Tago, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code8302
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)253.28 km2 (97.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,329
Density (2015)139 / km2 (361 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 1' North, 126° 14' East (9.0195, 126.2331)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.0 meters (29.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 253.28 square kilometers or 97.79 square miles which constitutes 5.13% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,329. This represented 5.97% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 1.36% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 139 inhabitants per square kilometer or 361 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tago 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)
Alba4.77%1,6861,6055.05%0.94%
Anahao Bag‑o3.03%1,0701,389-22.97%-4.85%
Anahao Daan5.45%1,9271,51227.45%4.73%
Badong3.22%1,1371,202-5.41%-1.05%
Bajao2.94%1,0391,0083.08%0.58%
Bangsud2.50%8848336.12%1.14%
Cabangahan4.10%1,4471,3398.07%1.49%
Cagdapao2.87%1,01391710.47%1.91%
Camagong2.32%8188051.61%0.31%
Caras‑an3.29%1,1631,330-12.56%-2.52%
Cayale3.35%1,1841,301-8.99%-1.78%
Dayo‑an4.24%1,4991,26918.12%3.22%
Gamut6.79%2,3982,2277.68%1.42%
Jubang2.40%84875412.47%2.26%
Kinabigtasan3.46%1,2211,1218.92%1.64%
Layog2.58%9101,033-11.91%-2.38%
Lindoy2.37%836841-0.59%-0.11%
Mercedes1.14%4033922.81%0.53%
Purisima18.56%6,5566,4431.75%0.33%
Sumo‑sumo6.44%2,2752,1754.60%0.86%
Umbay1.27%4494177.67%1.42%
Unaban3.03%1,07190318.60%3.30%
Unidos3.52%1,2421,1438.66%1.59%
Victoria6.38%2,2532,03410.77%1.97%
Tago Total35,32933,9933.93%0.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tago for the fiscal year of 2016 was 107,990,466.64.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,048,926.04
201063,751,469.786.17%
201170,699,871.2010.90%
201268,649,145.97-2.90%
201376,761,432.3411.82%
201487,665,511.8814.21%
201598,114,110.7411.92%
2016107,990,466.6410.07%

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 Tago is 5 to 9, with 4,118 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 347 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1831
1 to 43,557
5 to 94,118
10 to 143,910
15 to 193,596
20 to 242,955
25 to 292,541
30 to 342,325
35 to 391,980
40 to 441,898
45 to 491,756
50 to 541,623
55 to 591,320
60 to 64979
65 to 69711
70 to 74514
75 to 79368
80 and over347
Total35,329

Historical population

The population of Tago grew from 21,346 in 1960 to 35,329 in 2015, an increase of 13,983 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.74%, or an increase of 1,336 people, from the previous population of 33,993 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,346
17,550-1.90%
19,6932.34%
21,1921.48%
23,9871.25%
27,1002.31%
29,7212.00%
31,3420.74%
33,9933.00%
35,3290.74%

Location

The municipal center of Tago is situated at approximately 9° 1' North, 126° 14' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.6 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 Tago are Tandag, Bayugan, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bislig, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Bayabas, Cagwait, San Miguel, Marihatag, Cortes, and Lanuza. Its distance from the national capital is 840.99 kilometers (522.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 840.99 kilometers (522.56 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,329, ranked 725 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 97.79 square kilometers, ranked 378 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 139 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,132 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.74%, 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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