
Hinagdanan2.51%97587311.68%2.13%
Kahayagan3.94%1,5301,614-5.20%-1.01%
Lago1.88%731854-14.40%-2.92%
Maglambing3.83%1,4891,3549.97%1.83%
Maglatab2.73%1,0609818.05%1.49%
Magsaysay2.37%9228636.84%1.27%
Malixi3.66%1,4221,22615.99%2.86%
Manambia2.47%96082216.79%3.00%
Osmeña3.35%1,2991,2047.89%1.46%
Poblacion15.62%6,0675,24115.76%2.83%
Quezon5.81%2,2551,44256.38%8.89%
San Vicente3.18%1,2341,05017.52%3.12%
Santa Cruz2.04%791919-13.93%-2.82%
Santa Fe1.39%54130080.33%11.88%
Santa Juana6.64%2,5782,832-8.97%-1.77%
Santa Maria5.19%2,0141,71517.43%3.11%
Sayon1.38%53445118.40%3.27%
Soriano3.53%1,3711,01335.34%5.93%
Tagongon5.89%2,2872,1625.78%1.08%
Trinidad1.31%5084688.55%1.57%
Ugoban2.98%1,15893324.12%4.20%
Villaverde5.46%2,1211,9697.72%1.43%
Tagbina Total38,83334,81211.55%2.10%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tagbina for the fiscal year of 2016 was 121,259,500.87.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200974,956,716.68
201073,979,277.42-1.30%
201180,081,787.358.25%
201278,739,803.74-1.68%
201383,909,462.876.57%
201495,773,363.6814.14%
2015109,852,000.7914.70%
2016121,259,500.8710.38%

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 Tagbina is 5 to 9, with 4,484 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 368 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1942
1 to 43,764
5 to 94,484
10 to 144,090
15 to 194,151
20 to 243,896
25 to 293,105
30 to 342,401
35 to 392,091
40 to 441,866
45 to 491,760
50 to 541,642
55 to 591,492
60 to 641,138
65 to 69774
70 to 74498
75 to 79371
80 and over368
Total38,833

Historical population

The population of Tagbina grew from 13,040 in 1970 to 38,833 in 2015, an increase of 25,793 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.10%, or an increase of 4,021 people, from the previous population of 34,812 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,040
20,2049.18%
22,5722.24%
28,9762.53%
32,2952.05%
34,0571.15%
36,5951.00%
34,812-1.80%
38,8332.10%

Location

The municipal center of Tagbina is situated at approximately 8° 27' North, 126° 10' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.0 meters or 121.4 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 Tagbina are Bislig, Bayugan, Tandag, Butuan, Cabadbaran, and Tagum. The nearest municipalities are Barobo, Rosario, Lianga, San Francisco, Hinatuan, and Prosperidad. Its distance from the national capital is 882.71 kilometers (548.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 882.71 kilometers (548.49 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,833, ranked 647 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 132.62 square kilometers, ranked 240 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 113 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,225 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.10%, ranked 1,229 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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