Baliguian, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count17
Postal code7123
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)439.26 km2 (169.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,588
Density (2015)51 / km2 (133 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 49' North, 122° 9' East (7.8105, 122.1452)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.2 meters (30.1 feet)

Baliguian is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 439.26 square kilometers or 169.60 square miles which constitutes 6.02% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,588. This represented 2.23% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 51 inhabitants per square kilometer or 133 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baliguian has 17 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)
Alegria6.18%1,3961,17418.91%3.35%
Diangas1.70%384390-1.54%-0.29%
Diculom4.20%94982315.31%2.75%
Guimotan1.70%38330525.57%4.43%
Kauswagan7.82%1,7661,7272.26%0.43%
Kilalaban8.46%1,9101,7817.24%1.34%
Linay9.53%2,1532,177-1.10%-0.21%
Lumay4.43%1,00181323.12%4.04%
Malinao6.83%1,5431,38911.09%2.02%
Mamad10.05%2,2712,310-1.69%-0.32%
Mamawan3.63%8218150.74%0.14%
Milidan6.76%1,5281,29717.81%3.17%
Nonoyan7.00%1,5821,4975.68%1.06%
Poblacion9.89%2,2342,0429.40%1.73%
San Jose5.45%1,2311,2002.58%0.49%
Tamao3.80%859915-6.12%-1.20%
Tan‑awan2.55%5775357.85%1.45%
Baliguian Total22,58821,1906.60%1.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baliguian for the fiscal year of 2016 was 106,935,159.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,928,337.33
201061,507,448.064.38%
201169,911,131.5713.66%
201267,657,348.84-3.22%
201375,131,761.1311.05%
201485,064,849.7513.22%
201597,005,584.7714.04%
2016106,935,159.3010.24%

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 Baliguian is 5 to 9, with 2,842 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 109 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1558
1 to 42,381
5 to 92,842
10 to 142,704
15 to 192,350
20 to 242,251
25 to 292,004
30 to 341,494
35 to 391,253
40 to 441,094
45 to 491,062
50 to 54796
55 to 59569
60 to 64502
65 to 69324
70 to 74179
75 to 79109
80 and over116
Total22,588

Historical population

The population of Baliguian grew from 8,957 in 1990 to 22,588 in 2015, an increase of 13,631 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 1,398 people, from the previous population of 21,190 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,957
12,6716.71%
15,6314.60%
20,5403.84%
21,1901.14%
22,5881.22%

Location

The municipal center of Baliguian is situated at approximately 7° 49' North, 122° 9' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.2 meters or 30.1 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 Baliguian are Zamboanga City, Isabela City, Lamitan, Pagadian, Dipolog, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Siocon, Sirawai, Gutalac, Tungawan, Roseller Lim, and Kalawit. Its distance from the national capital is 760.70 kilometers (472.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 760.70 kilometers (472.68 miles) to the North (N9°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,588, ranked 1,115 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 169.60 square kilometers, ranked 172 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 51 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,444 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 620 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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