Talusan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count14
Postal code7012
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Olutanga
Area (2007)58.16 km2 (22.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,969
Density (2015)515 / km2 (1,334 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 26' North, 122° 49' East (7.4267, 122.8104)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.1 meters (56.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 58.16 square kilometers or 22.46 square miles which constitutes 1.61% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,969. This represented 4.73% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 515 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,334 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talusan has 14 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)
Aurora2.00%59950019.80%3.50%
Baganipay6.80%2,0381,72318.28%3.25%
Bolingan2.75%82366324.13%4.20%
Bualan3.89%1,1671,0808.06%1.49%
Cawilan5.58%1,6731,45015.38%2.76%
Florida5.12%1,5331,24523.13%4.04%
Kasigpitan5.44%1,6301,29825.58%4.43%
Laparay10.06%3,0142,54118.61%3.30%
Mahayahay3.77%1,13089026.97%4.65%
Moalboal5.92%1,7741,44922.43%3.93%
Poblacion33.10%9,9198,40618.00%3.20%
Sagay5.74%1,7201,45218.46%3.28%
Samonte2.96%8888158.96%1.65%
Tuburan6.88%2,0611,75617.37%3.10%
Talusan Total29,96925,26818.60%3.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Talusan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 67,011,762.59.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,068,284.64
201039,206,299.575.77%
201142,930,270.589.50%
201240,959,855.74-4.59%
201347,026,484.8714.81%
201453,568,596.7813.91%
201560,972,487.6413.82%
201667,011,762.599.90%

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 Talusan is 5 to 9, with 4,312 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 92 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1777
1 to 43,710
5 to 94,312
10 to 144,145
15 to 193,531
20 to 242,773
25 to 292,162
30 to 341,693
35 to 391,534
40 to 441,326
45 to 491,260
50 to 54843
55 to 59661
60 to 64463
65 to 69343
70 to 74214
75 to 79130
80 and over92
Total29,969

Historical population

The population of Talusan grew from 10,477 in 1980 to 29,969 in 2015, an increase of 19,492 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.30%, or an increase of 4,701 people, from the previous population of 25,268 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,477
10,455-0.02%
15,0127.01%
18,3944.45%
22,8753.05%
25,2683.69%
29,9693.30%

Location

The municipal center of Talusan is situated at approximately 7° 26' North, 122° 49' East, in the island of Olutanga. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.1 meters or 56.2 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 Talusan are Pagadian, Zamboanga City, Lamitan, Isabela City, Tangub, and Ozamiz. The nearest municipalities are Mabuhay, Olutanga, Alicia, Payao, Imelda, and Siay. Its distance from the national capital is 817.27 kilometers (507.83 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 817.27 kilometers (507.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,969, ranked 865 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.46 square kilometers, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 515 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 337 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.30%, ranked 1,182 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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