Sibuco, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count28
Postal code7122
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)782.54 km2 (302.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,620
Density (2015)44 / km2 (115 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 18' North, 122° 4' East (7.2923, 122.0668)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.0 meters (36.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 782.54 square kilometers or 302.14 square miles which constitutes 10.72% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,620. This represented 3.42% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 44 inhabitants per square kilometer or 115 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sibuco has 28 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)
Anongan5.70%1,9742,064-4.36%-0.85%
Basak0.38%130150-13.33%-2.69%
Bongalao1.89%656718-8.64%-1.70%
Cabbunan1.55%53534555.07%8.71%
Cawit‑cawit4.32%1,4971,516-1.25%-0.24%
Culaguan1.26%43639310.94%2.00%
Cusipan2.37%822918-10.46%-2.08%
Dinulan0.68%2362283.51%0.66%
Jatian4.86%1,6821,37222.59%3.95%
Kamarangan1.46%5061,011-49.95%-12.35%
Lakiki1.72%5965802.76%0.52%
Lambagoan1.16%40335912.26%2.23%
Limpapa1.41%489900-45.67%-10.97%
Lingayon3.24%1,1211,1071.26%0.24%
Lintangan13.69%4,7394,6202.58%0.49%
Litawan1.79%619855-27.60%-5.96%
Lunday4.53%1,5701,5630.45%0.09%
Malayal10.31%3,5703,01418.45%3.28%
Mantivo1.89%655743-11.84%-2.37%
Nala1.34%46536228.45%4.88%
Panganuran3.77%1,30479663.82%9.85%
Pangian3.06%1,0591,0253.32%0.62%
Paniran2.48%85975114.38%2.59%
Pasilnahut2.16%74750946.76%7.58%
Poblacion11.28%3,9062,67845.86%7.45%
Puliran3.34%1,15589129.63%5.07%
Santo Niño5.12%1,7711,845-4.01%-0.78%
Tangarak3.23%1,11866967.12%10.27%
Sibuco Total34,62031,9828.25%1.52%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sibuco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 161,925,407.03.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200989,951,879.68
201095,058,421.705.68%
2011102,949,004.368.30%
201299,593,926.57-3.26%
2013113,593,667.4514.06%
2014129,530,312.7814.03%
2015147,065,733.8513.54%
2016161,925,407.0310.10%

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 Sibuco is 5 to 9, with 4,631 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 166 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1954
1 to 43,884
5 to 94,631
10 to 144,136
15 to 193,573
20 to 243,062
25 to 292,807
30 to 342,350
35 to 392,037
40 to 441,744
45 to 491,521
50 to 541,233
55 to 59922
60 to 64707
65 to 69410
70 to 74290
75 to 79193
80 and over166
Total34,620

Historical population

The population of Sibuco grew from 6,323 in 1960 to 34,620 in 2015, an increase of 28,297 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.52%, or an increase of 2,638 people, from the previous population of 31,982 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,323
14,2578.28%
19,3576.33%
21,7282.34%
20,839-0.42%
23,2432.07%
24,4111.06%
28,1011.96%
31,9824.82%
34,6201.52%

Location

The municipal center of Sibuco is situated at approximately 7° 18' North, 122° 4' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.0 meters or 36.2 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 Sibuco are Zamboanga City, Isabela City, Lamitan, Pagadian, Dipolog, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Sirawai, Siocon, Tungawan, Baliguian, Roseller Lim, and Akbar. Its distance from the national capital is 815.99 kilometers (507.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 815.99 kilometers (507.03 miles) to the North (N8°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,620, ranked 739 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 302.14 square kilometers, ranked 45 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 44 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,462 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.52%, ranked 865 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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