Alicia, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count27
Postal code7040
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)183.08 km2 (70.69 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,013
Density (2015)197 / km2 (509 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 30' North, 122° 56' East (7.5051, 122.9414)
Estimated elevation above sea level2.7 meters (8.8 feet)

Alicia is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.

The municipality has a land area of 183.08 square kilometers or 70.69 square miles which constitutes 5.07% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,013. This represented 5.69% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 0.99% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 197 inhabitants per square kilometer or 509 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alicia has 27 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)
Alegria2.08%7507105.63%1.05%
Bagong Buhay1.57%56738945.76%7.44%
Bella4.09%1,4721,3786.82%1.26%
Calades2.25%809939-13.84%-2.80%
Concepcion3.84%1,3831,523-9.19%-1.82%
Dawa‑dawa7.28%2,6212,32012.97%2.35%
Gulayon3.45%1,2421,276-2.66%-0.51%
Ilisan1.72%6196042.48%0.47%
Kapatagan2.24%80867819.17%3.40%
Kauswagan2.07%7477016.56%1.22%
Kawayan5.73%2,0622,160-4.54%-0.88%
La Paz4.02%1,4491,476-1.83%-0.35%
Lambuyogan3.45%1,2441,1964.01%0.75%
Lapirawan2.23%8037349.40%1.73%
Litayon2.89%1,0391,059-1.89%-0.36%
Lutiman4.85%1,7471,6307.18%1.33%
Milagrosa4.22%1,5201,15731.37%5.33%
Naga‑naga5.04%1,8141,64810.07%1.84%
Pandan‑pandan3.65%1,31699831.86%5.41%
Payongan3.67%1,3231,09720.60%3.63%
Poblacion11.05%3,9784,026-1.19%-0.23%
Santa Maria2.64%9511,396-31.88%-7.05%
Santo Niño3.05%1,0981,401-21.63%-4.53%
Talaptap4.03%1,4501,3785.22%0.97%
Tampalan3.30%1,18772364.18%9.90%
Tandiong Muslim2.51%903910-0.77%-0.15%
Timbang‑timbang3.08%1,1111,388-19.96%-4.15%
Alicia Total36,01334,8953.20%0.60%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alicia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 101,716,781.59.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,233,624.53
201061,165,381.656.87%
201166,442,607.918.63%
201264,287,675.25-3.24%
201370,945,316.9010.36%
201482,331,141.7116.05%
201592,964,544.9512.92%
2016101,716,781.599.41%

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 Alicia is 5 to 9, with 4,728 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 236 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1798
1 to 43,610
5 to 94,728
10 to 144,341
15 to 193,854
20 to 243,298
25 to 292,811
30 to 342,346
35 to 392,063
40 to 441,804
45 to 491,652
50 to 541,438
55 to 591,079
60 to 64787
65 to 69531
70 to 74368
75 to 79269
80 and over236
Total36,013

Historical population

The population of Alicia grew from 13,277 in 1960 to 36,013 in 2015, an increase of 22,736 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.60%, or an increase of 1,118 people, from the previous population of 34,895 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,277
19,2723.71%
14,173-5.98%
20,5917.75%
24,8031.88%
27,9592.27%
29,9541.49%
32,2891.04%
34,8952.87%
36,0130.60%

Location

The municipal center of Alicia is situated at approximately 7° 30' North, 122° 56' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.7 meters or 8.8 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 Alicia are Pagadian, Tangub, Zamboanga City, Ozamiz, Dipolog, and Lamitan. The nearest municipalities are Mabuhay, Imelda, Talusan, Malangas, Payao, and Diplahan. Its distance from the national capital is 812.51 kilometers (504.87 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 812.51 kilometers (504.87 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,013, ranked 704 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 70.69 square kilometers, ranked 560 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 197 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 922 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.60%, ranked 824 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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