Roseller Lim, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count26
Postal code7002
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)300.00 km2 (115.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,646
Density (2015)145 / km2 (377 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 40' North, 122° 28' East (7.6586, 122.4664)
Estimated elevation above sea level25.2 meters (82.6 feet)

Roseller Lim is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.

The municipality has a land area of 300.00 square kilometers or 115.83 square miles which constitutes 8.32% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,646. This represented 6.89% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 1.20% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 145 inhabitants per square kilometer or 377 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Roseller Lim 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)
Ali Alsree5.53%2,4141,98521.61%3.80%
Balansag2.01%8798473.78%0.71%
Calula2.65%1,1581,04710.60%1.94%
Casacon2.74%1,19692828.88%4.95%
Don Perfecto9.25%4,0372,44565.11%10.02%
Gango3.36%1,4661,3994.79%0.89%
Katipunan6.61%2,8842,8212.23%0.42%
Kulambugan3.97%1,7321,37426.06%4.51%
Mabini4.12%1,7971,29039.30%6.51%
Magsaysay3.73%1,6301,38217.95%3.19%
Malubal5.48%2,3902,12512.47%2.26%
New Antique2.31%1,00988114.53%2.62%
New Sagay3.12%1,3601,2548.45%1.56%
Palmera1.80%787886-11.17%-2.23%
Pres. Roxas5.45%2,3801,71139.10%6.49%
Remedios1.72%7496879.02%1.66%
San Antonio3.31%1,4431,3844.26%0.80%
San Fernandino6.01%2,6232,22317.99%3.20%
San Jose1.97%86274915.09%2.71%
Santo Rosario4.49%1,9601,58923.35%4.08%
Siawang4.38%1,9111,8284.54%0.85%
Silingan3.36%1,4671,3836.07%1.13%
Surabay3.65%1,5921,826-12.81%-2.58%
Taruc2.83%1,23799724.07%4.19%
Tilasan2.81%1,2271,03918.09%3.22%
Tupilac3.34%1,4561,13628.17%4.84%
Roseller Lim Total43,64637,21617.28%3.08%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Roseller Lim for the fiscal year of 2016 was 120,709,571.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200966,250,640.99
201070,091,294.475.80%
201176,679,209.019.40%
201274,635,488.85-2.67%
201384,000,851.6012.55%
201495,836,080.7814.09%
2015108,251,012.7612.95%
2016120,709,571.7711.51%

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 Roseller Lim is 5 to 9, with 5,537 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 246 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1955
1 to 44,345
5 to 95,537
10 to 145,260
15 to 194,609
20 to 244,119
25 to 293,346
30 to 342,860
35 to 392,622
40 to 442,262
45 to 492,022
50 to 541,715
55 to 591,313
60 to 641,023
65 to 69654
70 to 74443
75 to 79315
80 and over246
Total43,646

Historical population

The population of Roseller Lim grew from 29,325 in 1990 to 43,646 in 2015, an increase of 14,321 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.08%, or an increase of 6,430 people, from the previous population of 37,216 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
29,325
31,2911.22%
34,1521.89%
34,9520.32%
37,2162.31%
43,6463.08%

Location

The municipal center of Roseller Lim is situated at approximately 7° 40' North, 122° 28' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.2 meters or 82.6 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 Roseller Lim are Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Lamitan, Isabela City, Dipolog, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Tungawan, Ipil, Titay, Kalawit, Naga, and Kabasalan. Its distance from the national capital is 783.78 kilometers (487.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 783.78 kilometers (487.02 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,646, ranked 549 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 115.83 square kilometers, ranked 298 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 145 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,103 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.08%, ranked 994 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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