Naga, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count23
Postal code7004
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)246.30 km2 (95.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,547
Density (2015)157 / km2 (405 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 47' North, 122° 42' East (7.7907, 122.6947)
Estimated elevation above sea level25.2 meters (82.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 246.30 square kilometers or 95.10 square miles which constitutes 6.83% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,547. This represented 6.09% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 1.06% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 157 inhabitants per square kilometer or 405 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Naga 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)
Aguinaldo4.52%1,7421,6634.75%0.89%
Baga4.30%1,6561,5149.38%1.72%
Baluno3.97%1,5311,33015.11%2.72%
Bangkaw‑bangkaw2.04%788940-16.17%-3.30%
Cabong0.78%300375-20.00%-4.16%
Crossing Santa Clara7.58%2,9232,6968.42%1.55%
Gubawang1.59%6146080.99%0.19%
Guintoloan3.03%1,1671,512-22.82%-4.81%
Kaliantana6.18%2,3811,99319.47%3.44%
La Paz5.41%2,0871,9288.25%1.52%
Lower Sulitan2.05%789916-13.86%-2.80%
Mamagon5.07%1,9551,63519.57%3.46%
Marsolo4.03%1,5531,819-14.62%-2.97%
Poblacion8.66%3,3393,3110.85%0.16%
San Isidro3.45%1,3311,06025.57%4.43%
Sandayong4.99%1,9221,9170.26%0.05%
Santa Clara5.36%2,0672,245-7.93%-1.56%
Sulo8.96%3,4523,2476.31%1.17%
Tambanan4.33%1,6681,46713.70%2.47%
Taytay Manubo3.49%1,3461,16715.34%2.75%
Tilubog2.75%1,06094512.17%2.21%
Tipan3.31%1,2771,662-23.16%-4.89%
Upper Sulitan4.15%1,5991,864-14.22%-2.88%
Naga Total38,54737,8141.94%0.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Naga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 109,949,519.87.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200962,689,208.17
201065,759,773.564.90%
201171,614,833.068.90%
201270,063,068.71-2.17%
201377,006,362.509.91%
201486,940,265.1212.90%
2015100,422,712.8815.51%
2016109,949,519.879.49%

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 Naga is 5 to 9, with 4,902 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 250 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1810
1 to 43,898
5 to 94,902
10 to 144,674
15 to 193,866
20 to 243,541
25 to 292,857
30 to 342,449
35 to 392,234
40 to 442,014
45 to 491,771
50 to 541,510
55 to 591,426
60 to 641,015
65 to 69630
70 to 74395
75 to 79305
80 and over250
Total38,547

Historical population

The population of Naga grew from 20,591 in 1970 to 38,547 in 2015, an increase of 17,956 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.37%, or an increase of 733 people, from the previous population of 37,814 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,591
24,1623.26%
24,2090.04%
31,5822.69%
31,421-0.10%
35,1762.45%
37,3490.83%
37,8140.45%
38,5470.37%

Location

The municipal center of Naga is situated at approximately 7° 47' North, 122° 42' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.2 meters or 82.7 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 Naga are Pagadian, Dipolog, Zamboanga City, Tangub, Dapitan, and Ozamiz. The nearest municipalities are Kabasalan, Ipil, Titay, Tampilisan, Siay, and Kalawit. Its distance from the national capital is 775.12 kilometers (481.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 775.12 kilometers (481.64 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,547, ranked 651 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 95.10 square kilometers, ranked 396 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 157 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,061 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.37%, ranked 693 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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