Piñan, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count22
Postal code7105
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)93.75 km2 (36.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,161
Density (2015)215 / km2 (557 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 29' North, 123° 27' East (8.4793, 123.4497)
Estimated elevation above sea level61.0 meters (200.0 feet)

Piñan, formerly known as New Piñan, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Zamboanga del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 93.75 square kilometers or 36.20 square miles which constitutes 1.28% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,161. This represented 1.99% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 215 inhabitants per square kilometer or 557 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Piñan has 22 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)
Adante3.13%63150824.21%4.21%
Bacuyong5.41%1,0901,0404.81%0.90%
Bagong Silang1.38%279367-23.98%-5.09%
Calican6.31%1,2721,2650.55%0.11%
Del Pilar6.82%1,3751,3690.44%0.08%
Desin2.77%559569-1.76%-0.34%
Dilawa5.79%1,1681,0689.36%1.72%
Dionum3.43%692834-17.03%-3.49%
Lapu‑lapu5.33%1,0741,0452.78%0.52%
Lower Gumay4.11%82969319.62%3.47%
Luzvilla3.26%658809-18.67%-3.86%
Poblacion North14.46%2,9162,8213.37%0.63%
Poblacion South8.52%1,7171,883-8.82%-1.74%
Santa Fe1.83%368437-15.79%-3.22%
Segabe3.85%77770610.06%1.84%
Sikitan3.35%67555122.50%3.94%
Silano4.15%8367679.00%1.65%
Teresita5.79%1,1681,1630.43%0.08%
Tinaytayan3.23%6516263.99%0.75%
Ubay2.74%5525520.00%0.00%
Upper Gumay1.48%299377-20.69%-4.32%
Villarico2.85%575638-9.87%-1.96%
Piñan Total20,16120,0880.36%0.07%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Piñan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,939,596.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,295,095.72
201041,906,348.626.65%
201145,745,035.729.16%
201244,731,262.84-2.22%
201350,609,590.2813.14%
201457,061,405.4912.75%
201564,409,958.2812.88%
201671,939,596.8911.69%

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 Piñan is 5 to 9, with 2,196 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 224 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1396
1 to 41,788
5 to 92,196
10 to 142,062
15 to 192,006
20 to 241,745
25 to 291,445
30 to 341,277
35 to 391,236
40 to 441,179
45 to 491,045
50 to 541,028
55 to 59779
60 to 64680
65 to 69479
70 to 74350
75 to 79246
80 and over224
Total20,161

Historical population

The population of Piñan fell from 24,699 in 1960 to 20,161 in 2015, a decrease of 4,538 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.07%, or an increase of 73 people, from the previous population of 20,088 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,699
12,335-6.57%
13,1211.25%
14,3731.84%
15,4190.71%
19,4474.44%
17,950-1.70%
18,6690.54%
20,0882.70%
20,1610.07%

Location

The municipal center of Piñan is situated at approximately 8° 29' North, 123° 27' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 61.0 meters or 200.0 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 Piñan are Dipolog, Dapitan, Oroquieta, Tangub, Ozamiz, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Mutia, La Libertad, Polanco, Rizal, Sapang Dalaga, and Sibutad. Its distance from the national capital is 727.69 kilometers (452.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 727.69 kilometers (452.16 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,161, ranked 1,190 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.20 square kilometers, ranked 1,012 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 215 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 860 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.07%, ranked 1,021 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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