Siocon, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count26
Postal code7120
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)503.20 km2 (194.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)46,907
Density (2015)93 / km2 (241 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 42' North, 122° 8' East (7.7067, 122.1395)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.2 meters (23.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 503.20 square kilometers or 194.29 square miles which constitutes 6.89% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 46,907. This represented 4.64% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 1.29% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 93 inhabitants per square kilometer or 241 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Siocon has 26 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)
Andres Micubo Jr.2.02%9471,098-13.75%-2.78%
Balagunan3.86%1,8121,63710.69%1.95%
Bucana5.91%2,7732,5359.39%1.72%
Bulacan1.67%782802-2.49%-0.48%
Candiz7.52%3,5293,08114.54%2.62%
Datu Sailila1.17%54848213.69%2.47%
Dionisio Riconalla3.02%1,4161,13225.09%4.35%
Jose P. Brillantes, Sr.4.17%1,9541,8953.11%0.59%
Latabon3.53%1,6581,30327.24%4.69%
Makiang4.57%2,1431,30364.47%9.94%
Malambuhangin1.24%58250814.57%2.62%
Malipot1.55%728956-23.85%-5.06%
Manaol3.72%1,7441,54213.10%2.37%
Mateo Francisco2.32%1,09092218.22%3.24%
Matiag2.22%1,03992012.93%2.34%
New Lituban3.78%1,7751,6785.78%1.08%
Pangian1.98%92780914.59%2.63%
Pisawak3.89%1,8241,7265.68%1.06%
Poblacion13.49%6,3285,68811.25%2.05%
S. Cabral1.80%84375511.66%2.12%
Santa Maria6.49%3,0462,58317.92%3.19%
Siay3.72%1,7471,42722.42%3.93%
Suhaile Arabi5.29%2,4822,18013.85%2.50%
Tabayo7.67%3,6003,3168.56%1.58%
Tagaytay0.97%45436325.07%4.35%
Tibangao2.42%1,13699614.06%2.54%
Siocon Total46,90741,63712.66%2.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siocon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 155,550,758.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200984,238,140.29
2010103,935,423.8923.38%
2011118,193,370.0813.72%
2012142,150,440.9320.27%
2013118,841,392.89-16.40%
2014128,925,604.338.49%
2015139,231,178.977.99%
2016155,550,758.4611.72%

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 Siocon is 5 to 9, with 5,814 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 265 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,143
1 to 45,468
5 to 95,814
10 to 145,414
15 to 195,007
20 to 244,396
25 to 293,704
30 to 343,151
35 to 392,799
40 to 442,329
45 to 492,031
50 to 541,621
55 to 591,272
60 to 64978
65 to 69718
70 to 74478
75 to 79319
80 and over265
Total46,907

Historical population

The population of Siocon grew from 16,953 in 1960 to 46,907 in 2015, an increase of 29,954 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.29%, or an increase of 5,270 people, from the previous population of 41,637 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,953
18,8421.04%
26,7237.26%
29,5192.01%
26,544-1.06%
28,1961.14%
32,6993.23%
41,2213.25%
41,6370.37%
46,9072.29%

Location

The municipal center of Siocon is situated at approximately 7° 42' North, 122° 8' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.5 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 Siocon are Zamboanga City, Isabela City, Lamitan, Pagadian, Dipolog, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Baliguian, Sirawai, Tungawan, Roseller Lim, Gutalac, and Sibuco. Its distance from the national capital is 771.93 kilometers (479.65 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 771.93 kilometers (479.65 miles) to the North (N9°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 46,907, ranked 504 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 194.29 square kilometers, ranked 136 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 93 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,285 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.30%, ranked 613 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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