Salug, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count23
Postal code7114
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)206.60 km2 (79.77 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,204
Density (2015)156 / km2 (404 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 6' North, 122° 45' East (8.1070, 122.7570)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.6 meters (41.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 206.60 square kilometers or 79.77 square miles which constitutes 2.83% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,204. This represented 3.18% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 156 inhabitants per square kilometer or 404 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Salug has 23 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)
Bacong4.25%1,3701,2926.04%1.12%
Balakan3.52%1,1341,1320.18%0.03%
Binoni4.48%1,4441,3725.25%0.98%
Calucap3.37%1,0851,0305.34%1.00%
Canawan4.63%1,4921,4790.88%0.17%
Caracol9.02%2,9062,6868.19%1.51%
Danao2.30%7407390.14%0.03%
Dinoan3.19%1,0271,0071.99%0.38%
Dipolod2.72%8778592.10%0.40%
Fatima3.03%9779314.94%0.92%
Ipilan2.40%7727098.89%1.63%
Lanawan2.73%8808780.23%0.04%
Liguac3.82%1,2301,2161.15%0.22%
Lipakan3.62%1,1671,1560.95%0.18%
Mucas6.10%1,9631,8516.05%1.12%
Pacuhan2.09%674682-1.17%-0.22%
Poblacion9.29%2,9922,9870.17%0.03%
Poblacion East11.38%3,6643,6540.27%0.05%
Pukay3.01%9699680.10%0.02%
Ramon Magsaysay5.88%1,8951,7299.60%1.76%
Santo Niño3.14%1,0109555.76%1.07%
Tambalang3.57%1,1511,1331.59%0.30%
Tapalan2.44%78571210.25%1.88%
Salug Total32,20431,1573.36%0.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Salug for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,762,739.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,482,238.27
201059,371,305.647.01%
201164,931,106.699.36%
201263,371,848.83-2.40%
201369,185,537.689.17%
201479,338,240.0814.67%
201589,975,608.1913.41%
201698,762,739.899.77%

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 Salug is 10 to 14, with 3,873 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 303 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1661
1 to 43,088
5 to 93,847
10 to 143,873
15 to 193,330
20 to 242,446
25 to 292,102
30 to 341,903
35 to 391,836
40 to 441,815
45 to 491,707
50 to 541,498
55 to 591,253
60 to 64996
65 to 69720
70 to 74483
75 to 79343
80 and over303
Total32,204

Historical population

The population of Salug grew from 13,486 in 1960 to 32,204 in 2015, an increase of 18,718 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.63%, or an increase of 1,047 people, from the previous population of 31,157 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,486
28,6887.66%
32,7092.67%
39,0883.63%
25,702-4.11%
28,4111.90%
28,9140.38%
29,9600.49%
31,1571.44%
32,2040.63%

Location

The municipal center of Salug is situated at approximately 8° 6' North, 122° 45' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.6 meters or 41.3 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 Salug are Pagadian, Dipolog, Dapitan, Tangub, Ozamiz, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Liloy, Godod, Tampilisan, Leon B. Postigo, Labason, and Sindangan. Its distance from the national capital is 742.95 kilometers (461.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 742.95 kilometers (461.64 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,204, ranked 802 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 79.77 square kilometers, ranked 488 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 156 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,066 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.63%, ranked 719 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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